Which are the best US MBAs based on European reputation/network?

e.g. Columbia has a great network in Europe, while Kellogg or Tuck probably do not have the same “brand-power” and “network” that they experience here in the USA.

Context: I’m European, currently working in the US. I’d like to keep working here in the mid-run, but also conscious of the fact that in the future I might want to go back to Europe to live closer to my family.

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MIT, Harvard, Stanford & Yale are known in Europe.

UPenn might as well be U of Phoenix in many people's perception. However, in industries like finance and consulting you'll be fine regardless


There’s a diff between UPenn and Wharton imo. Wharton people don’t really say they go to Penn.


I would say H>>>>>W=S>>MIT, Columbia >>> Others for European recognition


I’m with OP. I think Berkeley still has some name recognition in Europe. Particularly among people who studied science at undergrad. But also agree that it’s splitting hairs


Brand recognition: Harvard, Stanford, Yale, MIT, Columbia, Berkeley, UCLA, NYU .. unfortunately people will not know or differentiate (without doing some research) between Penn (and other Ivy League schools, brown and Cornell are virtually unknown in Europe) and someone who’s gone to another university located in a big east coast city (Boston college, Georgetown, etc.)

Point taken - thanks!

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