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Emory University’s Goizueta Business School continues to deliver leading MBA programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. Providing world-class educational experiences and opportunities, Goizueta ranked #1 in Georgia and among the best in the country across all MBA categories, with every program realizing marked growth.

The Full-Time MBA program continued to excel, ranking 21st nationwide. The Evening MBA program held strong, ranking 1st in the Southeast and advancing to 11th nationwide, among part-time MBA programs. Goizueta’s Executive MBA program improved to 16th nationwide and is the only program ranked in Georgia this year.

Reporting the highest employment rates across top programs, Goizueta 2021 Full-Time MBA graduates entered the job market in full force. Within three months of graduating, 99 percent of graduates received and accepted offers for a full-time job. In addition to unprecedented employment rates, Goizueta Full-time MBA graduates garnered the highest salaries in the school’s history. Graduates reported an average mean salary plus signing bonus of $163,815, an increase of nearly $14,000 over the past four years.

“We couldn’t be prouder of our Goizueta graduates and community,” said Goizueta’s Interim John H. Harland Dean Karen Sedatole. “Through your support, we are continuing our focus on preparing principled leaders to have a positive impact on business and society, equipping students for a data-driven world, and pushing the boundaries of entrepreneurship and innovation. We continue to attract the best and brightest individuals to our school and are committed to building a community full of diverse ideas, perspectives, and lived experiences.” 

U.S. News & World Report calculates the rankings for full-time programs based on the assessment by peer institutions and corporate recruiters; 2021 data on job placement, starting salaries, and bonuses; employment rates; GMAT and GRE scores, mean GPAs; and school acceptance rates.  

Part-time or evening MBA programs are ranked based on peer assessment, GMAT and GRE scores, average GPA, number of years of work experience for entering students, and percentage of full-time and part-time MBA students who are in the part-time program. The Executive program is considered a specialty rank by U.S. News & World Report and ranked solely on peer scores.