Belmont University’s Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business is an outstanding graduate business school, according to the Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the just-published 2009 edition of its Best 296 Business Schools (Random House / Princeton Review, Oct. 7, 2008).
This is the fourth consecutive year that The Massey School has been listed in Princeton Review’s ranking of best business schools. “It further demonstrates that we are in the company of the elite business programs in the country,” said Massey Dean Pat Raines.
According to Robert Franek, Princeton Review VP-Publishing, “We select schools for this book based on our high regard for their academic programs and offerings, institutional data we collect from the schools, and the candid opinions of students attending them who rate and report on their campus experiences at the schools. We are pleased to recommend The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business at Belmont University to readers of our book and users of our website as one of the best institutions they could attend to earn an MBA.”
Best 296 Business Schools has two-page profiles of the schools with write-ups on their academics, student life and admissions, plus ratings for their academics, selectivity and career placement services. In the profile on Belmont University, the Princeton Review editors describe the school as “offering an academically rigorous program that is designed to meet the needs of nontraditional students.” According to one Massey student surveyed, “The professors have business experience that I feel will create a richer learning experience.” Other students described Massey faculty as “good, knowledgeable people who have a desire to teach,” and Belmont professors “are well educated and have impressive backgrounds in their fields.”
In a “Survey Says” sidebar in the profile, Princeton Review lists areas for which students surveyed had the highest levels of agreement, which for Massey included “the quality of the entrepreneurship and accounting programs.” The 80-question survey asked students about themselves, their career plans and their schools’ academics, student body and campus life. Princeton Review does not rank the schools in the book on a single hierarchical list from 1 to 296, or name one business school best overall. For more information, visit www.PrincetonReview.com.