U.S. News & World Report Ranks Eller Graduate Programs Among the Top in the Nation

March 16, 2016

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Eller Graduate Programs Among the Top in the Nation

MIS and Entrepreneurship are ranked in the top five public programs in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Graduate Schools.

TUCSON, Arizona – Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – Two of the University of Arizona Eller College of Management graduate programs are ranked in the top five public programs in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Graduate Schools edition released today.

According to the report, Management Information Systems (MIS) is ranked No. 3 and the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program is ranked No. 5 among public programs in the United States.

The MIS program is ranked No. 5 overall, behind MIT, Carnegie Mellon, the University of Texas – Austin and the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

“MIS is consistently ranked in the top five because of our outstanding faculty and the learning experiences they create both in and out of the classroom,” said UA Eller College Dean Paulo Goes, who previously served as Salter Professor and the department head of MIS. “Our graduates continue to be in high demand for employment at top companies because of the education they receive in leading-edge concepts of big-data analytics, cybersecurity, and IT development in an environment full of real-world experiences.”

The McGuire Entrepreneurship Program is No. 5 among public programs for the third year running. The program ranked No. 12 overall.

In addition, the full-time Eller MBA ranked No. 60 overall, and the doctoral program in economics at the Eller College ranked No. 36 overall. More details about the rankings can be found at U.S. News & World Report.

The U.S. News graduate rankings takes into consideration a variety of factors including peer and recruiter reputation, average GMAT, average starting salary, percentage of employed students upon graduation, and more. Complete methodology details are available online at www.usnews.com/gradmeth.