Georgetown MBA Advances to 25th in Business Week Ranking of Best B-Schools

October 08, 2004

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Georgetown MBA Advances to 25th in Business Week Ranking of Best B-Schools

The McDonough School ranked 25th in Business Week's biennial survey of the best graduate business schools, which was announced on October 7, 2004.

Georgetown advanced five spots from its position at 30th in the 2002 ranking. The school was listed as the third most improved in the top 30, and recruiters gave the career management office an "A." Georgetown was also described as a "hidden gem for investment banks" on Business Week's online rankings chat on October 7, during which the publication announced the top 30 schools.

Business Week reported that the school's international reputation is as strong as ever with recruiters, and recognized the school's "steady improvement in teaching and job placement."

The top 30 schools in Business Week's 2004 Best B-Schools rankings include:

1. Northwestern (Kellogg)
2. Chicago
3. Pennsylvania (Wharton)
4. Stanford
5. Harvard
6. Michigan (Ross)
7. Cornell (Johnson)
8. Columbia
9. MIT (Sloan)
10. Dartmouth (Tuck)
11. Duke (Fuqua)
12. Virginia (Darden)
13. NYU (Stern)
14. UCLA (Anderson)
15. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)
16. UNC (Kenan-Flagler)
17. UC Berkeley (Haas)
18. Indiana (Kelley)
19. Texas (McCombs)
20. Emory (Goizueta)
21. Purdue (Krannert)
22. Yale
23. Washington U. (Olin)
24. Notre Dame (Mendoza)
25. Georgetown (McDonough)
26. Babson (Olin)
27. USC (Marshall)
28. Maryland (Smith)
29. Rochester (Simon)
30. Vanderbilt (Owen)

"The Best B-Schools" is the cover story of the October 18 issue of BusinessWeek, which is available online at www.businessweek.com.