Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

News Release

Fuqua’s Executive MBA Programs Rated No. 2 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

March 29, 2001


DURHAM, N.C. - The Fuqua School of Business' Executive MBA programs have risen to No. 2 in U.S. News & World Report's 2002 edition of Best Graduate Schools - up from its No. 4 ranking in the 2001 edition.

Available online and on newsstands April 2, the 2002 edition surveyed business school deans and senior faculty on their opinions of the top 10 Executive MBA programs nationwide.

"We are proud of this ranking which validates that we are leaders in worldwide Executive MBA programs," said Dan Nagy associate dean for MBA programs. "This is an affirmation that we are headed in the right direction and that our initiatives have proven very effective."

"Our success is due to the collaboration that underlies our innovative approach," said Alison Hubbard Ashton associate dean for executive MBA programs. "The faculty created these cutting-edge programs, and our students are first-rate and excited about the opportunity to learn from our faculty and from each other. We are supported by a professional staff who deliver the highest quality educational experience."

Published annually, U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools is a comprehensive guide to more than 1,000 graduate programs in the United States.

Fuqua's overall daytime MBA program was ranked No. 8 in the U.S. in the same survey. Fuqua ranked among the top 10 schools in the specialties of marketing, general management, quantitative analysis, and international education.

To view the latest rankings, visit the U.S. News & World Report web site.