Campus: San Diego State University -- October 7, 2005
San Diego State Among Top MBA Programs for Hispanics
San Diego State University ranks among the nation's top MBA programs for Hispanics,
according to Hispanic Trends magazine.
The national magazine ranked San Diego State one of the "Top 25 MBA Programs for Hispanics"
for 2005 for program quality, Hispanic student support programs and outreach to diverse
communities. The magazine did not individually rank the top 25 programs.
"We are delighted that our MBA program is being nationally recognized for our longstanding
commitment to diversity, and our continuing efforts to provide every student the support and
tools to achieve academic excellence," said Gail Naughton, dean of the College of Business
Administration at San Diego State.
The magazine in the September 2005 edition cited the university's full-time, part-time and
executive MBA programs, and student support programs that include the Hispanic Business Student
Association and the Graduate Business Student Association. San Diego State also was cited for
its participation in the National Society of Hispanic MBA's Destination MBA recruiting fair,
and at the Diversity Forum sponsored by the California State University System of Higher
The new rankings mark the latest in a year of high marks for diversity at San Diego State.
Joining San Diego State among the top 25 MBA programs for Hispanics reported by Hispanic Trends
are: Babson College, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke
University, Emory University, Florida International University, Georgetown University, Harvard
University, New York University, Northwestern University, Rice University, Southern Methodist
University, Stanford University, University of Arizona, University of California-Los Angeles,
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of New Mexico, University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of
Texas at Austin, University of Michigan and Yale University.
- The College of Engineering recently was ranked No. 4 in the nation by Hispanic Business
- Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education this year ranked San Diego State No. 9 in the nation
for the most bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.
- San Diego State ranks No. 12 in the nation for bachelor's degrees awarded to minority
students overall, according to this year's survey by Black Issues in Higher Education.
Media contact: Renee Haines, Media Relations, San Diego State University
(619) 594-4298, firstname.lastname@example.org