Gustavson School of Business rankings

MGB students and former Associate Director John Oldale celebrate the program's ranking in the Financial Times
Celebrating the Master of Global Business program's ranking in the Financial Times Top 95 Master in Management programs

Rankings reflecting our values

Gustavson's rankings demonstrate significant achievements in areas of key important to us: sustainability and social responsibility, international education and experience, and diversity. This recognition shows our success in enacting our values, and strengthens our reputation as a school with a deep sense of purpose.

"Rankings are one component of the multiple ways business schools are assessed. We are proud of the rankings we have received, in particular, those that highlight accomplishments in our main areas of focus. I invite you to look at the stories behind the statistics to truly appreciate what makes the Gustavson School of Business so special." 

Saul Klein
Dean of the Gustavson School of Business

Recognizing responsible leadership

Corporate Knights

Corporate Knights' Better World MBA ranking once again recognizes Gustavson for its global leadership in sustainable business education.

Showing commitment to diversity


QS World University Rankings shows Gustavson shines when it comes to diversity.


Four Palmes of Excellence as a “Top Business School with Significant International Influence” and a 161% Dean’s Vote rating (2020)

Master of Global Business  - Ranked #11 in International Management in North America (2021)

Master of Business Administration - Ranked #36 in MBA Fulltime in North America (2021)


Top Business Universities:

  • 2021 - 17th out of 20
  • 2020 - 18th out of 20
  • 2018 - 17th out of 20 (tied with Université du Québec à Montréal)
  • 2017 - 18th out of 20 

University Rankings Comprehensive (University of Victoria):

  • 2022 - 1st out of 15 (tied with Simon Fraser University)
  • 2021 - 2nd out of 15 (tied with the University of Waterloo)
  • 2020 - 2nd out of 15
  • 2019 - 2nd out of 15
  • 2018 - 2nd out of 15
  • 2017 - 3rd out of 16

Times Higher Education

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings provide global rankings measuring institutions' social and economic impact as related to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. 


  • 2022 - 12th in the world

Specific Sustainable Development Goals

  • 2022
    • 2nd for climate action
    • 5th for life below water
    • 2nd for life on land