The Mendoza College of
Business at the University of Notre Dame earned top 10 rankings in
10 of 14 business specialty categories in the 2011 Bloomberg Businessweek
annual ranking of the “Best Undergraduate Business Programs by Specialty,”
released May 9.
included a first-place ranking in ethics, a No. 2 spot in sustainability, and
fifth-place rankings in both accounting and calculus.
specialties earning top 10 spots included: macroeconomics, No. 6;
microeconomics, No. 7; business law, No. 8; financial management, No. 9; and
marketing and operations management, both ranked No. 10.
rankings are calculated using survey data collected as part of Bloomberg
Businessweek’s annual ranking of the top undergraduate business programs.
Mendoza received the overall No. 1 ranking in the 2011 survey for the second
students from the participating schools were asked to assign grades to their
business programs in the 14 specialty areas: quantitative methods, operations
management, ethics, sustainability, calculus, microeconomics, macroeconomics,
accounting, financial management, marketing management, business law and
corporate strategy. Based on those grades, scores were calculated for each of
the ranked schools in each area.
Bloomberg Businessweek story, including complete rankings in each specialty, is
College tied with Emory University’s Goizueta Business School for the most top
10 specialty rankings.
College of Business currently enrolls 1,759 undergraduate students in four
departments: accountancy, finance, management and marketing. After completing
the University’s innovative First Year of Studies program, Notre Dame
business majors enter the Mendoza College in their sophomore year.
College also offers graduate degree programs – including a master of business
administration, executive master of business administration, master of science
in accountancy, and master of nonprofit administration – as well as non-degree
executive education and nonprofit professional development programs.
Contact: Carol Elliott, director of newswriting, Mendoza College of Business,