April 07, 2003

LOS ANGELES — The Anderson School’s full-time MBA program ranked 14th overall this year in the U.S.News & World Report survey of business schools, up one position from last year.

Business school deans and MBA program directors also rated The Anderson School in the top 10 in the following specialty areas: finance (7th), entrepreneurship (8th), marketing (9th), production/operations (9th), and international (10th).

These same peers also ranked Anderson highly in its Fully-Employed MBA (FEMBA) program (4th) and its Executive MBA (EMBA) program (7th).

The survey results will be published in the 2004 edition of U.S.News & World Report’s newsstand book, America’s Best Graduate Schools, which will be available on Monday, April 7, 2003.

“We’re proud of the high caliber of our MBA programs,” said Bruce G. Willison, dean of The Anderson School. “We will continue to strive for excellence.”

The Anderson School at UCLA is perennially ranked among the top-tier business schools in the world. Award-winning faculty renowned for their research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment. Established in 1935, The Anderson School provides management education to more than 1,400 students enrolled in full-time, part-time and executive MBA programs and doctoral programs.

The Anderson School’s faculty includes outstanding educators and researchers who share their scholarship and expertise in such fundamental areas as finance, marketing, accounting, business economics, decision sciences, operations and technology management, human resources and organizational behavior, information systems, strategy and policy.

Recognizing that the school offers unparalleled expertise in management education, the world's business community turns to The Anderson School at UCLA as a center of influence for the ideas, innovations, strategies and talent that will shape the future.

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