Michigan Ross BBA Program ‘Catapults’ Up Latest Ranking from Poets&Quants


In an updated ranking released this week by Poets&Quants the University of Michigan Ross School of Business BBA program is ranked 4th in the nation.

This is the third year P&Q has published a ranking of undergraduate business programs, and they said the fourth place finish marks a “catapult” up the rankings for Ross with an increase of nine spots.

The ranking evaluates a school’s performance across three indicators: Admissions, Career Placement Data, and an Alumni Satisfaction Survey. According to Poets&Quants, “the big changes [for Michigan Ross] came from higher scores in alumni satisfaction.”

In fact, in the publication’s survey of Ross alumni who have been away from school for two years, Michigan Ross earned high marks across the board. Earning “A’s” from alums on many questions such as “How would you judge the business program’s alumni network and connections that can help you throughout your career?” and “Evaluate how well the business program prepared you for the world of work.”

Ross also placed well in the independent career outcomes measurement conducted by Poets&Quants, with a reported 96.65 percent of 2018 graduates finding a job within three months of graduation and an average total compensation of more than $78,000.

The report from Poets&Quants is just the latest in a number of high recognitions for Michigan and the Ross undergraduate business program, which was recently ranked #1 for entrepreneurship by the Princeton Review and #3 in terms of study abroad opportunities available for undergraduate students.

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