US News & World Report ranks Whitman School as one of nation’s “lowest-priced” business schools


U.S. News & World Report has recognized the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University as one of the “10 Lowest-Priced Business Schools” for 2011-2012. In U.S. News’s Short List, comparing MBA tuition and fees, the Whitman School, at $34,106, ranked ninth.

“One of our goals has always been to offer a highly competitive program at a comparatively low cost, so we’re pleased to see the proof in our ranking,” said Don Harter, associate dean for master’s programs at Whitman. The U.S. News Short List, separate from the U.S. News & World Report’s overall rankings, is a series that focuses on individual data points to give parents and potential students a closer, comparative look at the top schools in the country. Overall, U.S. News ranks the Whitman School 68th nationally, which is the third-highest ranking among schools that made their “Lowest-Priced” Short List.

According to its website, U.S. News surveyed more than 400 schools for its 2011 survey of business programs. For more information and to see the full list of rankings, visit www.usnews.com. Earlier this year, Whitman’s undergraduate Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) program ranked #2 in the nation in Bloomberg Businessweek’s specialty programs rankings.

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University educates students to become successful, entrepreneurial leaders in a rapidly changing global economy. The Whitman School offers BS, MBA, MS and PhD programs, all accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The school’s full-time faculty includes internationally known scholars and researchers, as well as successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Whitman continues to be ranked among the nation’s top business schools by U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek. For more information about Whitman School, visit www.whitman.syr.edu.