Graduate Programs Releases Student-Based Business School Rankings

In addition to its overall Top 25, Graduate Programs also ranked the top 3 graduate business schools in each of the 15 categories students reviewed on the site.

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Englewood, NJ (PRWEB) January 24, 2013

Want to know which b-schools rate highest among current and recent grad students? Graduate Programs, the online guide to graduate schools for prospective graduate students, recently released its Top 25 Business Schools according to student ratings and reviews posted on graduateprograms.com. In addition to its overall Top 25, Graduate Programs also ranked the top 3 graduate business schools in each of the 15 categories students reviewed on the site.

As previously released, the top 3 business schools in the United States with the best overall value according to graduate students are:

1.) MIT
2.) University of California, Berkeley
3.) University of Virginia

The top three business programs for the remaining categories are as follows:

Academic Competitiveness:
1.)    TIE:
         Rice University (10 stars)
         MIT (10 stars)
2.)    University of Virginia (9.86 stars)
3.)    University of California, Berkeley (9.75 stars)

Affordability of Living:
1.)    University of Notre Dame (9.44 stars)
2.)    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (9.3 stars)
3.)    Rice University (8.8 stars)

Campus Safety:
1.)    University of Virginia (9.93 stars)
2.)    University of Notre Dame (9.72 stars)
3.)    Boston College (9.70 stars)

Career Support:
1.)    University of Texas at Austin (9.63 stars)
2.)    University of Virginia (9.36 stars)
3.)    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (9.3 stars)

Education Quality:
1.)    TIE:
        University of Virginia (10 stars)
        Cornell (10 stars)
2.)    University of California, Berkeley (9.88 stars)
3.)    TIE:
        MIT (9.8 stars)
        University of Chicago (9.8 stars)

Faculty Accessibility and Support:
1.)    TIE:
        Rice University (10 stars)
        University of Virginia (10 stars)
2.)    Cornell University (9.92 stars)
3.)    Yale University (9.8 stars)

School Use of Technology:
1.)    Arizona State University (9.56 stars)
2.)    MIT (9.4 stars)
3.)    University of Texas at Austin (9.38 stars)

Social Life:
1.)    University of Texas at Austin (10 stars)
2.)    University of Pennsylvania (9.78 stars)
3.)    Dartmouth College (9.5 stars)

Student Diversity:
1.)    Duke University (9.57 stars)
2.)    TIE:
         University of Pennsylvania (9.5 stars)
         Yale University (9.5 stars)
3.)    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (9.43 stars)

Surrounding Area:
1.)    University of Virginia (10 stars)
2.)    TIE:
        Rice University (9.8 stars)
        Boston College (9.8 stars)
3.)    TIE:
        University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (9.64 stars)
        New York University (9.64 stars)

Transportation:
1.)    University of Virginia (9.64 stars)
2.)    Boston College (9.5 stars)
3.)    TIE:
        New York University (9.23 stars)
        Columbia University (9.23 stars)

Quality of Network:
1.)    TIE:
        University of Virginia (10 stars)
        University of Notre Dame (10 stars)
        Cornell University (10 stars)
        Boston College (10 stars)
        MIT (10 stars)
        Stanford University (10 stars)
2.)    Rice University (9.9 stars)
3.)    Dartmouth College (9.88 stars)

Financial Aid:
1.)    TIE:
        Rice University (10 stars)
        University of Virginia (10 stars)
        Cornell University (10 stars)
        University of California, Berkeley (10 stars)
        Johns Hopkins University (10 stars)
2.)    Michigan State University (9.5 stars)
3.)    University of Notre Dame (9.17 stars)

Workload:
1.)    TIE:
        University of Virginia (10 stars)
        Cornell University (10 stars)
        University of California, Berkeley (10 stars)
2.)    Dartmouth College (9.5 stars)
3.)    University of Notre Dame (9.17 stars)

Students can continue to review their programs at http://www.graduateprograms.com and qualify to win a $1,000 scholarship, awarded to a student selected at random once per semester. Reviews will be incorporated into upcoming program rankings.

School rankings for specific graduate programs (business and management, law, etc.) are determined by comparing the sum of the average scores in each of the 15 subcategories. Graduate programs are not ranked until the number of student surveys completed reaches a minimum threshold.

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