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