App State’s ‘Outstanding’ MBA Program Recognized by The Princeton Review
BOONE, NC — The Princeton Review has named App State’s Walker College of Business (WCOB) to its “2022 Best Business Schools” list, which recognizes a total of 241 national colleges and universities for having the best Master’s degree of Business Administration on campus (MBA) degree programs. Schools included in the list, released in December 2021, are unranked.
Additionally, Walker College and its on-campus MBA program have been recognized as one of the best in the Southeast for 2022, according to The Princeton Review list. App State’s MBA concentration in Human Resources Leadership and Management has been recognized as one of the top 10 in the nation, ranking #7 on The Princeton Review’s 2022 “Best MBAs for Human Resources” list.
“We commend these schools for their exceptional MBA programs,” which offer “outstanding academics as well as strong experiential components,” said Rob Franek, editor of The Princeton Review.
“It is an honor to once again be included in The Princeton Review’s list of top business schools,” said WCOB Acting Dean Sandra Vannoy. “This continued recognition of academic excellence reaffirms that we provide a high-quality education that develops fundamental and transferable business skills in our MBA graduates.”
The national publication noted App State’s MBA program for having rigorous academics, with an emphasis on international exposure throughout its curriculum; accessible teachers; and “a caring, student-focused atmosphere”.
In its App State online profile, The Princeton Review highlighted the university’s MBA affordability, as well as App State’s three MBA options – a full-time, one-year accelerated program, a part-time overnight at its main campus in Boone and a part-time program through App State Online. App State’s MBA ability to cover all functional areas of business – including accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, supply chain management, business analytics and statistics – was also noted in the profile.
According to The Princeton Review, the schools were chosen for the 2022 list based on data from the publication’s surveys of business school administrators in the 2020-2021 academic year. The trustee survey, which included more than 300 questions, covered topics ranging from academic offerings and admissions requirements to data on currently enrolled students as well as graduate employment.
The list also takes into account data from The Princeton Review’s surveys of students attending the schools about their experiences on campus and in the classroom. For the 2022 list, more than 18,900 students from 241 business schools across the country answered a 90-question survey, which asked them about their school’s academics, student body and campus life, as well as themselves. themselves and their career plans. The student surveys were conducted over the past three academic years.
Check out The Princeton Review’s 2022 list of the best on-campus MBA schools.
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December 22, 2020
About Walker College of Business
Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business provides transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to become ethical, innovative, and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally. The college emphasizes international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurship programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduate students in 10 majors and 175 graduate students in three master’s programs, Walker College is accredited by AACSB International – the world’s leading accrediting body for business schools. Learn more at https://business.appstate.edu.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead meaningful lives as global citizens who understand and take responsibility for creating a future sustainable for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to gain and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and purpose, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system. Appalachia is home to over 20,000 students, has a low student-faculty ratio, and offers over 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.