Vanderbilt business school ranks No. 25 in U.S.

Financial Times
Jan 31, 2011

NASHVILLE, Tenn.

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management ranked 25th in the U.S. and 51st worldwide, according to the 2011 Global MBA survey published today by Financial Times.

Owen moved up five spots in its U.S. ranking and six spots in its global ranking compared to 2010. In addition, Owen ranked high among schools worldwide in two key measures: job placement (No. 31 globally) and faculty research (No. 31 globally).

“We have worked hard to build a strong MBA program, and clearly our efforts are being rewarded,” said Owen dean Jim Bradford. “Our students and faculty are among the finest in the world.”

Last fall, Owen welcomed its most academically competitive MBA class in the school’s history, with an average GMAT score of 673 and GPA of 3.4.

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