Rankings & Accreditations


The Economist rankings

The Economist’s evaluation of top business schools is distinguished by its student-centric and global comparison of the best full-time MBA programs around the world. Out of the hundred top business schools qualified to participate in the survey, Hult is highly competitive in both its diversity and career statistics. We particularly stood out as one of the very few U.S. schools to offer an MBA program in multiple locations around the world.

The Economist ranks Hult as the 55th best business school in the world

59th best business school in the world

32nd best business school in North America

34th best business school in the US

The Economist ranks Hult 6th in percentage increase on pre-MBA salary

5th in Percentage Increase on Pre-MBA Salary

The Economist ranks Hult as the 1st for intenational exchange opportunities

1st for international exchange opportunities

The Economist ranks Hult as the 1st for diversity of industries recruiting graduates

1st for diversity of industries recruiting graduates

The Economist ranks Hult 6th in internationalism of Alumni

5th in Internationalism of Alumni

Bloomberg Businessweek rankings

We rank in Bloomberg Businessweek’s best full-time MBA programs for 2014. Businessweek ranks U.S. and international schools primarily according to student and employer satisfaction, which determine 90% of the score. We placed 21st in the international category, as well as in the top ten for employer satisfaction that rates graduates’ performance on specific qualities important to employers and how effective they were once hired. Our strong performance with employers in these rankings reinforces our mission to provide the most globally relevant business education.

Ranked 10th among international schools for employer satisfaction (Businessweek, 2014)

10th for employer satisfaction

Ranked 21st best international business school (Businessweek, 2014)

21st best business school in the international category

Award-winning innovation

Accrediting body, the Association of MBAs (AMBA), have presented us with their Innovation Award, which recognizes new practices, risks, and creativity. AMBA is the international independent authority on postgraduate business education. Their accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA, and MBM programs, and they currently accredit over 200 business schools in more than 70 countries. For us, innovation is a crucial part of providing a globally relevant education that keeps pace with the fast-changing demands of the business world.


All our business degree programs are U.S.-accredited, so no matter where you study with us, your degree is recognized in the U.S. and internationally. We are also recognized by several international independent bodies.

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New England Association of Schools and Colleges

In 1976, our school was officially accredited by NEASC, North America’s oldest regional governing accreditation body of the top business programs in the northeastern United States.

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Association of MBAs (AMBA)

In 2005, Hult was officially accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), making us the first business school in the United States to have accredited degrees recognized by this prestigious international body.

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Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Hult is authorized by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education (formerly the Mass Board) to confer the MBA, MIB, and MFIN degrees within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Accreditation disclaimer

Hult International Business School, Inc. is a non-profit corporation organized in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Financial information for Hult International Business School can be found here.

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