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2022 QS Ranking: ESSEC still among the best higher education institutions

09-09-2021
2022 QS Ranking: ESSEC still among the best higher education institutions

On Wednesday, September 9th, QS published its 2022 international ranking for Business Masters. In addition to the four programs already ranked in this category (Master in Strategy and Management of International Business (SMIB), the Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics, the Master in Finance, and the Global MBA, the MSc in Marketing Management and Digital (MMD) made its debut in the QS ranking this year and is ranked 4th in the world! All our programs are ranked among the best in the world: 

  • The MSc in Marketing Management and digital (MMD) went directly to the 4th position in the world, 1st in Asia and 3rd in Europe in its first year in the ranking

  • The Master in Strategy and Management of International Business (Master SMIB in pre-experience and post-experience) tied for 3rd in the world and in Europe and 1st in Asia in the Master’s in Management category

  • The Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics, a partnership with CentraleSupélec, ranked 4th (-1) in the world for Master’s in Business Analytics and  2nd in Europe 

  • The Master in Finance ranked 7th (=) in the world, 5th in Europe

  • The Global MBA ranked 27th (=) in the world, 13th in Europe

The ranking is based on various criteria, with different weighting depending on the program. The main criteria are employability, thought leadership, entrepreneurship, the impact and future of alumni, diversity, and the ROI. 

The MSc MMD ranked 4th in the world out of 105 programs. The program obtained excellent scores on all criteria. In particular, QS highlighted alumni success (99.4 out of 100) and the ROI (95.9 out of 100).

The Master SMIB is ranked 3rd of 155 Master’s in Management. The program maintained its third place position from last year, proving its strong performance. Special mention goes to the categories of ROI and the future of alumni, which received maximum scores of 100 and 99.2 out of 100 respectively. QS also recognized that 99% of graduates were employed after six months and the program’s academic quality. 

The Master in Data Sciences & Business Analytics, a partnership with CentraleSupélec, is now ranked 4th, down one spot from last year despite very good progress in ROI indicators (overall score97.1 points vs 89.6 last year).

ESSEC’s Master in Finance held onto its 7th place of the Master’s in Finance programs. The ranking demonstrates its excellence, particularly on ROI indicators. Indeed, the program obtained 99.7 points and is in the top 2.2% Masters in Finance in the world for this criterion.

Last but not least, the Global MBA is ranked in 27th place in the Global MBA category, maintaining its position. The ranking is reflective of the high proportion of female participants, the ability to train entrepreneurs, and a return on investment in 10 years. 

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