Two Australian Universities Rank in CEO World Magazine’s 2023 World’s Top 100 Business Schools

Melbourne Business School ranks as one of the world’s top 100 best business schools. Photo by Denise Jans

Melbourne Business School and Macquarie University are the only two Australian business schools that have made it into CEO World Magazine’s 2023 World’s Best Business School Top 100 list.

CEO World Magazine surveyed over 350,000 business executives, graduates, global business influencers, industry professionals, business school academics, employers, and recruiters in 156 countries on seven major metrics, including academic reputation, job placement rate and global reputation and influence to rank the best business schools in the world.

Melbourne Business School took out the 39th spot, while Macquarie Business School ranked 88th.

Whilst not making it into the Top 100 list, several other Australian business schools have done considerably well, given that the overall list ranked a total of 500 global business schools:

CEO World Magazine Ranking Australian Business School
101 Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong
105 UQ Business School – University of Queensland
106 Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM)
117 Adelaide Business School
119 Monash Business School


The top three business schools in the world were Wharton School which took the prestigious title of the world’s best business school for 2023, London Business School, which earned a respectable second place and MIT Sloan School of Management, ranking third.

Jess Singh Jess Singh is the Managing Editor at MBA News. She has over a decade of content and digital marketing experience in the Australian higher education sector. Jess is also the Chief Content Officer of RGC Media & Marketing (