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Rice MBA for Executives ranks 11th in the U.S.

FT Logo 2009In the recently released Financial Times EMBA 2009 rankings, the Rice MBA for Executives program ranked 11th among U.S. Executive MBA programs. The new rank, which is an increase from last year (up from 15th), places the Rice MBA program first in Texas and in the Southwest. Additionally, salary of Rice MBA for Executives graduates three years post graduation ranked 10th in U.S. and 25th globally.

 

“It is rewarding to see the efforts of our talented students and top notch faculty and staff recognized by The Financial Times,” Lina Bell, director of the Rice MBA for Executives Program. “The program continues to focus on integrating academic and skill-building opportunities, which provide our executives an all-encompassing experience that supports long-term success.”

 

The EMBA 2009 ranking is compiled using data from surveys completed by alumni three years post graduation and by the business schools. Overall, the rankings gauge the post-graduation effectiveness of MBA programs, focusing on criteria that include alumni salary, career progress, and aims achieved.

 

The Jones School is consistently recognized by The Financial Times in areas of salary increase and for strength in finance.  Newest entrants to the Rice MBA for Executives program have an average of 14 years of work experience and 58 percent have advanced degrees.

 

For the complete Financial Times EMBA 2009 rankings, please click here.