Eller MBA Ranked Sixth in Return on Investment by U.S. News & World Report

Eller MBA Ranked Sixth in Return on Investment by U.S. News & World Report
November 28, 2016
Average starting salary and signing bonus for Eller MBA students tops $100,000 within three months of graduation

TUCSON, Ariz. – November 28, 2016 – Students looking for the highest income return from their tuition investment should consider the University of Arizona Eller College of Management Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

The authority on best grad schools has ranked the Eller MBA program sixth in the nation for return on investment.

The average salary and signing bonus for Eller MBA students within three months of graduation was $100,850 in 2015. The average student in the Eller MBA program graduated with just over $32,000 in debt. That’s a 3.1 to 1 salary to debt ratio.

The Eller College of Management MBA program ranked No. 60 overall and No. 29 among public programs in the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools issue.

Eller’s MIS specialty ranked No. 3 among public programs, and the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship ranked No. 5 among public programs in the same ranking. 

In September, U.S. News and World Report released its 2017 Best Colleges issue, in which Eller’s undergraduate program moved up from No. 22 last year to No. 19 this year among business schools nationwide. The College is ranked No. 9 among public programs, reentering the top 10 for the first time since 2007.

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.).

Press Contacts:

Amy Schmitz
520.626.9547, aeschmitz@email.arizona.edu
 
Sue Kern-Fleischer
602.810.1404, news@eller.arizona.edu