Aug. 17, 2010
Gary McKillips, 404-413-7077
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
ATLANTA – Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business is ranked among the top schools in multiple categories in the 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges" published annually by U.S. News and World Report.
Robinson's Department of Risk Management and Insurance is ranked 3rd in the nation, up from No. 6 in the 2010 listings; Computer Information Systems and Real Estate remain ranked at 7 and 11 respectively. Robinson's undergraduate program is 34th among U.S. public universities and 57th overall.
Earlier this year, the publication ranked the college's part-time MBA and Specialized Master’s programs in the top 8 percent of the nation’s 314 business schools.
"Being among the top undergraduate business programs in the nation is a testament to the quality of our students, faculty and staff," said H. Fenwick Huss, dean of the Robinson College of Business. "The college's top marks in multiple specialty areas further illustrate our strengths and place us among an elite group of business schools nationwide."
The America's Best Colleges guidebook and magazine containing excerpts from the guide are available on newsstands. The expanded online rankings are available at: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/business. T
The largest business school in the South and part of a major research institution, Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business has 200 faculty, 8,000 students and 70,000 alumni. With programs on four continents and students from 160 countries, the college is world-class and worldwide. Its part-time MBA is ranked among the best by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report. Its Executive MBA is on the Financial Times list of the world's best EMBA programs. Located in Atlanta, the Robinson College and Georgia State have produced more of Georgia's top executives with graduate degrees than any other school in the nation.