The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is ranked 19th in Europe by the Financial Times' ranking of the world's top 100 executive part-time MBA programmes. It is ranked 61th in the world, up from 88th last year.

The school has also been ranked 40th in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit's ranking of the world's top 100 full-time MBA programmes and 38th in the world by the Financial Times Masters in Management ranking.

As part of UCD Smurfit School's international strategy, the school has benchmarked itself against the best schools globally over the last ten years.