Berkeley MBA Ranks #2 for Hispanic Students

The Full-time Berkeley MBA Program placed second in Hispanic Business magazine’s ranking of the top business schools for Hispanic students, released on Aug. 28.

Second only to the University of El Paso’s College of Business Administration, Berkeley-Haas was the top program for Hispanic students among internationally ranked schools.

The 2012 top ten are:

  1. University of El Paso College of Business Administration
  2. Berkeley-Haas
  3. University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management
  4. University of Texas, Austin, McCombs School of Business Administration
  5. New York University, Stern School of Business
  6. University of Virginia, Darden School of Business
  7. University of Texas, San Antonio College of Business Graduate School
  8. University of Miami School of Business Administration
  9. Yale School of Management
  10. Stanford Graduate School of Business

The ranking draws primarily on school-provided data and focuses on five areas:

  • Enrollment: the number of Hispanic students currently enrolled and the percentage of Hispanic students compared to the overall school enrollment.
  • Faculty: the percentage of full-time Hispanic faculty members among total full-time faculty.
  • Student Services: the number of special recruiting programs, the number of mentorship programs, and the number of student support organizations active on campus for Hispanic students.
  • Retention rate for Hispanic students.
  • Reputation: based on the school’s MBA ranking published by U.S. News and World Report.

Berkeley-Haas last made Hispanic Business’ top-ten list in 2009, when it ranked #9.

Read the Hispanic Business ranking.