U.S. News Ranks Georgetown MBA in Top 25 for 3rd Year

April 04, 2003

Washington, DC - April 4, 2003-For the third consecutive year, the MBA program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business was ranked among the top 25 schools in the country by U.S.News & World Report. In the newly released 2004 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools and its upcoming April 14th issue, U.S. News placed the Georgetown MBA at No. 24 out of the 365 accredited master's programs in business surveyed.

The McDonough School ranked No. 14 for international and No. 18 for executive MBA programs in U.S. News' business specialty rankings. "The strength of our MBA program is once again acknowledged in these rankings," said Marilyn A. Morgan, Associate Dean and Director of the MBA program. "Our students, faculty, alumni and staff have all worked hard to make the program what it is today, and we continue to look for ways to strengthen it."

The McDonough School graduates approximately 270 full-time MBAs each year. The average GMAT score of the Class of 2004 is 663, and the average grade point average is 3.35. Thirty-five percent of the Class of 2004 are non-U.S. citizens. Georgetown MBA students average more than 5 years of work experience.

U.S. News calculates its rankings based on a weighted average of several quality indicators, including reputation by business school deans and corporate recruiters, placement success and student selectivity. The complete ranking tables and methodology can be found at www.usnews.com (Paid subscription required).

About The McDonough School of Business
Offering unparalleled access to the world's business, policy and thought leaders, The McDonough School of Business is seated at one of the nation's most prestigious universities in one of the world's most dynamic and important cities. The School is committed to developing leaders capable of making complex business decisions in a global environment and who are dedicated to serving their companies, society and humanity.

The McDonough School's undergraduate, MBA, executive education, and International Executive MBA programs provide solid grounding in all the core management disciplines, with an emphasis on the global, ethical and political environment of business. For more information about the MBA program at The McDonough School, visit mba.georgetown.edu.