The Oregon MBA program ranked ninth in the recent U.S. News top value rankings.

Oregon MBA in top 10 of U.S. News best value rankings

With new graduates making more than three and a half times their student debt, the Oregon MBA program in the Lundquist College of Business ranked ninth in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Top 10 MBA Programs with the Most Financial Value at Graduation.”

The recently released rankings, which compared graduates average starting salary-to-debt ratio, was based on the 2012 survey U.S. News conducted of 448 schools for its “Best Business Schools” rankings.

Oregon MBA graduates had an average starting salary of $61,140 and an average student debt of $16,950, for a salary-to-debt ratio of 3.607.

The rankings were released as part of the U.S. News Short List, a regular series that highlights specific data to expand the educational information it provides to prospective students and their parents.

- by Melissa Foley, Office of Strategic Communications