U.S. News Publishes 2015 B-School Rankings
U.S. News & World Report recently announced 2015 graduate business school rankings for the 2014-2015 academic year. Out of the 127 full-time MBA programs that qualified to participate this year, the MBA program in Malibu jumped 20 places nationally to take the #76 spot. Employment at graduation among full-time students, a key metric, improved from 38 percent for the Class of 2012 to 50 percent for 2013 graduates. Another key metric, employed three months after graduation, improved from 60 percent for 2012 to nearly 68 percent for the Class of 2013. The Graziadio School is one of only eight part-time MBA programs in California to continue to earn a place in the ranking. Out of the 282 part-time MBA programs that qualified to participate this year, the Fully Employed MBA placed #61 nationally. This year’s new U.S. News ranking follows on the heels of Bloomberg Businessweek’s global assessment of Executive MBA programs last fall. In the biennial ranking, the Graziadio School jumped eight places to #23. Businessweek placed the Fully Employed MBA program at #12 for the Western U.S. region and #50 globally. 2013 graduating Executive MBA and Presidents and Key Executives MBA program students helped the Graziadio School score #17 in the graduate poll rank category, as well as an A+ for curriculum, A for academic support and B grade for teaching.