Whitman’s Undergrad Program Again Ranked in Top 40 Nationwide by US News & World Report ; Entrepreneurship Program Climbs to Number Six Nationwide

The undergraduate business program in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has been ranked as one of the top 40 best undergraduate business programs nationwide in US News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2010.” The Whitman School was tied with four schools for 38th place.

The edition also ranks business specialty programs; the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises in the Whitman School was ranked number six nationwide. Additionally, US News ranked national universities. Syracuse University overall was ranked 58 nationwide.

“The Whitman School is honored that our undergraduate business program is ranked among the top 40 programs nationwide and our entrepreneurship program was ranked sixth in the nation,” says Melvin T. Stith, dean of the Whitman School. “These recognitions are wonderful external acknowledgments of the high-quality and competitive experiences the Whitman School offers undergraduate students.”

The US News & World Report undergraduate business program rankings were based on a survey of business school deans and senior faculty at undergraduate business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Deans and faculty were surveyed in spring 2009.

For more information or to set up an interview, contact Amy Mehringer Schmitz, director of communications, Whitman School of Management, at (315) 443-3834 or aemehrin@syr.edu.