TCU Executive MBA is No. 18 in the World

TCU EMBA also ranks No. 3 in the world for faculty quality, No. 5 for program quality and No. 15 for student quality.

The Economist has ranked executive MBA programs, and the TCU EMBA has achieved the position of No. 18 in the world, making it No. 8 among U.S. schools. Yale is No. 1, UCLA/University of Singapore is No. 2 and WHU/Northwestern is No. 3.

TCU EMBA’s rank places it ahead of the other Texas schools included in the ranking; Rice is No. 37, UT-Austin is No. 38 and SMU is No. 40.

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Recent TCU EMBA graduates

“Our priority is to assure that our students benefit from a strong curriculum taught by outstanding faculty, an emphasis on agile strategic leadership and a personal approach to career development. This combination makes the TCU EMBA one of the best programs in the world,” said Dr. Suzanne Carter, executive director of the Executive MBA program at the TCU Neeley School of Business.

TCU’s Executive MBA is an accredited 18-month program designed for successful executives, entrepreneurs and high-potential managers with a focus on developing strategic business leaders. Students’ average age is 39 with an average 11 years of managerial experience. Classes take place on alternating Fridays and Saturdays on the TCU campus.

The Economist collected quantitative data from schools and also surveyed current students and recent graduates for their rating of faculty, alumni, classmates and their overall EMBA experience. Below is a sample of TCU Neeley’s 2018 ranking. For the complete ranking visit

The Economist 2018 Executive MBA Rankings – TCU Neeley School of Business

Category World Rank
Overall Global Ranking 18
Student Rating of Faculty Quality 1
Faculty Quality 3
Program Quality 5
Fulfill Pre-EMBA Goals 6
Work Experience 9
Student Rating of Helpfulness of EMBA Alumni 9
Personal Development & Educational Experience 13