Financial Times MBA 2021 ranking: EDHEC Global MBA gains 12 places and confirms its position in the top 100 worldwide

Written on 08 February 2021.

The Financial Times MBA 2021 ranking published today confirms EDHEC’s position in the top 100 MBA programmes worldwide and extends the School’s continuous progress in this pivotal ranking for executive education programmes designed for managers and senior executives.


Top-3 France, Top-20 Europe with INSEAD and HEC

Ranked 76th worldwide for its Global MBA, EDHEC gained 12 places relative to 2020.

In a highly competitive global market, this steady progress in the FT MBA ranking underscores the growing appeal of EDHEC’s Global MBA to young professionals seeking an international leadership career.

The Financial Times ranking recognises the overall excellence and value of EDHEC’s programme and its ability to develop and support talented, principled leaders who are able to thrive in a complex, international and diverse business environment.


Top 20 worldwide on the Value for Money and International Mobility criteria

By placing the programme 3rd in the Corporate & Social Responsibility dimension, the Financial Times acknowledged EDHEC’s commitment to society. The desire to train responsible leaders is central to the School’s strategy, both at institutional and educational level, and is translated in practical terms, notably through the synergies between classes and research in the field of sustainable finance.   

Ranked 15th worldwide in terms of International Mobility (+14 places vs 2020), EDHEC’s Global MBA stands out for the diversity of its participants (99% are of international origin) and its ability to develop the skills needed to pursue an international career or work in a multicultural environment.

EDHEC’s programme claimed 17th position worldwide on the Value for Money criterion, up 11 places relative to 2020. This performance reflects the value added and career prospects offered by the programme. It also results from an ambitious scholarship policy particularly focused on deserving students from all over the world and women of high-potential.

“Businesses are more than ever in need of responsible leaders endowed with the open-mindedness, agility and commitment required to overcome the major economic, societal and environmental challenges they encounter. This latest Financial Times ranking reinforces our desire to offer participants a high-impact MBA that provides a unique learning experience and is resolutely turned towards the major issues facing companies and society in general,”

underlines Stéphane Canonne, Director of Executive Education & MBAs, EDHEC Business School.

Discover the full FT ranking here.

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