Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The Zarb School’s Impressive List of National and International Rankings and Accreditations


Students, corporate recruiters and business school deans have ranked the business program at the Zarb School among the nation’s best, according to The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek and U.S. News & World Report.

The Princeton Review included the Zarb M.B.A. among other prestigious graduate programs in the 2009 edition of the Best Business Schools.

The Princeton Review also identified the Zarb School M.B.A. in marketing among the top 15 programs at any college or university based on their Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools. This 80-question survey evaluates responses from 19,000 students on how well they felt their M.B.A. business school courses prepared them in the areas of accounting, finance, general management, global management, marketing and operations. They were also asked to report on their classroom and campus experiences.

ranked the Zarb School undergraduate business program #97. The ranking process looked at surveys from more than 85,000 senior business majors and nearly 600 corporate recruiters, the number of graduates each program sends to top M.B.A. programs and median starting salaries for graduates. According to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, there are approximately 1,600 business school programs in the country.

BusinessWeek also ranked Hofstra #48 in its listing of the Colleges With the Biggest Returns, a ranking based on the earnings potential of midcareer professionals based on their undergraduate alma mater.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Zarb School #63 in their annual ranking of full-time master's programs in business. This ranking was based on surveys of 426 graduate business programs accredited by AACSB International conducted in fall 2008 and early 2009. Respondents were asked about educational quality, peer and recruiter assessment, graduate employment rates, mean starting salaries, placement success and acceptance rates.

U.S. News & World Report’s listing of the Best Undergraduate Programs ranked Zarb’s program #121 out of more than 550 AACSB-accredited schools.