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Since 1946, Thunderbird has been synonymous with leadership in international business education.

#1

Internationalism of Alumni

The Economist 2014

#4

Best Business Schools - International Specialty

U.S. News & World Report 2018

1st

school to focus exclusively on international business

Programs & Degrees Rankings

  • #1
    Internationalism of Alumni
    The Economist 2015
  • #1
    Networking & Number of overseas MBA alumni branches
    Executive MBA
    The Economist 2015
  • #1
    Number of industry sectors from which students applied
    Executive MBA
    The Economist 2015
  • #1
    Internationalism of Alumni
    The Economist 2014
  • #1
    Top MBA Program by Specialty: International Business
    Bloomberg Businessweek 2012
  • #1
    Executive MBA Alumni score
    The Wall Street Journal 2010
  • #1
    Executive MBA
    Management Skills Taught score
    The Wall Street Journal 2010
  • #2
    Student assessment of the helpfulness of EMBA alumni
    Executive MBA
    The Economist 2015
  • #3
    Recruiter Reputation
    Online Master of Global Management
    QS Distance/Online MBA Rankings 2017
  • #3
    Potential to Network
    The Economist 2014
  • #3
    Best Executive MBA Programs
    The Wall Street Journal 2010
  • #4
    Best Business Schools - International Specialty
    U.S. News & World Report 2018
  • #4
    Top 10 Culturally Dynamic Universities
    College Magazine 2016
  • #5
    Quality of Faculty
    Executive MBA
    The Economist 2015
  • #5
    Student rating of teaching quality Executive MBA
    The Economist 2015
  • #5
    Personal Development and Educational Experience
    Executive MBA
    The Economist 2015
  • #5
    Most International B-Schools
    in the US (based on global student body)
    Bloomberg Businessweek 2012
  • #5
    Top MBA Programs by Specialty: Diversity
    Bloomberg Businessweek 2013
  • #7
    Top 10 for Corporate Social Responsibility
    Financial Times 2011
  • #9
    Career Development Executive MBA
    The Economist 2015
  • #9
    Most International Students
    U.S. News & World Report "The Short List" 2012
  • #13
    Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities (ASU)
    Peace Corps 2017
  • #15
    Best Executive MBA
    Global Ranking
    Ivy Exec 2017 Best Executive MBA Rankings
  • #16
    Executive MBA Programs
    Bloomberg Businessweek 2012
  • #18
    Top Executive MBA programs worldwide
    Poets&Quants 2013
  • #21
    Best Online Graduate Business Programs
    U.S. News & World Report 2015

Executive Education Rankings

  • #1
    Standout Performance: Most Female Friendly School (70% of open program participants are women)
    Financial Times 2017
  • #5
    “Faculty Diversity" Open Enrollment Programs
    Financial Times 2014
  • #6
    International Clients
    Financial Times 2017
  • #6
    Thunderbird Custom Programs (U.S.)
    Financial Times 2015
  • #7
    International Location
    Open Enrollment Programs
    Financial Times 2014
  • #13
    Course Design
    Open Enrollment Programs
    Financial Times 2014
  • #14
    Top Open Enrollment Programs in the World (includes Thunderbird International Consortia programs)
    Financial Times 2014
  • #15
    Overall Executive Education
    Financial Times 2015