Berkeley MBA Programs Shine in US News Survey

The Berkeley Full-time MBA Program ranked #7 in the 2010 US News & World Report survey published on April 23. Both the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA and Evening & Weekend MBA programs ranked #6.

Last year, the Full-time MBA ranked #7, the Evening & Weekend MBA ranked #6, and the Berkeley-Columbia EMBA Program ranked #8 in US News.

The school’s MBA programs ranked in the top 10 in the following six specialties:
#3 Nonprofit
#7 Entrepreneurship
#8 Finance
#9 Marketing
#9 Management
#10 International

The full-time MBA ranking is based on data provided by participating schools as well as polls of business school deans, MBA directors, and recruiters. The peer and recruiter assessments count for 40%, placement success for 35%, and student selectivity 25%.

The part-time MBA and executive MBA rankings as well as the specialty rankings across various disciplines are based entirely on a peer assessment gleaned from a poll of business school deans and full-time MBA directors.

The full report is available online at (registration required).