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UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management Top Ranked in Research and Entrepreneurship

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has been ranked as one of the top 100 business schools in the world by the Financial Times of London. The school also ranked 17th in faculty research in the Financial Times’ Global MBA Rankings 2014 and ranked 8th globally in entrepreneurship by alumni surveyed by the Financial Times. Among the more than 700 AACSB International accredited business schools worldwide, the Financial Times selected 153 for its full-time MBA ranking.

A deeper analysis of the rankings shows a clear distinction of the Rady School among its peers. Among business schools based in California, the Rady School ranked 1st for the percentage of female students, 2nd for value for money, 2nd for career progress and 3rd for percentage of international students.

“UC San Diego’s Rady School is continuing our campus’ tradition of exceptional national and world rankings,” said Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. “The fact that the Rady School is the only Full-Time MBA program in San Diego ranked by the Financial Times is a testament to the quality of the school’s faculty and strength of its program.”

“The Financial Times ranking demonstrates that the Rady School has made great strides in the 10 years since its inception,” said Rady School Dean Robert S. Sullivan. “Being recognized as one of the top business schools in the world, as well as earning high marks for entrepreneurship, faculty research, diversity and value, demonstrates the high caliber of the Rady School’s faculty, curriculum and network in the San Diego community.”

The Rady School’s unique MBA program is tailored to professionals, often having science and technology backgrounds, who have an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship. The program provides students with the inspiration, business acumen and faculty/alumni support to achieve a significant impact. A large number of Rady students go on to establish startup ventures or work with small, entrepreneurial companies.

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