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MSBA Hits No. 2 in World, MSF No. 6 and MBA No. 14 in U.S.

Text: Texas McCombs Business Analytics No. 2 in the World

In the 2018 QS Global Masters and MBA Rankings, the MS in Business Analytics, MS in Finance and MBA, programs at the McCombs School of Business received high marks.

MSBA No. 2 in the World

The Texas McCombs MS in Business Analytics ranked No. 2 in the world in the QS Masters in Business Analytics Rankings. First place went to MIT. A total of 45 schools were considered in the annual ranking.

Among the five subcomponents used in the ranking's methodology, the MSBA program ranked highest in employability (worth 30 percent) and value for money (20 percent).

QS gave the MSBA a value for money score of 95 out of 100. That indicator looks at the return on investment and the average amount of time needed to repay tuition, living expenses, and forgone salary. The MSBA program's score far surpasses both the global average of 40 and the U.S. mean of 54.

MSF No. 6 in the U.S.

Text: Texas McCombs Finance No. 6 in the U.S.

The Texas McCombs MS in Finance ranked No. 6 in the U.S. in the QS Masters in Finance Rankings. The top three positions among the 48 ranked institutions went to MIT, Berkeley, and UCLA.

Globally, the MSF program landed at No. 30 out of 131 ranked schools.

Among subcomponents, the MSF program came in 15th for alumni outcomes, a measure QS derived by surveying 40,000 CEOs, executives, and board members at some of the biggest companies in the world.

MBA No. 14 in the U.S.

Text: Texas McCombs MBA No. 14 in the U.S.

The Texas McCombs Full-Time MBA ranked No. 14 in the U.S. in the QS Global MBA Rankings. The top three positions went to Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton.

A total of 105 U.S. schools were considered in the ranking. Globally, McCombs came in 30th out of 232 schools.

Among subcomponents for the U.S. schools, the MBA program ranked highest in entrepreneurship and alumni success (No. 13), a measure QS derived from the percentage of the class that started their own business and from surveys of CEOs and executives mentioned above.

QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) is a leading global higher education company best known for its World University Rankings.

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