Boston University School of Management Advances to 18th in Undergraduate Bloomberg Businessweek Ranking

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March 22nd, 2012

Academic Quality Advances to 12th

March 22, 2012 – Boston University School of Management placed 18th overall in the Bloomberg Businessweek ranking of United States undergraduate programs, an improvement of 13 positions from last year. This is the highest placement the School has ever received and represents the fourth consecutive year of improvement in the ranking.

The Bloomberg Businessweek ranking is based on the following elements: Student Survey Results (30%); Recruiter Survey Feedback (20%); Academic Quality Measures (30%); MBA Feeder Rank (10%); and Starting Salary (10%).

The strong ranking reflects continuing gains in external recognition of the quality of the School of Management’s undergraduate program and its graduates.

The School’s Academic Quality ranking rose 19 positions to 12th overall, demonstrating the high quality of the most recent entering class and other academic measures.

Graduates of the program enroll in top MBA programs, reflected in a rise in the MBA Feeder rank to 21st, and are highly sought after by employers, represented by an advance of 19 places to 29th in the survey of corporate recruiters.

The School has embarked on a compelling strategy to develop the next generation of leaders that will create value for the world, through impactful research and exceptional teaching. As the School’s centennial year approaches in 2013, a number of innovative curricular changes will be implemented, building on the current distinctive nature of the undergraduate program.