HYPE Blog– Master degrees in Business Administration (MBAs) seem like they’re a dime a dozen. And if you look at any compiled list of colleges and universities that offer MBAs, it certainly looks like it. But there are a small number of schools that can boast their MBA return on investment (ROI) are “among the best in the country with affordable tuition and competitive base salaries”. Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could say you got your MBA from a school that ranks in the top 25 public universities by US News, or in the top 100 MBA programs by the Financial Times, or in the top schools by Forbes Magazine and Business Week?
Tech Featured– There are many different factors that go into deciding what MBA programs a candidate should apply to. While location, cost, reputation, and acceptance difficulty are certainly the major factors that one should consider, many students would also like to know where many of today’s most successful business leaders got their MBA’s from. Apart from individually searching one by one, it is hard to find a resource to find out this information. For this reason, I’ve compiled a collection of some of my favorite MBA business leaders and where they went to school.
College Choice– We have collated the average credit hour cost, the amount of financial aid students receive, the academic reputation of the university, and PayScale’s average early career salary for the school’s graduates, and have thus arrived at, hands down, the country’s best programs. And, clearly, “best” for us means reputation, but also affordability, return on investment, and accessibility. Our information comes from PayScale, U.S. News & World Report, U.S. Department of Education, and the universities and colleges’ websites.
Business Insider– The master’s degree in business administration (MBA) is one of the traditional education choices for people seeking high-powered careers with a lot of earning potential.
But MBAs aren’t cheap. A year of tuition at a top business school can easily exceed $50,000, and many programs last for two years.
Connecticut Post– Stomach pain has proven to be an auspicious symptom for Melissa Cummings ’98 MBA during her career.
“As I’ve considered new opportunities in my career, I’ve found that the thing that I often choose to do is the thing that actually gives me a stomach ache,” Cummings, the senior vice president and chief customer officer at the health insurer Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, said during a speech Friday at the Stamford Hilton hotel.
News times – The University of Connecticut maintains its headquarters upstate, but its brand is quickly growing in the state’s southwestern corner.
The launch last week of a Stamford conference for businesswomen shows that university officials are intent on expanding UConn’s presence in the city through more programming and closer ties with the local business community.
Hartford Courant – John Kim hasn’t forgotten the generosity that helped bring him to the United States from South Korea decades ago. And he’s returning it in a big way.
Kim, president of New York Life Insurance Co., along with his wife Diane, have donated $1 million to help students from Hartford attend UConn School of Business, where he received his master’s degree in business administration nearly 30 years ago.