U.S. News & World Report Ranks MBA Programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler Among the Very Best

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U.S. News ranks the full-time MBA program No. 19 and the Executive MBA program No. 9.

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U.S. News & World has given top marks to the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.

It ranked the full-time MBA Program No. 19 in its 2014 rankings, an improvement of one spot from No. 20 last year.

U.S. News also ranked the Executive MBA Program No. 9.

Among its specialty lists, U.S. News ranked UNC Kenan-Flagler:

  •     No. 10 in accounting
  •     No. 12 in management
  •     No. 13 in marketing
  •     No. 14 in entrepreneurship
  •     N. 15 in production/operations
  •     No. 18 in finance

“We are pleased with the rise in rankings of UNC Kenan-Flagler,” said Sridhar Balasubramanian, associate dean of the MBA Program and the Roy and Alice H. Richards Bicentennial Distinguished Scholar and professor of marketing.

“Based on return on investment, Forbes ranked our program moved No. 11 for U.S. business schools – up from 16 its last ranking – and No. 2 for public business schools last fall,” he said.

The full-time program is in a position of strength and poised for even greater success because of many investments in and enhancements to the program and the student experience, he said. These changes include new technology platforms for learning and career management, new career concentrations, an expanded range of elective courses, and continued strengthening of the Leadership Development initiative, for which UNC Kenan-Flagler is already recognized as being among the very best business schools globally.

“We are fortunate that our faculty have an outstanding tradition of caring about students, and do a great job inside and outside the classroom to help our students succeed,” said Balasubramanian. “Our staff works tirelessly to support the students, faculty and the School. Our students are outstanding ambassadors and partners in helping us move forward as are our alumni, who are some of our greatest champions.”


About the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Consistently ranked one of the world's best business schools, UNC Kenan-Flagler is known for its collaborative culture that stems from its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Professors excel at both teaching and research, and demonstrate unparalleled dedication to students. Graduates are effective, principled leaders who have the technical and managerial skills to deliver results in the global business environment. UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a rich portfolio of programs and extraordinary, real-life learning experiences: Undergraduate Business (BSBA), full-time MBA, Executive MBA Programs (Evening, Weekend and global OneMBA®), online MBA@UNC, UNC-Tsinghua Dual-Degree EMBA, Master of Accounting, PhD, Executive Development, and UNC Business Essentials programs. It is home to the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

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