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U.S. News ranks MBA 8th among public schools, 25th nationally

Published: 2012-03-13

U.S. NewsFisher's MBA program was ranked 25th nationally and eighth among public universities in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report ranking of "Best Graduate Schools."

The MBA for Working Professionals program was ranked ninth nationwide in the survey. Fisher's supply chain/logistics program placed sixth in the specialty rankings.

The magazine surveys the 441 master's programs in business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in fall 2011 and early 2012. The publication surveys business school deans and directors of master’s programs and corporate recruiters to create peer assessment and recruiter assessment scores.

Other data used to determine rankings include starting salaries of graduates, post-graduation employment rates, Graduate Management Admission Test scores, undergraduate grade point averages and program acceptance rates.