Kelley MBA program soars with the elite at 18th
Oct. 13, 2006
EDITOR'S NOTE: This release has been resent to correct information on recruiters' perceptions (last paragraph) and students' assessment of faculty (fourth paragraph).
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- By virtue of its 18th-place ranking in the new
"There are more than 3,000 business schools in the United States, and only about 550 have earned accreditation by the most demanding accreditation board, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)," said Kelley School Dean Dan Smith.
"Our ranking of 18th overall places us above the 95th percentile of AACSB accredited programs. This ranking places Kelley in the top 1 percent of all business schools nationwide. While we are pleased with this ranking, we are by no means content and will continue to find ways to make a great program even better."
The school's MBA program has consistently ranked among
The Kelley MBA program ranked number one among universities in the state. Purdue University's Krannert School of Business was ranked 24th and the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business was ranked 26th.
Dean Smith currently is meeting with government ministers in commerce and economics in India, as well as senior administrators at companies and universities to create partnership opportunities for student and faculty exchanges, Kelley Direct programs and executive education.
"This ranking is exciting, but it would not have been possible without the program innovations introduced by past MBA Program Chair Idalene Kesner, along with the hard work of our committed MBA staff and current Chair Jim Wahlen," Smith said.
"The dedication of the outstanding faculty who teach in the MBA program and the exceptional students from Indiana and all around the U.S. and the world, make Kelley an extraordinary place for recruiters to attract the future top business leaders," he added.
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