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Vanderbilt Business Earns Strong Rankings for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Mar 30, 2021
U.S. News and World Report ranking marks third top 25 ranking in recent months

By Nathaniel Luce

Vanderbilt Business gained ground in the spring 2021 rankings season, with Top 25 rankings by 3 different ranking organizations. The Full-Time MBA program at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management ranked 23rd in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 Best Graduate Rankings, which were released today. The ranking measures MBA programs on several factors, including average starting salary and bonus, graduates employed at graduation and three months after graduation, average GMAT score, and undergraduate GPA. It also considers assessments by recruiters and business school deans and program administrators. Separately, the MBA program’s finance specialty was ranked No. 24. U.S. News and World Report also ranked the Vanderbilt Executive MBA program No. 24 in the U.S.

Earlier this spring, The Financial Times ranked Vanderbilt the No. 16 Full-Time MBA in the U.S. and No. 31 globally in February, finishing No. 1 globally in the area of Aims Achieved and No. 4 globally in the publication’s ranking of Career Services. The Economist ranked Vanderbilt No. 18 globally in January, finishing No. 12 in the area of Education Experience and No. 17 in the area of Placement Success.

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