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JUST IN: Michigan Ross Repeats As No. 1 Best Administered MBA Program, Earns No. 1 for Greatest Women’s Resources in 2022 Princeton Review Rankings

By Bridget Vis

The Ross School of Business was recently ranked No.1 for the Best Administered MBA program for the second consecutive year, while also being recognized as No. 1 for Greatest Resources for Women, according to the Princeton Review.

Best administered MBA program

The Princeton Review’s rankings for best administered on-campus MBA program are based on student ratings of how smoothly their business schools are run and how easy it is to get into required and popular courses. 

“We put the quality of the student experience at the center of all we do,” said Soojin Kwon, managing director of Full-Time MBA Admissions and Program at Michigan Ross. “The Full-Time MBA team cares deeply about our students' experience before, during, and after they arrive at Ross. We value the relationships we have with them and strive to provide a highly supportive and personalized experience — from the application stage through graduation.” 

Greatest resources for women

The publication’s greatest resources for women rankings are based on school data, including the percentage of students and faculty who are female, along with students’ assessment of resources for female students, coursework for women entrepreneurs, and whether case study materials for classes proportionately reflect women in business.

"Michigan Ross has continuously supported women to succeed in all aspects of personal, academic, and career progression,” said Anisha Kapoor, MBA ’22, co-president of Michigan Business Women at Ross. “Through clubs such as Michigan Business Women and Women Who Launch, Ross centers and institutes, and other student- and program-led experiences, women feel connected to the community. These events, groups, and lecture series promote visibility, relationships, and involvement among women as evidenced by the women in leadership positions in clubs, sections, MBA Council, and Ross administration." 

At Michigan Ross, women make up 68% of club leadership. In addition, the last four student body presidents were women, and eight of 10 section presidents are currently women.

More about the Princeton Review’s list of Best Business Schools for 2022

For the 2022 rankings, the Princeton Review surveyed administrators and 18,900 students from 241 business schools from the 2020-21, 2019-20, and 2018–19 academic school years. The administrator survey contained more than 300 questions about the MBA programs, while the student survey had 90 questions about their school’s academics, student body, and campus life, as well as their career plans.

The surveys evaluated schools on 18 separate measures, including classroom experience, faculty quality, family friendliness, sustainability, and resources for minority students. The student survey also asked how well their school prepared them for careers in consulting, finance, management, marketing, and other fields.

Michigan Ross finished in the top 10 among top-tier business schools for the following:

  • No. 3 for best faculty
  • No. 3 for most family-friendly
  • No. 6 for greatest resources for minorities
  • No. 7 for best career prospects
  • No. 8 for best classroom experience

As for curriculum rankings, Michigan Ross also earned many top 10 rankings:

  • No. 3 for consulting
  • No. 6 for marketing
  • No. 8 for management

Learn more about the Michigan Ross Full-Time MBA Program

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