Rankings and Reputation

According to the latest Best Business Schools rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is ranked Top 25 nationwide for part-time MBA programs, while seven MBA specialties and the school’s Full-time MBA are ranked Top 35.

They’ve been called beauty contests, brag-a-thons, and a head-scratching mess, but you’re still not likely to find a business school dean who says rankings are worthless. Which rankings? The ones bequeathed by publications like Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report. Here are some insights on weighing the numbers from two W. P. Carey deans.

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The W. P. Carey School of Business secured a Top 25 spot by U.S. News & World Report for its Professional Flex MBA in the Part-time MBA category, up eight points from last year, reflecting recent changes to the program that add extra flexibility for busy working professionals. The W. P. Carey Full-time MBA ranks No. 29 nationwide.