List of Ivy League business schools

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This list of Ivy League business schools outlines the six universities of the Ivy League that host a business school. The creation of business schools at Ivy League universities occurred over a period of nearly a century, beginning with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1881 by Joseph Wharton, which was the first collegiate (undergraduate) business school in the world.[1] In 1900, the Tuck School at Dartmouth was founded as the world's first graduate school of business; and in 1921, Harvard Business School became the first business school to offer the MBA degree.

Two Ivy League institutions, Brown University and Princeton University, do not have business schools. However Princeton is home to the Bendheim Center for Finance, which specializes in quantitative finance and offers an undergraduate finance certificate and the masters in finance degree. Brown offers a Business Economics track within its Commerce, Organizations and Entrepreneurship undergraduate concentration,[2] and a joint MBA program with Spain's Instituto de Empresa Business School.[3]

School name Host institution Location Image Degree programs offered Year founded
Wharton School of Business University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Huntsman Hall (Philadelphia).JPG BS Econ, MBA/EMBA, PhD 1881
Tuck School of Business Dartmouth College Hanover, New Hampshire TuckSchoolofBusiness.jpg MBA 1900
Harvard Business School Harvard University Boston, Massachusetts Harvard business school baker library 2009a.JPG MBA, PhD, DBA 1908
Columbia Business School Columbia University New York City, New York Urishall.JPEG MPhil, MS, MBA/EMBA, PhD 1916
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management Cornell University Ithaca, New York SageHallexterior.JPG MBA/EMBA, PhD 1946
Yale School of Management Yale University New Haven, Connecticut Yale School of Management Evans Hall front.JPG MBA/EMBA, PhD, Executive Education, Joint Degree 1976
Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management Cornell University Ithaca, New York Cornell Warren Hall 2.jpg BS, MS, MPS, PhD 1909
Cornell University School of Hotel Administration Cornell University Ithaca, New York StatlerHotel.jpg BS, MMH, MS, PhD 1922

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Wharton official Web site
  2. ^ "Business Economic Track". Brown University. Retrieved 2008-01-18. 
  3. ^ "Brown University and IE Business School to Launch a Joint EMBA". MBA Today. Retrieved 2014-05-28.