IU?s Kelley School of Business ranked No. 1 for quality of the classroom experience
Oct. 8, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Students at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business again have given top marks to its faculty, facilities and overall classroom experience in a new
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For the second consecutive year, the Kelley School's Master of Business Administration program was ranked in the survey at No. 1 for providing the "Best Classroom Experience." The survey was published Tuesday (Oct. 7) in
It also ranked the Kelley School second in the "Best Professors" category, third in the "Most Family Friendly" category and fourth for "Best Campus Facilities."
"While we do not assess our performance as a school based solely on media rankings, they do affect student decisions regarding which program to consider and thus, cannot be ignored," said Dan Smith, dean of the Kelley School. "In the case of the
"To truly appreciate the strength of our faculty, one needs to also recall that Kelley was recently ranked among the world's leading business schools in terms of research impact," Smith added. "To find a team of professors who can deliver both world-class teaching and world-class scholarship is extraordinarily rare and something in which all of us at the school take great pride."
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"Students tell us that it's difficult to find a weak discipline here," they added. "Indiana 'is strong across all core disciplines,' providing a 'great all-around business education covering marketing, operations, finance and entrepreneurship.' But it's the friendly and supportive atmosphere that impresses students most; they report glowingly of 'faculty who are always willing to help students outside of class, for career searches, school projects, internships and even full-time work issues.'"
They quote one student as saying, "The greatest strength of the school is the collaborative environment fostered by the administration, faculty and students. I truly feel like people try to help each other as much as possible."
Other rankings similarly have praised the Kelley MBA.
No other Indiana schools were included in the publication's "top 10" categories. The