Rankings & Acclaim
SMU Cox EMBA and PMBA Programs Climb to #3
The SMU Cox School of Business Executive MBA (EMBA) and Professional MBA (PMBA) programs both moved to the #3 spots, respectively, in the newly released biennial Bloomberg Businessweek magazine business school rankings. The SMU Cox EMBA now ranks #3 globally, up from #7 in 2011, and the SMU Cox Professional MBA (PMBA) program now ranks #3 in the U.S., also up from #7 in 2011.
SMU Cox's EMBA program is also ranked at #1 in the survey of recent graduates, which contributes to about two-thirds of the EMBA ranking. The students ranked the teaching, curriculum and support each a score of A+. PMBA graduates gave high marks to their post-graduation career success, which helped to make the SMU Cox PMBA program the #1 ranked program in the country for post-MBA outcomes. The overall rankings are the result of Bloomberg Businessweek survey responses from more than 10,000 graduates of both the EMBA and PMBA programs at 138 schools.
The complete list of the publication’s business school rankings can be found at http://www.businessweek.com/business-schools.
Bloomberg Businessweek ranks SMU Cox #29 in the U.S.
The Economist ranks Cox #25 for potential to network
Entrepreneur magazine names the Cox School’s accounting program among the top 15 in the nation.
Hispanic Business ranks SMU Cox #20 as one of the top schools for Hispanic students, and
Poder 360 magazine ranks SMU Cox #18 as one of the top MBA programs for Hispanics.
Forbes ranks the SMU Cox MBA #25 in the U.S. for ROI.
Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Cox #3 in the nation. PMBA graduates gave high marks to their post-graduation career success, which helped to make the SMU Cox PMBA program the #1 ranked program in the country for post-MBA outcomes.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Cox #34 in the U.S.
Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Cox #3 worldwide. SMU Cox’s EMBA program is also ranked at #1 in the survey of recent graduates, which contributes to about two-thirds of the EMBA ranking.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the SMU Cox EMBA #21 in the nation.
SMU Cox was just named by Parade Magazine as one of seven schools on its College A-List for Business and Accounting.
SMU Cox is ranked #10 in the nation for undergraduate accounting by Bloomberg Businessweek in its 2010 specialty rankings, the highest of any university in the southwest. Additionally, the full-time and professional MBA programs which share electives with the SMU Cox MSA Program are ranked #12 and #15 in the nation.
SMU Cox MSA Program is ranked #17 among mid-size schools by Public Accounting Report. This recognition was the result of over 1,900 accounting educator survey responses answering the question "Which programs consistently turn out students capable of some day attaining partner status?"
SMU Cox is named one of the 15 best business schools nationwide in accounting, as part of The Princeton Review Annual Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools as reported in Entrepreneur magazine.
Congratulations to the SMU Cox NABA (National Association of Black Accountants) student team which recently won the national KPMG Case Competition in Houston! The team was comprised of three undergrad and two incoming MSA students. This follows on the heels of the SMU Cox ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting) Chapter being named national chapter of the year last year.
Bloomberg Businessweek ranks SMU Cox #30 in the nation, #10 for student satisfaction. #8 for undergraduate accounting.
Fiske Guide to Colleges commends the Cox School’s strong ties with the Dallas business community, claiming, “SMU is all but the official alma mater of the Dallas business and professional elite.”
U.S. News & World Report ranks the Cox BBA program #40 in the nation.