According to the Financial Times Ranking of Top European Business School in 2017, SSE Riga as part of SSE group is the #1 business school in the Baltic/Nordic region.
The School is ranked together with its 'mother', the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), and its 'sister', the Stockholm School of Economics in Russia (SSE Russia). SSE's position in the Euro ranking in 2017 was 27th out of 95 European schools.
The Financial Times conducts annual rankings of the leading business schools, universities and other institutions that offer different forms of business education, executive training and functional training throughout Europe and the rest of the world.
These schools and programs are evaluated using a number of criteria, including comprehensive surveys of program alumni as well as quantitative information provided by the business schools themselves. The rankings contain information on such topics as career progress and salary percentage increase, as well as teaching methodology, faculty qualifications and international exposure.