IU Bloomington, IUPUI, Kelley School of Business recognized by U.S. News
IUPUI and IU Bloomington again offer programs that "focus on student success"
Sept. 13, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- This year's
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IU Bloomington also continues to be among the top public universities, and the Kelley School of Business scored top five rankings for its entrepreneurship (No. 2) and marketing specialties (No. 5). The business school ranked sixth among those at public universities and tied for 12th overall.
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IUPUI Chancellor Charles R. Bantz said the report reinforces what many on his campus and elsewhere already know.
"We know IUPUI makes an impact every day because our innovative faculty are national leaders in civic engagement and student success," Bantz said. "As a result, IUPUI is increasingly recognized for first-year experience, service learning and learning communities. Our continuing recognition as an 'Up-and-Coming School' demonstrates that IUPUI's bold innovation and commitment are making an impact that is recognized nationally."
IUPUI and IU Bloomington were recognized for offering "programs that help undergrads thrive." IUPUI was cited for its first-year experiences, learning communities and service learning programs, which help students to feel more connected. IU Bloomington was cited for offering substantial academic work abroad for credit and valuable international experience.
This was the 10th consecutive year that
"It is gratifying to see recognition for our outstanding study-abroad opportunities, along with validation of the Kelley School of Business as one of the nation's elite programs," said Executive Vice President and IU Bloomington Provost Karen Hanson. "The
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The publication ranked the Kelley School as the 12th best in the nation overall (a year ago it was tied for ninth). It continues to be second only to the University of Michigan among undergraduate business programs in the Big Ten and sixth nationally among public universities. The school's overall ranking also places it among the top 2 percent of nationally accredited programs.
The Kelley School also was ranked among the Top 10 in five other major fields of study. It was ranked eighth in accounting and management, ninth in finance, and 10th in information systems and operations.
"We are honored to be among the elite business programs in the nation," said Dan Smith, dean of the Kelley School. "We track a wide range of internal metrics related to student quality, faculty involvement, curriculum innovation and the overall quality of the student experience. The
The rankings will be published in the 2012 edition of