BATON ROUGE – The
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Flores MBA Program improved on its 2016 “Best
Business School” ranking by U.S. News & World Report, moving up 11 spots
among public institutions in the 2017 rankings to No. 33.
It is the program’s best ranking on the list since 2014,
when it reached No. 31.
about our most recent U.S. News and World Report ranking,” said Flores MBA
Program Director Dana Hart. “It’s a proud moment for us and it clearly
illustrates that we are once again ranked among some remarkable MBA programs
across the country.
“We’re doing great
things here and our competitive position is indeed a testament to our
outstanding faculty and staff, as well as the important accomplishments of our
distinguished students and alumni.”
deeper into the 2015-2016 data behind the ranking offers further insight into
the program. The average full-time undergraduate GPA was 3.35, the average
starting salary and bonus for a graduate was $67,100, 90.5 percent of graduates were
employed at graduation, and 97.6 percent were employed within three months after
addition the Part-Time Flores MBA Program was ranked T-70 among public colleges
its rankings, USNWR surveyed all 470 master's programs in business accredited
by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International in
fall 2015 and early 2016. A total of 379 responded. Of those, 129 provided
enough data to calculate the full-time MBA rankings, based on a weighted
average of peer assessment score, recruiter assessment score, placement
success, mean starting salary and bonus, employment rates for full-time
master's program in business graduates, student selectivity, mean GMAT and GRE
scores, mean undergraduate GPA and acceptance rate.
About the Flores MBA Program
The mission of the LSU Flores MBA
Program is to remain competitive in the national and regional markets, while
fostering learning, leadership and networking in a global business environment.
Full-time, professional, executive and online tracks are offered and provide
schedule flexibility for those wishing to pursue their MBA from a nationally
recognized program. For more information, visit mba.lsu.edu or call
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Joshua K Duplechain
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business