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BusinessWeek Ranks SCU Undergraduate Business Among Best in Nation
Friday, Feb. 27, 2009
“Undergraduate students, their parents, and
The rankings singled out the school’s focus on business ethics as well as the innovation-rich
“Our new facility, Lucas Hall, is a perfect complement to our focus on student learning,” said S. Andrew Starbird, faculty director for undergraduate business programs. “State-of-the-art classrooms, technology, and meeting spaces are providing new opportunities for students and faculty to work together.”
This is the third consecutive year that the
BusinessWeek’s ranking of “The Best Undergraduate B-Schools” is available in the March 9, 2009 issue of BusinessWeek, on newsstands March 2. Expanded content, including the full ranking and methodology, interactive tables, and a discussion forum are available on BusinessWeek.com.
To rank these programs, BusinessWeek used nine measures, including surveys of 85,000 senior business majors and nearly 600 corporate recruiters, median starting salaries for graduates, and the number of graduates each program sends to top-MBA programs. The magazine also calculated an academic quality rating for each program by combining SAT scores, student-faculty ratios, class size, the percentage of students with internships, and the number of hours students devote to classwork.
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Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its 8,685 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s and law degrees and engineering Ph.D.s. Distinguished nationally by one of the highest graduation rates among all U.S. master’s universities, California’s oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. For more information, see