Aalto EE and Aalto University take part in several different university rankings. The most important of these are the several rankings of the Financial Times; the European Business School Ranking, Executive Education Ranking, and the Executive MBA Ranking.
In 2016 in the European Business School Ranking, Aalto University was ranked 31st. The European Business School Ranking is an overall ranking of other Financial Times rankings: MBA Ranking, Executive MBA Ranking, Masters in Management European Ranking and Executive Education Ranking.
Aalto EE ranked 46th globally in the Financial Times Executive Education overall ranking in 2017, and therefore is within the top one percent of executive education providers in the world. Open enrollment and customized programs are ranked separately in the FT Executive Education ranking. The overall listing is based on the total rating achieved in these two categories. The Financial Times only ranks the top 50 executive education providers. Globally, executive education and MBA programs are offered by around 4,000 institutions.
The Aalto Executive MBA program improved its position in the Financial Times' annual ranking by fifteen places in 2016. In a global comparison, Aalto EMBA ranked 61st. Aalto EMBA improved its ranking especially in the key areas of career progress and personal aims achieved. Over 3,000 EMBA programs are currently being offered around the world, with only the top 100 making it onto the Financial Times' ranking.