Singapore MBA Rankings

The MBA programs in Singapore come from the following business schools - NUS Business School, Nanyang Business School, and SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business.

These local institutions are highly reputable and internationally recognized, this is thanks in part to the great amount of support and association the schools get from the Singaporean government, which is well known for its emphasis on education and academic grades.

The rankings of and awards for these Singaporean Universities and their MBA programs are as follows:


NUS MBA, NUS Business School

Financial Times MBA Rankings 2012
#1 in Singapore
#23 Globally
#9 for Global Mobility

Forbes, Best International 2-year MBA Program 2011
#1 in Singapore and Asia
#4 among institutions outside U.S.

Economist Intelligence Unit, “Which MBA?” ranking survey 2010
#8 Globally for Education Experience
#9 Globally for Increase Post-Graduation salary
#84 Full Time MBA Ranking

Asia Pacific Executive (APEX) MBA, NUS Business School

Financial Times EMBA Rankings 2011
#19 Globally
#1 for International Students Category
#15 for Aims Achieved

UCLA-NUS Executive MBA, NUS Business School

Financial Times EMBA Rankings 2011
#9 Globally (ranked for the first time)
#5 for International Course Experience

NUS Business School

The Princeton Review - The Best 294 Business Schools (2012 Edition)
Top 10 for non-U.S. Business Schools
Only business school in Singapore to be listed on Best Business Schools (International)

QS, World University rankings 2010
#1 in Singapore
#3 in Asia
#31 Globally

QS Global 200 Top Business Schools 2010/11
MBA Employers’ Choice (Schools in Asia Pacific most favoured by employers.)
#1 Singapore University
Top 3 in Asia Pacific

Global 200 Business Schools Report 2012 - MBA Ratings
#4 in Asia Pacific

Times Higher Education, Top University by Reputation 2012
#23 Globally
#3 in Asia

Times Higher Education, World University Rankings 2011/2012
#1 in Singapore
#3 in Asia
#40 Globally

S3 Asia MBA, NUS Business School

#1 in International Management


Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2012
#34 Globally

Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2010
#1 in Asia for International Mobility
#2 in Asia for Career Progress

The Economist Full-Time MBA Ranking 2004-2011
#1 in Singapore

The Economist Full-Time MBA Ranking 2011
#69 Globally
#3 in Asia

Economist Intelligence Unit, "Which MBA?" Ranking Survey 2010
#5 Globally for Diversity of Recruiters
#1 in Asia for Diversity of Recruiters
#15 Globally for Education experience
#6 in Asia for Education experience
#21 Globally for Career Services
#4 in Asia for Career Services

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting
#1 in Singapore for Accounting Research
#3 in Asia for Accounting Research

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal
#1 in Singapore for Finance Research
#3 in Asia for Finance Research

Centre for Leadership & Cultural Intelligence (CLCI)
#1 Globally


Asia-Pacific MBA rating, QS Global 200 Business School Report 2012
#25 in Asia

Financial Times MBA Rankings 2012
FT rankings require that a college graduate its first class at least for a 3 years span before it is able to assess and rank the school. SMU's first batch of MBA students graduated in 2009, and consequently, the school did not make FT MBA Rankings in 2012.
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