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Higher rankings of LSB MBA programs in US News and World Report

Due to higher GMAT scores, greater work experience and better peer assessments, LSB MBA programs significantly improve in US News and World Report rankings.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March. 12, 2019—Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business (LSB) is proud to announce that its part-time Master of Business Administration program has been ranked #22 by US News & World Report in its 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings, a jump of 17 spots over last year's ranking.

This ranking puts Santa Clara's MBA program among the top 8% of the 287 eligible part-time programs in the US and also:

  • 2nd in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • 2nd among all Jesuit Schools
  • 4th in the state of California

Higher GMAT Scores, Greater Work Experience and Better Peer Assessment have significantly enhanced the reputation and success of the Leavey School of Business. 

The Santa Clara LSB Executive MBA program has also received notable US News and World Report rankings:

  • 1st among all Jesuit Schools
  • 13th in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings

"We are tremendously proud that our hard work leveraging the assets of our school - our Silicon Valley network of leaders, our world-class faculty, and students who bring experience to the classroom - is being recognized by our peers and by national ranking," said Caryn Beck-Dudley, Dean of LSB.

LSB's Part Time MBA specialties have also been ranked high in the following areas:

  • 16th in Finance
  • 17th in Marketing
  • 23rd in Information Systems
  • 24th in Entrepreneurship

"It's great to see deans from across the U.S recognizing how strong and innovative our MBA programs are," said Toby McChesney, senior assistant dean of Graduate Business Programs.

About Leavey School of Business
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the most dynamic business environments in the world, the Leavey School of Business combines academic excellence in the 450-year Jesuit tradition, with an energetic, innovative spirit that typifies the region. For more information, see our website.

About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic University located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 9,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering; master's degrees in business, education, counseling psychology, pastoral ministry, and theology; and law degrees and engineering doctoral degrees. Distinguished nationally by one of the highest graduation rates among all U.S master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrats faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. For more information, see our website.

Media Contact
Deborah Lohse | SCU Media Communications | | 408-554-5121



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