Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

News Release

Duke Executive MBA Programs Ranked Fourth by U.S. News & World Report

April 07, 2004

The Fuqua School of Business has once again been recognized for excellence in the executive MBA category by U.S. News & World Report. In the newly published "America's Best Grad Schools 2005," Fuqua's executive MBA programs are ranked No. 4, a step up from last year's No. 5 ranking.

"This is a great honor for all of us involved in the executive MBA programs at Duke," said Dan Nagy, associate dean for admissions and recruiting for executive MBA programs. "We're especially proud that Fuqua is one of only three executive MBA programs consistently ranked among the Top 5 by U.S.News & World Report, BusinessWeek and the Financial Times."

Fuqua's executive MBA programs are ranked No. 4 by BusinessWeek and No. 3 by the Financial Times .

"Students turn to Duke because of the high-caliber faculty, staff and students that make our executive MBA education so strong," said Kelli Kilpatrick, director of recruiting and admissions for executive MBA programs. "The rankings are a great addition to our credentials."

In the same U.S. News & World Report survey, Fuqua received Top 10 rankings in marketing (No. 5), management (No. 9), international area (No. 8) and nonprofit area (No. 8).

To view the latest business school rankings, visit the U.S. News & World Report web site at www.usnews.com.