August 29, 2008

Neeley Named Top 20 Best Business School for Hispanics

For the second year in a row, Hispanic Business Inc . has chosen the  Neeley School of Business at TCU as one of the 2008 Best Business Schools for Hispanics . The Neeley School moved up from No. 20 to No. 16 in this year's ranking.

Since 2004, the Neeley School has funded more than $210,000 in scholarships to members of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) , including three annual scholarships in 2008, two for $20,000 and one for $15,000. More than 90 percent of full-time Neeley MBA students receive scholarship or graduate assistant awards.

"A business school should reflect the business community it serves, so we make every effort to encourage diversity in our MBA program ( www.mba.tcu.edu ), which also energizes classroom discussions and broadens perspectives,"  said Bill Cron, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at the Neeley School.

HispanTelligence, the research arm of Hispanic Business Inc., annually assesses the nation's top universities to determine which schools are in the forefront of recruiting, retaining, and offering quality higher education to Hispanics. Top 20 schools are listed below.

2008 Best Business Schools for Hispanics
1. University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business
2. Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
3. Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
4. Columbia University, Columbia Business School
5. Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business
6. University of Texas at El Paso, College of Business Administration
7. University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
8. Florida International University, Chapman Graduate School of Business
9. University of Texas at San Antonio, College of Business
10. University of Florida, Hough Graduate School of Business
11. Yale University, Yale School of Management
12. Emory University, Goizueta Business School
13. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School
14. University of Arizona, Eller MBA Program
15. Rollins Chicago, Crummer Graduate School of Business
16.  Texas Christian University , Neeley School of Business
17. University of Central Florida, College of Business Administration
18. University of Texas Pan-American, College of Business Administration
19. Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business
20. Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business

The nationally ranked Neeley School of Business at TCU  focuses on personal development, vital connections and real experiences. High functioning classrooms and calculated career development give students the platform to succeed. Renowned faculty, major corporations and leading executives connect to share winning business practices. Students work for real clients to solve critical challenges. Neeley is consistently recognized among the best business schools in the country by The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune, US News & World Report and The Princeton Review . From skills and strategies to team dynamics and global expeditions, we make sure Neeley graduates are trailblazing business leaders - each in their own individual way.

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Elaine Cole
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Neeley School of Business at TCU
817-257-5724
e.cole@tcu.edu