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UB MBA program climbs 13 spots in Bloomberg Businessweek ranking

Release Date: November 16, 2016

School of Management ranked No. 22 among public B-schools.

“This ranking shows that we are producing graduates who possess the skills and attributes most valued by businesses throughout the world.”
Paul Tesluk, Dean
University at Buffalo School of Management

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo School of Management has vaulted 13 places in Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of the nation’s best full-time MBA programs, coming in at No. 47.

Among public universities, the School of Management is No. 22.

The school also fared particularly well in the employer satisfaction component of the survey with a rank of No. 27 overall.

“This ranking mirrors the outstanding feedback we get from the employers who hire our graduates,” said Paul Tesluk, dean of the UB School of Management. “It shows that we are producing graduates who possess the skills and attributes most valued by businesses throughout the world.”

The ranking focuses on how well MBA programs prepare their graduates for success in their jobs. Components include an employer survey (35 percent), an alumni survey (30 percent), a student survey (15 percent), job placement rate (10 percent) and starting salary (10 percent).

Of more than 16,000 business schools worldwide, the UB School of Management is one of only about 775 schools accredited by AACSB International and the only school in the Buffalo Niagara region to make the Bloomberg Businessweek ranking.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

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