The Fox School of Business’ Global MBA program ranked among the top-50 full-time MBA programs in the United States for a third consecutive year.
The program retained its No. 41 national ranking, its highest by U.S. News & World Report in program history. The designation is part of U.S. News’ 2017 Best Graduate Schools rankings, which were released March 16. Among full-time MBA programs nationwide, the Fox School and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School are the only business schools in the Greater Philadelphia region to have been ranked among the top 50.
This year, the Fox Global MBA’s 97.4-percent job placement rate within three months of graduation ranked fourth-best in the nation, and its 3.59 average GPA rated fifth overall, according to the U.S. News report. Additionally, Fox’s MBA concentration in Information Systems earned a No. 14 national rank by U.S. News, marking a two-place jump from last year.
“The latest U.S. News ranking of our Global MBA program reflects our commitment to delivering globally recognized business education and premier management training in which students develop the management competencies that are sought after by business leaders,” said Dr. M. Moshe Porat, Dean of the Fox School of Business. “The Global MBA is designed to help students experience the world and advance their careers through experiential learning and entrepreneurship, and it is a source of great pride that the program continues to build upon its sterling reputation.”
Fox School’s Global MBA is a two-year program that combines experiential learning, paid internships, and a thorough immersion in the global business environment. Fox MBAs travel to, and participate in, emerging hotspots of social, economic, technological, and organizational innovation and entrepreneurship. The program features two required international experiences.
In addition to international immersions in emerging economies, students provide professional-grade strategic solutions to paying clients six projects coordinated by the Fox Management Consulting (Fox MC) Practice and have the option of pursuing a dual degree in a specialized masters program.
All Fox students have access to the school’s renowned Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD), a comprehensive resource focused on preparing students for entry into the professional business environment. CSPD oversees internship and job placement for both undergraduate and graduate students at the Fox School. Since 2012, Fox’s MBA students have maintained a cumulative 100-percent summer-internship placement rate and a cumulative 95-percent job-placement rate.
The 2017 edition of U.S. News’ Best Graduate Schools rankings is available at www.usnews.com/grad.