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Fast Facts: Graduate

One of the fastest-rising full-time MBA programs

Total graduate population: 1,618 (including non-degree students)
Average class size: 26
Number of full-time faculty: 123
Percent with terminal degrees: 89%
Student-faculty ratio: 14:1

U.S. News and World Report Graduate Rankings:

  • Nonprofit business: 8
  • Finance: 19
  • International business: 13
  • Part-time MBA: 51
  • Full-time MBA: 63

2018 Businessweek Rankings:

  • Full-Time MBA: 64

Poets & Quants Graduate Rankings:

  • MBA: 56

Financial Times Global Masters in Finance - Pre-Experience Rankings:

  • MS in Global Finance: 
    • 50 worldwide
    • 9 in North America

Corporate Knights 2018 Better World MBA Rankings

  • MBA: 11 worldwide

QuantNet Best Financial Engineering Programs:

  • MS in Quantitative Finance: 18 in North America

Forbes MBA Rankings:

  • Full-time MBA: 70

The Economist Rankings:

  • Networking potential: 12
  • Faculty quality: 23
  • Full-time MBA: 92

Military Times "Best for Vets" Rankings:

  • Best Business Schools: 21 nationwide

QS Business Schools Rankings:

  • MBA: 48 nationwide
  • MS in Business Analytics: 37 worldwide

CEO Magazine Rankings:

  • MBA: Tier 1, North America
  • EMBA: 18 worldwide

 

MBA-program specific facts:
Percentage of International students: 34%
Percentage of Male / Female: 60% / 40%
Mean GMAT: 631
Average age: 30
Average years of work experience: 6.3

MS-program specific facts:
Percentage of International students: 86%
Percentage of Male / Female:  40% / 60%
Mean GMAT: 656
Average age: 24
Average years of work experience: 1.4

 

Academic competitions

Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup

Offers real-world experience in mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory, and private equity.

  • No. 1, New York Regional (2017)
  • No. 1, New York Regional (2016)
  • No. 2, New York regional (2014)
  • No. 1, New York regional (2013)
  • No. 1, New York regional (2012)

Institutional Investor All-America Student Analyst Competition

Attracts more than 2,000 students from 75 to 80 universities. Competitors invest a mock portfolio for three months, trading on day-end prices and balancing long and short strategies.

  • No. 1 school overall (2014), placing the most students—nine—into the Top 100 ranking tables
  • 1st and 3rd place in the individual competition (2014) with four students in the national Top 20
  • 5th place in the individual competition (2015) with 14 students in the national Top 100

University Trading Challenge

  • No. 1 overall (2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Best Team Trading Award (2015)
  • Best Presentation Award (2015)

CFA Institute Research Challenge

Promotes best practices in research among the next generation of analysts, providing practical experience in researching and reporting on publicly traded companies.

  • No. 1, New York region (2014), and Americas finalist (Top 10) — competed in Denver
  • No. 1, New York region (2013), and Americas finalist (Top 10) — competed in London
  • Final Four, New York region (2015)

PRMIA Risk Management Competition

Simulates real-life risk-management challenges via a case-study approach. Sponsored by the Professional Risk Managers International Association, it carries a cash prize of about $10,000.