MBA Program Ranks Third in the World for New Alumni “Salary Uplift”
Jessica V. Hoffman did her homework before selecting UConn to pursue an MBA.
“If I was going to take two years off from work, I wanted to come out with impressive job opportunities,” said Hoffman, who earned her UConn MBA in 2014 and is now a senior vice president at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
“It ultimately came down to UConn or one other highly-ranked, private institution. I found that UConn graduates were getting a great education and being hired by the same companies as the alumni from other MBA programs,” she said. “But UConn’s tuition was a fraction of the cost of the others.” Continue Reading
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.
The UConn School of Business is among the top business schools in the country at which to earn an MBA, according to The Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “The Best 294 Business Schools.” “We recommend UConn as one of the best to earn an MBA,” said Robert Franek, Princeton Review’s senior VP-Publisher. “We chose the 294 schools in this book based on our high regard for their academics and our assessment of institutional data we collect from the schools. We also solicited and greatly respect the opinions of 25,000 students attending these schools who reported on their experiences.”
The publication identified UConn as a great place to develop real-world credentials, noted its high regard in the areas of finance and risk analytics, and praised its smaller class sizes, which make it easy to build relationships with both professors and classmates.
“I have had interviews with Covidien, Pitney Bowes, General Electric and Travelers Insurance, and I know UConn has a strong presence when I see that I am competing in the second round interviews with students from Yale and Cornell,” one UConn MBA student wrote in a review.
CEO Magazine Ranks Program Among the Best Globally
CEO Magazine has rated the University of Connecticut’s MBA program among the best in the world, according to a ranking released earlier this month.
UConn was the only Connecticut university named in the survey, and one of only four in New England (Boston University, Bryant and UMass). It is ranked with the likes of Georgetown, University of California-Berkeley and Purdue as a Tier 1 school of excellence.Continue Reading
For Third Consecutive Year, UConn School of Business Ranks Among Nation’s Top Programs for Veterans
The UConn School of Business is among the “Best for Veterans—Business Schools 2016,” according to a report released Feb. 8 by Military Times.
This is the third consecutive year that the program has received the prestigious recognition. UConn ranked No. 48 nationally, up from No. 54 in 2015. As of last fall, the business school had 56 military veterans enrolled in its programs, part of a 900-member veteran student body. More than 300 UConn faculty and staff are also veterans.Continue Reading