Financial Times Ranks Georgetown MBA 12th in U.S., 17th Worldwide

January 26, 2004

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Financial Times Ranks Georgetown MBA 12th in U.S., 17th Worldwide

Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business ranked 12th among U.S. schools its highest ranking ever - and 17th worldwide in the Financial Times' annual survey of the top full-time MBA programs, released today.

  • The McDonough School ranked 11th in job placement success among the schools in the Financial Times' top 20, measured by the percentage of the Class of 2003 employed at three months after graduation.
  • Georgetown MBA graduates from the class of 2000 enjoy the 7th highest percentage salary increases (relative to pre-MBA salaries) among the Financial Times' top 20 - closely behind Wharton, Columbia, Chicago, Stern, and Yale.

The Financial Times January 26 issue also includes a school profile and feature on Dean John W. Mayo. The rankings and related articles are available on the Financial Times web site at www.ft.com/businesseducation

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