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TCU Neeley Ranked Among Top 45 Best Business Schools in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

TCU Neeley’s graduate programs – full-time and part-time – advanced in the 2024-2025 U.S. News & World Report rankings driven by positive trends across career outcomes, compensation and program reputation.

April 09, 2024

By TCU Neeley School of Business

TCU Neeley’s Full-time MBA program continues to experience a rise in ranking by the U.S. News & World Report, and is now named among the Top 45 best business schools in the nation.

With an improvement of six spots, the Full-time MBA program is tied at No. 44 for the 2024-2025 rankings. Neeley’s Part-time MBA program also saw a noticeable increase of 18 spots and is tied at No. 66.

"With our ascent in rankings, it’s clear that the priority TCU Neeley places on a personalized student experience and outstanding program offerings through incredible faculty and staff is a formula that fits. Our welcoming culture is sought by students embarking on a new career, professionals seeking a mid-career change and executives interested in honing their skills,” said Hettie Richardson, interim dean for the TCU Neeley School of Business.

“We have an established reputation as a business school that offers outstanding programming, and robust industry connections both locally in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and on a global scale. We are committed to providing big resources, fostering meaningful industry partnerships and delivering a personalized student experience. This tailored approach empowers our graduates to thrive in their respective fields, achieving outsized impact on industry,” Richardson said.

As part of the ranking process for the best graduate business schools, U.S. News & World Report evaluated graduate programs across the nation, weighing factors such as employment rate, total compensation, student selectivity and reputation.

The average total compensation, including salary and bonus, for TCU Neeley Full-time MBA graduates increased to $134,634. A score increase was also seen in employment rates upon graduation.

"Neeley’s career outcomes positively impacted the newly released rankings underscoring the high-quality education and opportunities we offer to our students,” said Jessica Cates, TCU Neeley senior director of graduate student success. “The increase in average total compensation reflects the tangible return on investment that our MBA program delivers to our graduates. Moreover, our employment rate underscores the strong demand for our graduates in the ever-evolving business landscape.”

View the TCU Neeley ranking information.