March 04, 2010

BUSINESSWEEK RANKS TCU'S NEELEY SCHOOL IN TOP 30 IN THE NATION FOR 2010 BEST UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS SCHOOLS

The Neeley School of Business at TCU rose up the ranks to No. 30 in the country from No. 34 in 2009 in BusinessWeek's fifth annual ranking of U.S. undergraduate business programs. A total of 111 undergraduate private and public U.S. schools are ranked. Other Texas schools ranked: No. 44 A&M; No. 31 SMU Cox; No. 10 UT Austin.

"In a year when many top programs struggled to find jobs for graduates, the fortunes of many rose and fell on how well they succeeded," says BusinessWeek (www.businessweek.com).

Other BusinessWeek national rankings for the Neeley School of Business at TCU are:

  • No. 4 in Student Survey (1 Notre Dame, 2 Virginia, 3 Cornell, 4 TCU, 5 UT Austin, 6 Brigham Young, 7 Villanova, 8 Babson, 7 UT Austin)
  • No. 19 for academic quality
  • Grade A+ for Teaching Quality
  • Grade A+ for Facilities and Service
  • Grade A for Job Placement

To identify the top undergraduate business programs, Bloomberg BusinessWeek uses a methodology that includes nine measures of student satisfaction, postgraduation outcomes, and academic quality. BusinessWeek bases its ranking on three years of student and recruiter surveys, an MBA feeder school measure, salaries, and academic quality. and surveys of 85,000 senior business majors and nearly 600 corporate recruiters.

The full ranking and methodology, interactive tables, and a discussion forum are available at BusinessWeek.com.

The Neeley School of Business (www.neeley.tcu.edu) is consistently recognized among the best business schools in the country by BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune Small Business, US News & World Report and The Princeton Review. The mission of the Neeley School of Business at TCU (www.neeley.tcu.edu) includes developing ethical leaders with a global perspective who help shape the business environment.  Its programs focus on individual development and emphasize more than strong functional skills.  Students learn how to use what they know to make a difference in business organizations.

 

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