UA Eller College is Among Top Public Business Schools in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

UA Eller College is Among Top 10 Public Business Schools in U.S. News & World Report Rankings
September 12, 2017
Eller’s Management Information System program ranks number 3 nationwide and number 1 among public programs in the America’s Best Colleges issue.

TUCSON, Ariz. – September 12, 2017 – The University of Arizona Eller College of Management continued to rank high in several business school categories, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges issue, released today. 

Overall, the Eller undergraduate program ranked number 21 this year among business schools nationwide, and it ranked number 11 among public programs. 

Eller’s Management Information Systems (MIS) department kept its number 1 public program ranking in the U.S., and retained its number 3 overall ranking, behind MIT and Carnegie Mellon.

In addition, Eller’s McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship continued to show a strong ranking at number 5 among public school programs and number 10 overall. 

Eller College Dean Paulo Goes said the rankings are a testament to the business school’s  dedicated faculty. 

“We are fortunate to have a great team of master professors, advisers and career coaches who provide a student experience that rivals any business school in the country,” Goes said. “From the moment students enroll in Eller College, our team helps them meet their professional goals. We are grateful that our peers recognize the hard work of our faculty, not only with curriculum, but with support services beyond the classroom to help students maximize their potential.”

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. 

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About the Eller College

Founded in 1933, the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona upholds the visionary belief that business education helps shape the world in new and unprecedented ways through pioneering and practical research, innovative coursework, data-driven decision-making and excellence in entrepreneurship and social responsibility. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Eller College of Management is home to more than 7,000 undergraduate, graduate and PhD students and offers nine majors, six minors, six specialty master’s programs, four MBA programs and six doctoral programs. The college also houses several centers of excellence and research labs. The college is currently ranked 21st in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for undergraduate business programs (number 11 public). U.S. News also ranks our full-time MBA number 49, our evening MBA number 46, our online MBA number 33 and our online master’s in MIS number 8 in the country. In addition, our management information systems department ranks number four nationally and our McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship is ranked number 15 nationally (U.S. News). The Eller Executive Education program debuted at number 68 in the Financial Times Executive Education Program ranking (number 4 in the Western U.S.).

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