US News & World Report lists the MBA program at Walton College as the 36th Best Business School at a public business college in the nation.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In the latest ranking of graduate programs, US News & World Report list the Master of Business Administration program at Sam M. Walton College of Business as the 36th Best School of Business among public business colleges in the nation and 64th on the combined public and private list.
This positions the Walton MBA in the top 13% of all USMBA programs. US News & World Report also ranks the Walton MBA supply chain path 10th best among public MBA programs and 13th overall. This award adds to a growing list of rankings for the Walton MBA, which also includes the 11th best return on investment of 600 MBA programs, according to Wall Street Journal.
“This top national ranking reflects the value of our high-quality MBA program,” said Matt Waller, dean of Walton College. “It also demonstrates the respect that our faculty and graduates from partner business schools and companies from across the country show.”
To evaluate full-time MBA rankings, US News surveyed 493 domestic business programs accredited by AACSB International. This publication reviews assessments from peer business school deans, MBA program directors and corporate recruiters. It also examines job placement and graduate earnings as well as student selectivity for admission.
“The Walton MBA is truly a transformative program,” said Adam Stoverink, director of the Walton MBA Program and professor of management. “This is evidenced by the many stories we hear from our outstanding alumni. Stories about how they use what they learn and experience at the Walton MBA to innovate or make strategic decisions or lead important organizational change. The story of how the Walton MBA positioned them for major promotions that allowed them to make a greater impact on their company, their employees, their customers, or society as a whole…a promotion that led to a significant quality of life improvement for their family… the story of how the Walton MBA changed their lives. While we certainly value ranking as one of the top MBA programs, and we are very proud of this ranking, it is the tremendous success of our alumni that tells the true story of the Walton MBA.”
After graduation, current Walton MBA students have landed jobs at leading companies including Walmart, Tyson Foods, Raytheon Intelligence & Space, Nestle Purina, NielsenIQ, EY-Parthenon, Henkel, USA Truck, and Island Ventures.
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