Financial Times Ranks Babson MBA #1 in Entrepreneurship

Jan 29, 2010, 11:23 ET from Babson College

BABSON PARK, Mass., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Financial Times rankings completes the twelve-month cycle of publications that identify top programs for Entrepreneurship.  For the first time in school history, the graduate school was ranked #1 in Entrepreneurship in a news cycle by all three major publications: U.S. News & World Report (April, 2009), The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur Magazine (October, 2009), and the Financial Times (January, 2010).  Babson, in a 4-place improvement from last year's ranking, was followed by the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University; Imperial College Business School; Anderson School of Management at UCLA; Haas School of Business at University of California - Berkeley; Sloan School of Management at MIT; Judge Business School at University of Cambridge; IMD; Wisconsin School of Business at University of Wisconsin-Madison; and INSEAD.

The ranking is based on each school's MBA Class of 2006 response to a survey question asking each to rate the quality of its MBA program, on a 10-point scale (10 = strong/1 = weak), in 16 academic categories (i.e. Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, OB, Economics, Law, etc.).  The program with the highest alumni rating average is ranked #1.

Complete rankings can be viewed at http://www.ft.com/businesseducation/mba2010.

Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., is recognized internationally as a leader in entrepreneurial management education. Babson grants BS degrees through its innovative undergraduate program, and grants MBA and custom MS and MBA degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Babson Executive Education offers executive development programs to experienced managers worldwide. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

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