Financial Times Gives MBA High Marks
PROVO, Utah – Feb 01, 2018 – The Financial Times has ranked the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business MBA among the world’s top programs, the publication announced.
“The Financial Times rankings are encouraging as we work to improve our MBA program,” says Grant McQueen, BYU Marriott MBA director. “It is humbling to be ranked with such outstanding programs and we’re grateful for the external validation it gives to our outstanding and hard-working students, faculty, and staff.”
The BYU Marriott MBA ranked No. 3 in the nation and No. 9 in the world in the value for money rank, a calculation based on salary today compared to course length, fees, lost income and other costs while pursuing the degree. The program placed No. 5 in the nation and No. 12 in the world for the highest salary percentage increase, a measure of the average difference in salary for 2014 graduates before receiving their MBA. In addition, the program finished No. 11 in the nation and No. 39 in the world for career progress which was calculated according to changes in the level of seniority and the size of company alumni work in now compared with before their MBA.
Overall, the BYU Marriott MBA came in at No. 34 in the U.S. and No. 68 among worldwide MBA programs.
The BYU Marriott School of Business prepares men and women of faith, character and professional ability for positions of leadership throughout the world. Named for benefactors J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott, the school is located at Brigham Young University, the largest privately owned, church-sponsored university in the United States. BYU Marriott has four graduate and ten undergraduate programs with an enrollment of approximately 3,300 students.
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