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November 4, 2016

Princeton Review Names UMass Boston a Best Business School; #4 Greatest Opportunity for Minorities

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For the tenth consecutive year, the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston is one of the nation’s most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review's 2017 edition of The Best 294 Business Schools. In addition, the College of Management is ranked No. 4 on the Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students list, which is up from last year’s No. 8 placement.

The Princeton Review tallied its lists based on its surveys of 25,000 students attending the 294 business schools. The 80-question survey asked students to rate their school's academics, student body, and campus life, as well as their personal career plans.

The Princeton Review editors write that UMass Boston's College of Management's business program “combines strategically focused management curriculum with optional specializations, offering one of the best educational values in the Boston area.”

UMass Boston students report that UMass Boston “has the most diverse campus imaginable” in “a beautiful location.” Students describe that the “diverse working backgrounds” that students bring to the table makes for “engaged classes with a lot of interaction with professors.” Recent employers of College of Management graduates include State Street Corporation, Bank of America, Ernst & Young, Fidelity Investments, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

“We are especially proud of the recognition by The Princeton Review. This acknowledgement reflects our determination to offer continuous improvement of our academic programs and student services to help prepare our students to become business leaders locally as well as globally,” said College of Management Dean Jorge Haddock. 

About UMass Boston
The University of Massachusetts Boston is deeply rooted in the city's history, yet poised to address the challenges of the future. Recognized for innovative research, metropolitan Boston’s public university offers its diverse student population both an intimate learning environment and the rich experience of a great American city. UMass Boston’s 11 colleges and graduate schools serve nearly 17,000 students while engaging local and global constituents through academic programs, research centers, and public service. To learn more, visit www.umb.edu.

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