Steady Gains in National Rankings for Isenberg MBA Program

March 13, 2013

The Full-time MBA continues its rise to national prominence with a gain of 6 places in U.S. News Best Business Schools 2014 rankings, published on March 12. Isenberg now ranks 51st (25th among public universities) in a national field of 140 qualifying business schools. Isenberg's Full-time MBA has climbed 9 places since 2012, when it was ranked 60th overall. On March 11, Isenberg's MBA program received additional kudos: a ranking of 21st in Military Times first-ever evaluation of business schools for veterans. More details about Isenberg MBA benefits for Military Professionals are available here.


The survey's composite rankings comprise three principal dimensions: Quality Assessment (40%) from recruiters and deans and program directors at other schools; Placement Success (35%), including starting salaries and employment rates; and Selectivity (25%), including GMAT scores, acceptance rate, and previous undergraduate performance.


The U.S. News survey's March 12 rankings also assessed Part-Time MBA Programs, where Isenberg now ranks at the elite level: 22nd overall and 13th among public universities. In the magazine's rankings of online MBA programs released in January, Isenberg continued its strong performance by finishing 7th in the Northeast and 22nd nationally. More details about the Isenberg Online MBA are available here.


"Our growing reputation in national rankings reflects our commitment to continuous, accelerated improvement in all aspects of our programs," observes Alan Robinson, Associate Dean of Isenberg's Full-time MBA. "Every year we shoot for an improvement rate of 20%, several times higher than the efforts of our peers.