U.S. News & World Report Ranks William & Mary MBA Programs Among the Best in the Nation

Full-time, Part-time MBA programs see gains in annual ranking of business schools

Two MBA programs at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary improved their positions nationally in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking published on the usnews.com website.

The Full-time MBA program improved its position in the annual ranking.  Ranked 74th, it continues to be in the upper quintile of the over 450 business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. The ranking has three components—quality assessment, hiring success, and student selectively.

The Part-time (Flex) MBA Program made one of the ranking’s biggest leaps this year coming in at 35th in the nation, up 22 spots from last year’s ranking. The ranking has five components, the largest being quality assessment by business school deans accounting for 50% of the school’s score.

“Our investments in our world-class faculty, career services, innovative curricula, and program leadership are making a huge difference for our excellent students.  I am pleased to see that progress reflected in this ranking,” said Mason School Dean Lawrence B. Pulley.

Both MBA programs are taught by the perennially top-ranked faculty of the Mason School who believe that experiential, personalized learning is the foundation of both an enduring education and unlimited career potential.

See http://www.usnews.com for the complete rankings and their details.

About William & Mary and the Raymond A. Mason School of Business

One of the original 8 “Public Ivies,” William & Mary, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, is one of the nation’s premier public universities and believes that excellence in teaching is the key to unlocking intellectual and personal possibilities for students. As the second-oldest college in the United States and educational home to many American leaders, the College is revered as Alma Mater of the Nation. Named for W&M alumnus Raymond A. “Chip” Mason, the School of Business embraces the entrepreneurial spirit that built the country atop a foundation of business, trade and economics. Its revolutionary approach to business education with its personalized, experiential model invites energetic thinkers with a will to lead in creating a strong sustainable economy and thriving society.

CONTACT: Andrea Sardone, apsard@wm.edu