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TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. News & World Report rankings for the 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Programs nationally are out, and ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business jumped up seven spots to No. 24, ahead of the University of Arizona, Boston University, and Texas A&M University.
The school’s reputable supply chain and logistics program ranked highest among the school’s departments at No. 3, holding on to its consistent top 5 ranking across the nation. ASU also repeated as most innovative school for the sixth year running. It ranked No. 9 in first-year experiences and No. 16 for undergraduate teaching.
“Once again, we’re honored to be recognized by U.S. News and our peers as one of the nation’s top business schools,” said Amy Hillman, dean of the W. P. Carey School and the Charles J. Robel Dean’s Chair. “These rankings highlight
Baylor Rises to No. 76 in Latest U.S. News Rankings, in Top 10 for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship, Among ‘Most Innovative Schools’ | Media and Public Relations
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WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) – Baylor University moved up three places to No. 76 among National Universities – with several academic programs and opportunities for undergraduates highly rated – in the latest rankings for 2021 released today by U.S. News & World Report.
For the ninth straight year, Baylor was the second highest-ranked university in the Big 12 and among the top five overall in Texas in the U.S. News rankings, behind only Rice (No. 16), the University of Texas at Austin (No. 42), Southern Methodist University and Texas A&M University (No. 66) and ahead of TCU (No. 80), the University of Texas at Dallas (No. 143), the University of Houston (No. 176), Texas Tech University (No. 217), the University of North Texas (tied at No. 249)