Jones School garners high rankings
Nov. 14, 2007 — The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management recently received high marks in two separate magazine rankings.
For the past three years, the Financial Times has ranked the Jones School’s finance program among the top 10 in the world. In its global list of MBA for Executives 2007, Rice ranked 49th among 90 business schools, up from last year's ranking of 67th. Among only U.S. schools, the survey ranked Rice's MBA for Executives in the top 25 and the full-time MBA program in the top 30.
In terms of average salary three years after graduation, Rice executive MBA graduates ranked 12th nationally.
“The biggest driver of this improved rating is the report from our MBA for Executives 2004 class, which saw an increase of 59 percent in their post-MBA salary over a five-year period, ” said Bill Glick, dean of the Jones School.
Latin Trade magazine also recognized the Jones School's entrepreneurship and diversity programs, which ranked the Rice MBA among its preferred list of 45 international schools and 15 U.S. schools.
Latin Trade conducted an online reader survey and received more than 7,000 responses that rated the school on questions related to academic experience and the value of the program.
“As our rankings and ratings improve, we have a heightened opportunity to continue to attract thought-leaders from around the world,” Glick said.