Fisher undergraduate program ranked 16th in 2010 U.S. News America’s Best Colleges
Fisher’s undergraduate program climbed one spot in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 edition of America’s Best Colleges released last August. Fisher is rated 16th in the nation, and 7th among public universities for 2010, up from last year’s ranking of 17th nationally, and 8th among public universities.

In three business specialty areas, Fisher programs climbed two spots over last year’s rankings. Production and Operations Management moved from 8th to 6th place; the Department of Finance rose to 11th from 13th and Accounting is now 11th up from 13 over last year’s rankings. In other specialty areas, Fisher moved one place to 13 for Marketing and remained in fifth place for Supply Chain Management and Logistics. Fisher was ranked 22nd for its Management program, tied with Arizona State and Case Western Reserve universities.

“Every day, the focus of our work in the Fisher community is on creating a world-class educational environment for students through leadership in cutting edge research, innovative academic programs and applied-learning experiences,” said Rao Unnava, Fisher’s associate dean for Undergraduate Programs and Advising and the W. Arthur Cullman Professor of Marketing. “It is gratifying to see the dedication of our faculty, staff, and students being recognized by U.S. News.”

U.S. News ranks undergraduate business programs solely on a peer assessment survey, according to the publication. Only programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business are eligible to participate in the survey.

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