Princeton Review ranks Auburn’s Harbert College of Business No. 2 in the nation for ‘Greatest Resources for Minority Students’

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The Harbert College of Business at Auburn University is one of the nation's most outstanding business schools, especially for minority students, according to The Princeton Review’s recent ranking of “Best Business Schools for 2020.”

The education services company ranked Harbert’s full-time MBA program No. 2 in the nation for “Greatest Resources for Minority Students,” based on student survey responses regarding program diversity and the culture of support for minority students.

“Auburn University is committed to enrolling the best and brightest students. The graduate programs in the Harbert College of Business partner with central campus units to create an environment that is welcoming for all,” said Jim Parrish, executive director of full-time and online graduate programs. “While there is still work to do, we are grateful to be recognized for offering high-tech support services that are attractive to a diverse student body.”

Institutional and student survey data regarding career outcomes and academic rigor, among others, earned Harbert’s full-time MBA recognition as a “Best Business School,” while its online MBA ranked No. 19 on the list of “Top 25 Online MBA Programs.”

“Students have a voice in these rankings, and the results reflect our continued efforts to provide our students a transformational learning experience that offers an outstanding return on their investment,” said Stan Harris, associate dean of graduate and international programs.

"We recommend Auburn and the Harbert College of Business as an excellent choice for a student aspiring to earn an MBA," said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review's editor-in-chief. He noted that the company chose the schools for its list for 2020 based on data collected from surveys of administrators at business schools during the 2018-19 academic year. The administrator survey, which numbered more than 200 questions, covered topics from academic offerings and admission requirements to data about currently enrolled students as well as graduates' employment.

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