Boston University School of Management’s MBA Program 39th in US on Financial Times List

in Academic Programs, MBA, News, Press Release, Rankings
January 27th, 2014

The School rose an impressive 20 spots internationally to 75th

Boston University School of Management’s full-time MBA program ranked 39th among US schools on the Financial Times‘ list of the top global MBA programs. The ranking represents a five-spot jump nationally for the School.

Internationally, the school experienced a 20-spot jump to 75th, an impressive shift that tied for the largest gain of any ranked school.

According to alumni responses, which account for nearly 60 percent of the ranking’s weight, BU SMG ranked 39th globally for the number of alumni who recommended the School. Not only is the School producing alumni who find the MBA program fulfilling, it is also attracting faculty who are greatly enhancing their experience. SMG’s research rank rose four spots to 51st in the world, demonstrating the outstanding work of the School’s firm base of scholars and teachers, including 12 new full-time faculty who began this fall.

“Boston University School of Management’s MBA program provides our exemplary students with a challenging, integrated experience that engages them in key forces transforming our global economy,” said Kenneth W. Freeman, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean. “As our School celebrates its centennial, we are thrilled to see this tremendous external recognition of the strength of the MBA program and faculty.”

At the turn of the School’s first century, it reflects on its first 100 years and looks toward the future, fostering innovation across the MBA program by launching an enhanced curriculum in fall 2013. The new curriculum both prepares students for a shifting global economy and allows for deeper disciplinary learning opportunities.

See the Financial Times‘ full list of rankings here.