Princeton Review, U.S. News again 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 2018.

Princeton Review 2018 Best Business School BadgeThe Princeton Review profiles the Ilitch School as one of the best places to earn an MBA in its 2018 listing of the top 267 business schools. The best on-campus MBA list is based on a combination of institutional and student survey data, including career outcomes, admissions selectivity, and academic rigor, among others.

The Princeton Review’s ranking list tallies factor in data from its surveys of business school students completed during the 2016-17, 2015-16, and 2014-15 school years. The survey asks students about their school’s academics, student body, and campus life, and their career plans. On average, 86 students at each business school were surveyed for the 2018 lists. All institutional data used to tally these ranking lists was collected in 2016-2017. The school profiles of the 267 business schools include school ratings (scores from 60-99) in five categories based primarily on institutional data. Among them are rating scores for “Admissions Selectivity” and Career statistics, which factor in data on graduates’ starting salaries and employment. A description of the methodology is availableUS News and World Report Best Business School Badge online.    

The Mike Ilitch School of Business also is featured in the U.S. News and World Report’s "Best Colleges" 2018 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.

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