The Full-time MBA program in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona has leapt from number 69 overall to number 52 overall in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Business Schools Rankings, released today and now comes in at number 27 among public universities.
Additionally, the Master’s in Management Information Systems program in the Eller College has moved from number 5 in 2019 to number 3 overall for best graduate information systems programs and is now the leading program among public universities in the United States.
Eller’s Evening MBA program also rose in the rankings from #60 in 2019 to #52 in 2020 and is now #30 among public universities. Eller’s graduate entrepreneurship program is also ranked—at #12 overall and #5 among public universities—and Eller’s accounting program debuted in this year’s ranking at #41 overall and #16 among public universities.
“We are proud that our Full-time MBA program has again been recognized and highly ranked by U.S. News, and that we are now home to the number one public management information systems program at both the graduate and undergraduate levels,” says Paulo Goes, Eller dean and Halle Chair in Leadership. “This significant achievement reflects the strength and dedication of Eller faculty and staff and underscores the positive impact our programs have on students and alumni.”
This year’s rankings are based on peer and recruiter assessments as well as placement success, employment rates and selectivity. The Eller MBA saw increases in starting salary, average GMAT and average undergraduate GPA. Employment rates at graduation and at three months after gradation also increased.