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        Auburn University named a 'Best Business School' by The Princeton Review

        December 4, 2019 By Gregg Bass

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        Auburn MBA earns Princeton Review high marks

        “Students have a voice in these rankings, and the results reflect our continued efforts to provide our students a transformational learning experience that offers an outstanding return on their investment."”

         The Harbert College of Business at Auburn University is one of the nation's most outstanding business schools, especially for minority students, according to The Princeton Review’s  Nov. 19 ranking of “Best Business Schools for 2020.”

        The education services company ranked Harbert College’s full-time MBA program No. 2 in the nation for “Greatest Resources for Minority Students” based on student survey responses regarding program diversity and the culture of support for minority students.

        au mba“Auburn University is committed to enrolling the best and brightest students. The graduate programs in the Harbert College of Business partner with central campus units to create an environment that is welcoming for all,” said Jim Parrish, Executive Director of Full-Time and Online Graduate Programs. “While there is still work to do, we are grateful to be recognized for offering high-tech support services that are attractive to a diverse student body.”

        Institutional and student survey data regarding career outcomes and academic rigor, among others, earned Harbert College’s full-time MBA recognition as a “Best Business School,” while its online MBA ranked #19 on the list of “Top 25 Online MBA Programs.”

        MBA student“Students have a voice in these rankings, and the results reflect our continued efforts to provide our students a transformational learning experience that offers an outstanding return on their investment,” said Associate Dean of Graduate and International Programs, Stan Harris.

        "We recommend Auburn and the Harbert College of Business as an excellent choice for a student aspiring to earn an MBA," said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review's Editor-in-Chief. He noted that the company chose the schools for its list for 2020 based on data collected from surveys of administrators at business schools during the 2018–19 academic year. The administrator survey, which numbered more than 200 questions, covered topics from academic offerings and admission requirements to data about currently enrolled students as well as graduates' employment. 

        About Auburn Graduate Business Programs

        Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business offers nationally ranked full-time, online and executive master’s degree programs. The Graduate Business Programs office delivers and supports AACSB-accredited business administration (MBA), MS Finance, and MS Information Systems programs, available both full time and online. Also supported are Executive and Physicians Executive MBA programs, as well as the Master of Real Estate Development program, all blending distance learning with a series of short on-campus residencies. The Harbert College of Business currently serves more than 800 graduate business candidates across all graduate programs.

         

        Media Contacts

        Harbert College of Business: Gregg Bass, Communications and Marketing Specialist, greggbass@auburn.edu

        The Princeton Review: Jeanne Krier, Publicist for The Princeton Review, pressoffice@review.com

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