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International Experience, Alumni Success Drive MBA to #17 Rank by the Financial Times

In the 2020 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, Georgetown McDonough’s Full-time MBA program is 17th in the United States and 31st in the world, thanks to high marks in alumni success metrics and its global focus.

“Georgetown McDonough is known for the depth of its global management curriculum, which immerses students into the inner-workings of organizations around the world,” said Prashant Malaviya, senior associate dean of MBA programs. “Coupled with our experiential learning opportunities and career preparation curriculum, our alumni continue to find career success long after graduation.”

In the ranking’s measurement of international experience, Georgetown McDonough ranks 3rd again this year — behind only Yale and Dartmouth —  due in large part to its required Global Business Experience and expanding portfolio of international career treks. The school also rose in its ranks for alumni salary and salary increases, as well as career services

The Financial Times places a strong emphasis on the success of alumni three years after graduation, as well as the international character and diversity of the school. It collects data from surveys of alumni and business schools.