Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics has vaulted to No. 72 in the latest Best Business School rankings by U.S. News & World Report, announced Tuesday, March 29. It’s the school’s highest-ever position in the prestigious rankings of business schools with full-time MBA programs.
Since Thomas Turk assumed the role of dean five years ago, the Argyros School has jumped 26 places in the national rankings.
“These 2023 rankings validate our position among the top private business schools on the West Coast as well as our overall position among all California schools,” said Turk, Ph.D., who holds the Robert J. and Carolyn A. Waltos Endowed Deanship in the Argyros School. “This achievement reflects the quality of our faculty, staff and students, and it shows the impact our school has on the communities we serve.”
Notable is that Chapman’s MBA program now ranks No. 3 among private universities and colleges on the West Coast. Included in the key metrics accounting for the Argyros School’s rise, 91% of full-time Argyros MBAs secured job offers within 90 days of graduation.
“Our personalized approach to education continues to provide a competitive advantage, attracting highly qualified students to pursue their MBA and establish themselves in their careers,” Turk said.
The U.S. News rankings of schools with full-time MBA programs are based on a range of indicators, including career placement success, student excellence and qualitative assessments by experts.
Established in 2005, Chapman’s full-time MBA program connects talented students with renowned faculty and influential business leaders. The faculty, curriculum and programs equip professionals to think strategically, analyze carefully and act on entrepreneurial ideas.