It is indeed a dream of every study abroad student to study in UK, especially the MBA program. Most of the UK colleges offer a 1 year MBA program which reduces the overall cost and time of candidates. To make this dream into reality, one has to work hard and act smart. As all the top UK universities have limited seats the acceptance rate is likely to be low. Thus, working hard on the application is a mandatory step for all the individuals. In this blog, we shall be covering MBA acceptance rates at top UK business schools.
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What is Acceptance Rate?
A college’s acceptance rate is a numeric representation that represents the number of applicants that are admitted into the respective college’s MBA program. This numeric figure is a great indicator of how competitive it is to get admission to your preferred college in UK to pursue MBA. The acceptance rate is calculated by dividing the number of accepted students by the number of total applicants in a college. Let us now move forward and have a look at the MBA acceptance rates at top UK business schools.
MBA Acceptance Rates at Top UK Business Schools
Here is a list of top 20 UK business school and their estimated acceptance rate:
|S.No||Universities/ Colleges||QS Global MBA Rankings-UK, 2021||City||Acceptance Rate in percentage (%)|
|1||London Business School||7||London||25.0|
|2||Said Business School, University of Oxford||16||Oxford||6-10|
|3||Cambridge Judge Business School||17||Cambridge||33.0|
|4||Imperial College London Business School||22||London||50.0|
|5||Warwick Business School, University of Warwick||34||Coventry||57.0|
|6||Alliance Manchester Business School||48||Manchester||50.0|
|7||University of Edinburgh Business School, University of Edinburg||52||Edinburgh||44.0|
|8||The Business School (Formerly known as Cass)||75||London||15.0|
|9||Cranfield School of Business, Cranfield University||79||Cranfield||29.0|
|10||Durham University Business School, Durham University||84||Durham||10-15|
|11||Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster University||111-120||Lancaster||20-30|
|12||Aston Business School, Aston University||121-130||Birmingham||50.0|
|13||Leeds University Business School, Leeds Trinity University||121-130||Leeds||70.0|
|14||Birmingham University Business School, University of Birmingham||131-140||Birmingham||75.0|
|15||Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham||131-140||Nottingham||15-20|
|16||Bath School of Management, University of Bath||151-200||Bath||10-20|
|17||Brunel Business School, Brunel University||151-200||London||65.0|
|18||Exeter Business School, University of Exeter||151-200||Exeter||20-30|
|19||Adam Smith School of Economics and Finance, University of Glasgow||151-200||Glasgow||65-70|
|20||Kent Business School, Kent State University||151-200||Canterbury||15-20|
Note- The acceptance rates mentioned above are for indicative purposes and are subjected to change.
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The Most & Least Competitive UK Business Schools
As per the acceptance rates given in the above table, the London Business School stands at the top as the most competitive business schools in the UK that alleges to offer an MBA course with a difference and offers a 15-21 months duration of MBA program that consists of 5 different terms throughout the program. The aim of the London Business School is to provide a tailor made and a career transforming MBA program to its students that can prove to be a life-changing and learning experience for them.
On the contrary, The Kent Business School, in Canterbury, England is at the bottom of our list of top 20 UK Business schools and their MBA acceptance rates. Since its opening in 1988, Kent offers undergraduate, postgraduate, Ph.D. degree programs and the ever so famous Kent MBA program. The Kent MBA program offers a full time 1 year and part-time MBA programs and promises to deliver practical and applicable knowledge that will transform the students into a responsible, innovative, and entrepreneurial business leader, using sustainable management practices for the advancement of local and global communities.
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