Financial Times Ranks Georgetown's MBA Full-Time Program #17 of U.S. Business Schools

January 31, 2011
The Financial Times 2011 survey of full-time MBA programs, published on Monday, January 31, ranked the MBA Full-Time Program at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business number 17 among U.S. business schools, up two slots from last year's position of 19.  The program remains 38th among the world's top MBA programs, the same position it held last year.  Additionally, Georgetown's MBA Full-Time Program ranked #3 in the world in international business.
Programs are ranked based on questionnaires completed by each school and surveys of alumni who graduated in 2007. The Financial Times evaluates MBA programs on accomplishments in three main areas:  alumni salaries and career development, the diversity and international reach of the school and its MBA program, and faculty research. 
Factors that helped Georgetown to maintain its global ranking and improve its U.S. ranking include alumni salaries and recommendation as well as increases in student career placements and faculty research.  For detailed information on the ranking methodology, visit