Boston University School of Management Advances to 15th Nationally in AmericaEconomia’s Global MBA Ranking

in News, Press Release, Rankings
May 22nd, 2012

May 22, 2012 — Boston University School of Management placed 15th nationally and 29th globally in the 2012 AmericaEconomia global ranking of MBA programs. The annual ranking is based on academic data provided by each school and how attractive each program is to Latin American students who wish to study abroad.

This strong placement reflects continued international recognition of Boston University’s academic programs and global reach. The School of Management is a recognized leader among MBA programs, and attracts students from Latin America and around the world each year. In Spring 2012, 24.7% of the School’s graduate students were international, representing 59 different countries.

The School of Management recently embarked on a comprehensive strategy, focused on impactful research and exceptional teaching, to develop the next generation of leaders who will create value for the world. As part of this new strategy, a number of innovative curricular changes will increase students’ global exposure and ability to critically solve problems that transcend national borders, including more internationally-based cases and options for international experiences.

The AmericaEconomia Global MBA Ranking is based on the following metrics: academic measurements (25%), program selectivity (25%), the strength of the school’s network in Latin America (20%), school prestige among surveyed readers (20%), and program cost (10%).

For more information, please see AmericaEconomía‘s Global MBA Ranking 2012 rankings page (in Spanish).