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



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.
#1 in the Northwest
The Executive MBA Program at the Foster School ranks #1 in the Northwest, #29 in the U.S. and #42 worldwide, according to Poets & Quants' World’s Best Executive MBA Programs.
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.