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The Best Consulting Firms: Prestige

Consultants across North America rank the companies they consider to be the most prestigious in their industry.

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Top Ranked

2016 Rank 2015 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 1 McKinsey & Company 9.019 New York, NY
2 2 The Boston Consulting Group, Inc. 8.659 Boston, MA
3 3 Bain & Company 8.499 Boston, MA
4 4 Deloitte Consulting LLP 6.949 New York, NY
5 6 Booz Allen Hamilton 6.713 Mclean, VA
6 7 PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC (PwC Advisory Services) 6.519 New York, NY
7 8 EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice 6.317 New York, NY
8 9 Accenture 6.171 New York, NY
9 10 KPMG LLP (Consulting Practice) 6.128 New York, NY
10 11 IBM Global Business Services 5.772 Armonk, NY
11 12 Oliver Wyman 5.724 New York, NY
12 13 A.T. Kearney 5.670 Chicago, IL
13 14 Mercer LLC 5.224 New York, NY
14 15 Gartner, Inc. 5.168 Stamford, CT
15 16 L.E.K. Consulting 5.089 Boston, MA
16 19 Capgemini 5.066 New York, NY
17 18 Cisco Systems, Inc. (IT Consulting) 4.921 San Jose, CA
18 17 Lockheed Martin Corporation (IT Consulting) 4.916 Bethesda, MD
19 5 Strategy&, part of the PwC network 4.813 New York, NY
20 20 Oracle Consulting 4.657 Redwood City, CA
21 26 Parthenon-EY 4.513 Boston, MA
22 21 Navigant Consulting, Inc. 4.424 Chicago, IL
23 28 Charles River Associates 4.350 Boston, MA
24 23 SAP Services (IT Consulting) 4.332 Newtown Square, PA
25 22 Grant Thornton LLP (Consulting Practice) 4.314 Chicago, IL
26 24 Huron Consulting Group 4.311 Chicago, IL
27 25 The Bridgespan Group 4.293 Boston, MA
28 27 ZS Associates 4.266 Evanston, IL
29 35 Aon Hewitt 4.245 Chicago, IL
30 34 Gallup Consulting 4.241 Washington, DC
31 31 FTI Consulting, Inc. 4.224 Washington, DC
32 33 Northrop Grumman Corporation (IT Consulting) 4.198 Los Angeles, CA
33 37 Kurt Salmon 4.188 New York, NY
34 42 The Advisory Board Company 4.175 Washington, DC
35 32 NERA Economic Consulting 4.113 New York, NY
36 29 Alvarez & Marsal 4.095 New York, NY
37 30 Towers Watson 4.050 New York, NY
38 43 Arthur D. Little 4.040 Brussels, MA
39 40 AlixPartners, LLP 4.029 Southfield, MI
40 39 The Cambridge Group 4.027 Chicago, IL
41 36 Roland Berger Strategy Consultants 4.003 Detroit, MI
42 38 Cornerstone Research 3.975 San Francisco, CA
43 44 Analysis Group, Inc. 3.849 Boston, MA
44 NR Slalom Consulting 3.705 Seattle, WA
45 NR Bainbridge 3.683 San Diego, CA
46 NR North Highland 3.651 Atlanta, GA
47 47 Infosys Consulting Inc. 3.648 Fremont, CA
48 48 HP Services 3.643 Palo Alto, CA
49 NR The Brattle Group 3.631 Cambridge, MA
50 49 Cognizant 3.596 Teaneck, NJ
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