UTSA MBA Ranked #3 in the Nation by Hispanic Business
September 6, 2011
The UTSA College of Business has been ranked the No. 3 graduate business school in the nation for Hispanics by Hispanic Business in their September 2011 edition.
“We are honored to be recognized by Hispanic Business for the fourth straight year,” said Lynda Y. de la Viña, dean of the UTSA College of Business and Peter Flawn Professor of Economics.
“This ranking speaks to the quality of our academic programming and the services that we provide our MBA students. It elevates the college into the upper echelon of business schools in the nation.”
The rankings (in order) included the University of Texas at El Paso, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Texas at San Antonio, New York University, University of Miami, University of Virginia, University of New Mexico, Stanford University, Yale University and Florida International University.
Hispanic Business ranked the top 10 universities nationally in business, medicine, law and engineering based on five criteria: enrollment of Hispanics, percentage of full-time Hispanic faculty members, availability of student support and services, retention rates and graduate program reputation. This is the 14th year that Hispanic Business has conducted their study.
The UTSA MBA program has 311 students. The student body is 20 percent Hispanic, 31 percent minority and 35 percent female.
The UTSA College of Business offers a comprehensive business curriculum at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The college’s MBA program was ranked No. 4 in the Southwest and No. 28 nationwide by BusinessWeek and was named one of the top 10 MBA programs for minority students by the Princeton Review for the past six years.
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