Finance department rated among top 10 worldwide

by Dennis Brown

The Department of Finance in the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business is ranked among the top 10 in the world in a new survey conducted by the Financial Times newspaper of London.p. Based upon responses from 1998 MBA graduates, the Notre Dame finance department was rated eighth worldwide. The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business was ranked first, followed by New York University (Stern), the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), Columbia University, the University of Rochester (Simon), the Yale School of Management, and Rice University (Jones).p. The Financial Times also polled ‘98 graduates of MBA programs around the world on the programs in entrepreneurship, general management, and information technology.p. With 34 faculty members and 425 undergraduate students, finance is the largest of Mendoza’s four departments.p. The departmental ratings were a part of the newspaper’s fourth annual survey of 149 MBA programs. Notre Dame also fared well in the overall research category, ranking 25th in the world based upon an analysis of faculty publications in 35 leading international academic and practitioner journals.

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