U.S. News Again Highly Ranks Whitman's Undergrad Business Program

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 U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2011.” The Whitman School was tied at 40th place with Southern Methodist University.

The edition also ranks business specialty programs; the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises in the Whitman School was ranked number nine nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News ranked national universities. Syracuse University overall was ranked 55 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 ninth 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 U.S. 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 2010.

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