US News & World Report
Published on Tuesday, March 15, 2011
The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management
at Claremont Graduate University is again ranked in the top 10 for business schools in California, according to a survey released today by U.S. News & World Report
Drucker ranks as the 6th best business school in the state for part-time MBA programs and 7th best overall. The 2012 rankings mark the second consecutive year the school has hovered near the top of the state rankings.
"At the Drucker School, it's not just about finance and accounting," said Hideki Yamawaki, the school's academic dean and professor of management. "We challenge our students to learn the human aspects of management through a transdisciplinary approach. Society needs a school like Drucker, and these rankings prove it."
Nationally, the Drucker School is ranked 63rd, while its part-time program is listed at 36th.
For its business school rankings, U.S. News & World Report surveyed deans and directors of 437 accredited master's degree programs in the United States, as well as corporate recruiters and executives who had hired MBA graduates. Programs were ranked based upon factors such as academic quality, selectivity of admission, and average starting salary and employment rates of graduates.