October 12, 2012

Neeley School of Business at TCU Featured in The Princeton Review’s Best 296 Business Schools: 2013 Edition

The Neeley School of Business at TCU is featured as an outstanding institution to earn an MBA degree among 280 U.S. and 16 international schools in the 2013 edition of “The Best 296 Business Schools,” (Random House/Princeton Review, published October 9, 2012, $22.99). The TCU MBA program also is ranked No. 7 for Most Competitive MBA Students and No. 6 for Best Campus Facilities in the book’s specialty rankings.

The Princeton Review surveyed 19,000 students at the 296 schools for their opinions of their school’s academics, student body and campus life, as well as about themselves and their career plans. The Princeton Review does not rank the schools on a single hierarchical list or name one business school best overall, but the guidebook includes Top 10 specialty rankings in categories such as Most Competitive MBA Students (No. 7) and Best Campus Facilities (No. 6). www.princetonreview.com/business-school-rankings.aspx.

Robert Franek, Princeton Review Senior VP-Publishing, said: “We consider the Neeley School of Business at TCU one of the best institutions a student could attend to earn an MBA. We choose schools for this book based on our high regard for their academic programs and institutional data we collect. We also solicit and greatly respect the opinions of students attending these schools who rate and report on their experiences.”

Featuring quotes from students, “The Best 296 Business Schools,” describes the Neeley School MBA program as “dynamic, committed to improvement, and responsive to student opinion. With an eye to the future, ‘The administration really cares about the students and makes quite an effort to hear what our concerns are and is always looking for feedback from events, speakers, and classes.’ Equally impressive, ‘The administration is very interested in obtaining and acting on feedback from employers.’ ‘Career services is outstanding,’ providing students with individualized career coaching, a variety of interview preparation strategies, networking events like employer roundtables, numerous career development seminars, and special programs—including a trip to Wall Street in New York City. Considered a business powerhouse in the Dallas- Fort Worth area, ‘Fortune 500 companies regularly visit campus,’ and the list of important employers is extensive.”

Other rankings:
For the first time, The Economist recently ranked the TCU MBA program No. 71 in the world, making it 40th among the U.S. schools ranked by the London-based publication.(October 2012)

U.S. News & World Report ranks the TCU MBA program No. 5 in the nation for MBAs with the most financial value at graduation. (May 2012)


Elaine Cole
Public Relations Manager
Neeley School of Business at TCU