The University of South Carolina’s international business program retained its spot as the best in the country, while the School of Medicine Columbia remained the best school for graduates practicing in underserved areas, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate School rankings.
In the U.S. News rankings released Tuesday (March 29), the International MBA program in the Darla Moore School of Business retained its No. 1 ranking for the ninth consecutive year, while it has been ranked in the top three by U.S. News for 33 straight years.
“Our world-class faculty and comprehensive program prepare IMBA candidates for top positions globally — and greatly contribute to this ranking,” says Darla Moore School of Business Dean Peter Brews. “Our students’ preparation and skills speak for themselves with a top job placement rate for our most recent graduates. Our IMBA graduates go on to work and lead Forbes 500 companies and work in a multitude of countries.”
Also in the business school, the professional MBA program was ranked as the 27th best in the country and the top program in South Carolina, showing the university’s commitment to educating working professionals as they advance their careers. The Moore School’s MBA program improved eight spots nationally to No. 47.