Rankings and accreditations

We are consistently ranked among the best business schools in the world.

Ashridge Executive Education rankings

Financial Times

Executive Education Rankings 2016

Ashridge Executive Education programs are consistently ranked amongst the best in the world by the Financial Times. In the 2016 listings, the combined rankings of our Custom and Open programs placed us at 22nd Globally for Executive Education.

  • 22nd Best Executive Education Programs Globally, Combined Rankings (Executive Education 2016)
  • 19th Best Custom Programs Globally  (Executive Education 2016)
  • 36th Best Open Programs Globally  (Executive Education 2016)

Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Top 20 Executive Education 2013

Ashridge Executive Education Custom and Open programs are ranked in Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Top 20 Executive Education for 2013.

  • 7th Best Custom Programs Globally (Executive Education 2013)
  • 18th Best Open Programs Globally(Executive Education 2013)

Hult International Business School graduate rankings

Bloomberg BusinessWeek

MBA rankings 2014

Our MBA program is ranked in Bloomberg Businessweek’s best full-time MBA programs and we are listed as the 21st best international business school in the world.

  • 21st Best International Business School (MBA rankings 2014)

The Economist

MBA Rankings 2014

The Economist’s evaluation of the top 100 business schools worldwide is distinguished by its student-centric and global comparison of the best full-time MBA programs around the world.

  • 55th Best MBA Worldwide (MBA rankings 2014)
  • 1st for International Exchange Opportunities (MBA rankings 2014)
  • 1st for Diversity of Industries Recruiting Graduates (MBA rankings 2014)
  • 6th for Percentage Increase on Pre-MBA Salary (MBA rankings 2014)

EMBA Rankings 2015

The Economist ranks EMBA programs on two broad measures: educational experience and career development. In the subcategories, Hult stood out for our global reach and diversity, both in terms of the number of industries our students are working in, the diversity of students themselves, and the geographical spread of our students.

  • 50th Best EMBA Worldwide (EMBA rankings 2015)
  • 11th for Percentage Increase on Pre-EMBA Salary After One Year (EMBA rankings 2015)
  • 1st for Industries Represented in Class (EMBA rankings 2015)
National and International rankings

Ashridge accreditation

Ashridge is triple accredited, holding AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditations. These benchmarks of quality and standards in education confirm that Ashridge degrees are some of the best in the market, providing you with a highly sought-after education that equips you to take on the most demanding leadership challenges.

Equis, AACSB, and  Association of MBAs

Ashridge House

IACC Green Star award

Silver Tier supporting the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) Environmental Policy in striving for more sustainable, environmentally responsible industry policies and practices.

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Ashridge international standard ratings

ISO50001 Energy Management 

This is a standard awarded for work on energy performance improvement. 

ISO14001 Environmental Management

This is a standard awarded for work on energy and water reduction, waste management and responsible sourcing.

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QAA – The UK Quality Code for Higher Education

​​​The UK Quality Code for Higher Education (the Quality Code) sets out the Expectations that all providers of UK higher education are required to meet.

View this institution's latest review report.

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