“There are some excellent business schools around the world—and the best of them are as good if not better than some of the U.S. schools. This is especially true of the top five schools on our list.” says John A. Byrne, former management editor of BusinessWeek magazine and blogger of Poets and Quants.

John A. Byrne explains in his posting how they came with their ranking of the  Top Five B-Schools Outside U.S.: London, IESE, IMD, IE and INSEAD by blending the four major Master in Busines Administration rankings: BusinessWeek, the Financial Times, Forbes, and The Economist.

The result: IE Business School ranked 4th among top non-US MBA programs!