Georgetown's McDonough M.B.A. Program Ranks 25th in The Financial Times' Annual Ranking of M.B.A. Programs Worldwide

January 21, 2002

Washington, D.C. - Released today, the annual Financial Times ranking of 100 M.B.A. programs worldwide ranks the McDonough's M.B.A. program at #25, up four places from last year. Among the U.S. programs ranked, McDonough is #20.

In its "Leagues of Their Own: Top 10 Schools in Each Category" section, The Financial Times ranked the McDonough M.B.A. at #8 in the "North American Salary Percentage Increase" subcategory. McDonough graduates saw their salaries increase by 195 percent from the beginning of the M.B.A. program to three years after graduation, the eighth highest salary percentage increase among the top twenty-five programs. McDonough graduates have an average salary of $120,521.

The McDonough M.B.A. is among the top twenty-five percent of all 100 M.B.A. programs ranked by The Financial Times.

"We are pleased to be among the top twenty-ranked American M.B.A. programs recognized by The Financial Times," says Christopher Puto, dean of the McDonough School. "The Financial Times ranking underscores the recognition Georgetown's M.B.A. program commands at home and abroad."

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