Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report rank Mike Ilitch School of Business among best in country

The Princeton Review and U.S. News and World Report have again ranked Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business among the best in the country for 2017.

The Princeton Review profiles the Ilitch School as one of the best places to earn an MBA in the new 2017 edition of its annual book, "The Best 294 Business Schools." The list is also available online.  

The schools were selected based the Princeton Review’s assessment of academics and institutional data. The publication also solicited the opinions of students attending these schools, who reported on their experiences via an 80-question survey.

Asked why they chose the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State, most MBA students cited the affordability and convenience of the program. The school offers classes at its 203-acre main campus in Midtown Detroit, the Oakland Center in Farmington Hills and online; in survey responses, students extoll these "convenient campus locations" and appreciate that "MBA courses can be taken at your choice of the two campuses or online." Evening classes and "a very flexible online class schedule" further help to facilitate the busy schedules of WSU MBAs, the vast majority of whom work full-time while pursuing their degrees. 

The Mike Ilitch School of Business also is featured in the U.S. News and World Report’s "Best Colleges" 2017 edition under the specialty Best Undergraduate Business Programs.

A total of 488 colleges and universities are ranked for their undergraduate business programs. In order for a business school to be listed in the U.S. News rankings, it must have accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Rankings listed in the report are based solely on a peer assessment that was conducted during the spring of this year.