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The Economist Ranks UC Davis MBA Among the World’s Best
Faculty Quality No. 3 in the World, Diversity of Company Recruiters No. 5 in the World

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(Davis, CA) — The Economist’s 2010 “Which MBA?” survey ranked the UC Davis full-time MBA program among the top five in the world in two critical areas: faculty quality and the diversity of company recruiters hiring UC Davis MBA students.

The Graduate School of Management’s faculty quality was ranked No. 3 in the world. This is based on the ratio of faculty members to students, the percentage of full-time faculty members with Ph.D. degrees, and faculty rating by our students. “This ranking is testament to the internationally renowned scholars and outstanding teachers that are attracted to the Graduate School of Management,” said Dean Steven C. Currall.

The School was also ranked No. 5 in the world for the diversity of recruiters. Based on the range of industry sectors that have provided career opportunities for our graduates, this shows the breadth of interests of UC Davis MBA students and their ability to compete successfully in today’s global economy.

Overall, The Economist ranked the UC Davis full-time MBA program among the top 35 in North America and among the top 60 in the world. The Economist solicits input from more than 100 business schools and students/alumni, and then measures and weights the data to calculate the overall rankings. The rankings are based on various components’ importance among business students surveyed during a five-year period. Components figuring highly included career opportunities, personal development and educational experience (including faculty quality), as well as earning and networking potential.

In addition to the School’s consistent rank among the elite MBA programs in the U.S., the global reach of The Economist’s results helps raise the visibility of UC Davis among the world’s top business schools, especially in Europe and Asia.

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UC Davis Part-Time MBA Ranked in Nation’s Top 9%
Fourth Consecutive Year among U.S News & World Report's Premier Programs

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.

At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.

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UC Davis Full-Time MBA Ranked among Nation’s Premier Programs for 20th Consecutive Year
MBA Programs among Top 10% in U.S.
Record Salary and Bonus

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.

U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.

Key statistics from the School’s Full-Time MBA ranking include:

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UC Davis Graduate School of Management partners with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Labs to drive technologies from lab to market

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(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

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Vickie Sherman MBA 13 Finds Her Passion, Her Career—and Herself

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What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?

My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.

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MBA Student Consultants Make an IMPACT
Projects Put Business Needs Front and Center

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Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.