Eller College of Management Moves Up in U.S. News Rankings
College holds strong at #14 among public schools nationwide in annual peer survey.
TUCSON, Ariz. – September 17, 2012 – The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management held onto its slot at #14 among public business programs in the 2013 America’s Best Colleges issue of U.S. News & World Report. The Eller College ranked #24 among all collegiate schools of business in the nation.
Three of the College’s specialties ranked among the top programs in the country:
- For the third year in a row, the Department of Management Information Systems ranked #1 among public schools (#3 overall), behind MIT and Carnegie Mellon.
- The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship maintained its #2 ranking among public school programs; the program ranked #6 overall, behind Babson College, Indiana University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, and MIT.
- The Department of Management and Organizations ranked #17 overall, and #14 among public school programs.
Each spring, U.S. News surveys deans and senior faculty at undergraduate business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The overall and specialty rankings are based solely on this peer survey.
The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program #12 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program #48 in the U.S. The College leads the nation’s business schools in generating grant funds for research. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the 25th ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,000 undergraduate and 600 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona.
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management
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