U.S. News & World Report: Manderson MBA Among Best in Country for 2023

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TUSCALOOSA, AL –– The MBA program at The University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business is again among the top MBA programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. The publication ranks Manderson’s full-time MBA on the 2023 Best Graduate Schools list 57th and 30th among all public institutions. The program is seventh in the Southeastern Conference.

“We are proud that we continue to be recognized among the top programs in the nation,” said Dr. Sharif Melouk, associate dean of the Manderson Graduate School of Business, which is housed within UA’s Culverhouse College of Business. “Our faculty and staff work tirelessly to deliver a high quality program, and I am grateful to them for that and all they do to educate and support our students.”

More information about the Manderson MBA, including application info, is available here.

When it comes to the metrics used to determine its annual MBA program rankings, which for 2023 includes 134 programs in total, U.S. News & World Report relies on peer and recruiter assessments, and incoming student GPAs and acceptance rates. Other factors include employment rates at graduation and at 90-days, post-graduation.  

Focused Areas of Study offered as part of the Manderson MBA include business analytics, cybersecurity, finance, financial risk, management and marketing strategy, management information systems, real estate, and supply chain and operations management.

About the University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business

Housed within the AACSB-accredited Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama, the Manderson Graduate School of Business offers a number of programs, including top-ranked master’s degrees in accountancy, business administration, operations management, management, and marketing. Its Executive MBA program offers two distinct programs in Huntsville and Tuscaloosa. New master’s offerings in business analytics and management information systems allow students to become equipped with technical skills and leadership capabilities in rapidly-evolving areas.

The Manderson Graduate School of Business currently serves more than 900 graduate business students.



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