Rankings

There are numerous rankings available, all of which apply different rubrics and present different conclusions. While it would be a mistake to structure our business education only to optimize our placement in the rankings, these metrics do provide us with valuable data that we use to balance the qualitative and quantitative elements of the Foster learning experience.


MBA Programs Rankings
Source Northwest Public Universities Nationwide/ Worldwide (w)
Full-Time MBA Program
U.S. News & World Report, 2015 1 8 25
Financial Times, 2014 14 31/ 58 (w)
Economist, 2013 1 7 21/ 33 (w)
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2012 1 15 37
Evening MBA Program
U.S. News & World Report, 2015 1 7 11
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2013 1 5 15
Academic Quality     5
Executive MBA Program
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2013  1 13  37 
Financial Times, 2013 1 11 23/ 75 (w)
       
MBA Specialty Rankings
Source & Program Northwest Public Universities Nationwide
U.S. News & World Report, 2015      
Information Systems  14   15
Accounting  2 11  25
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2010      
Marketing 1 1 2
Accounting 1 2 5
       
Undergraduate Program Rankings
Source Northwest Public Universities Nationwide
U.S. News & World Report, 2014 1 12 22
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2014 1 22 52
       
Undergraduate Specialty Rankings
Source & Program Northwest Public Universities Nationwide
U.S. News & World Report, 2014      
Accounting 1 7 11
Entrepreneurship 1 8 15
Management  8 15
International Business  1 10 17
Finance 1 10 19
Marketing  1 14 22



Foster #24 of top 100 MBA programs
The Foster School vaulted nine spots to #24 (#8 public) in the Poets & Quants top 100 U.S. MBA Programs 2013 rankings. The composite ranking measures schools’ performance across U.S. News & World Report, Businessweek, The Financial Times, The Economist and Forbes.
U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 rankingsU.S. News & World Report’s 2015 rankings
Foster’s Full-time MBA Program, ranked #25 in the U.S., outpaced all but two of the top-50 schools in job placement, and graduates’ average salaries rose $8K. Foster’s Evening MBA Program climbed from #15 to #11 in the U.S. Both programs are ranked highest in the Northwest.
Foster School shot up 20 points in The Financial Times 2014 Global MBA ranking
Ranked #31 in the U.S. and #14 of public schools, Foster’s dramatic ascent was fueled by faculty research and continued excellence in job placement and career stats. Foster is now #24 in the world for faculty research.
Women in the MBA ProgramThe Princeton Review ranked the Foster MBA Program #8 in its top 10 list of U.S. schools with the greatest opportunities for women.