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BC Carroll School of Management #9 in U.S.

Bloomberg/BusinessWeek 2012 Survey of Undergrad B-Schools


CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (3-21-12)Boston College’s Carroll School of Management is ranked among the nation's top 10, according to the Bloomberg BusinessWeek "Best Undergraduate Business Schools" 2012 rankings.

Fulton Hall
Fulton Hall.

The Carroll School, which enrolls approximately 2,000 students, climbed to ninth among U.S. business schools, up from 16th place last year. The school earned high marks from students for the quality of its teaching, facilities and resources within Fulton Hall, and career placement services, according to the rankings.

"Our focus at the Carroll School is for our undergraduate management students to share an experience that features Boston College's strong liberal arts tradition, our commitment to student formation, and an excellent management education," said Carroll School Dean Andy Boynton. "This ranking helps validate our distinctive strategy."

The Bloomberg BusinessWeek rankings are based on measures of student satisfaction, post-graduation outcomes, and academic quality. Approximately 86,000 graduating seniors at more than 140 universities received a 50-question survey focused on topics ranging from the quality of teaching to recreational facilities. The 2012 responses were then combined with marks from the 2010 and 2011 surveys to determine the current rankings.

The Carroll School of Management, which offers six degree programs and features five research centers, provides undergraduate and graduate management education attuned to the needs of today's business world. Aligned with the philosophy of Boston College, the Carroll School develops leaders and managers who bring an ethical perspective to business decision making.

For more information about the Carroll School, visit their website. View the Bloomberg BusinessWeek profile of the Carroll School here.

--Ed Hayward is associate director of the Office of News & Public Affairs at ed.hayward@bc.edu