5) Harvard Business School
- Tuition fees: US$146,880
- Percentage of female students: 41 percent
- Percentage of international students: 37 percent
- Students in class: 930
Harvard Business School is recognized as the originator of the MBA, running the world’s first program in 1908. Ranked fifth, it achieves the joint second-highest score in the rankings for employability. The school’s famous case method is internationally renowned, with HBS faculty writing over 80 percent of business school cases sold globally. During the 24-month MBA, students will read and work on around 500 cases, both individually and in groups.