Duke, UNC MBA programs lose ground in annual rankings
— reported by Triangle Business Journal
The full-time MBA programs at both Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill took substantial nosedives this year in the Financial Times’ Global Top 100 MBA Ranking released Monday.
The MBA program at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business fell from 18th position last year to 27th this year, just two spots ahead of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, which fell from 17th to 29th. Duke tied for 27th with Esade Business School in Spain.
Wake Forest’s Babcock Graduate School of Management ranked 70th on the annual list.
U.S. business schools claimed 57 of the top 100 global business school spots in Financial Times’ 2006 rankings. European schools accounted for 27 rankings, followed by 7 Canadian schools.