College of Business and Innovation featured in 2014 Princeton Review

October 17, 2013 | News, UToday, Business and Innovation
By Bob Mackowiak

b-school_sealThe University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation is one of the nation’s outstanding business schools, according to the education services company, The Princeton Review, which features the school in the new 2014 edition of its book, The Best 295 Business Schools.

According to Robert Franek, senior vice president and publisher of The Princeton Review, “We recommend The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation as one of the best institutions a student could attend to earn a business school degree. We chose the schools we profile in this book based on our high regard for their academic programs and our reviews of institutional data we collect from the schools. We also solicit and greatly respect the opinions of students attending these schools who rate and report on their experiences at them on our 80-question student survey for the book.”

“All of us in the College of Business and Innovation are very excited at this continuing recognition by The Princeton Review of the quality and relevance of our programs,” noted Dr. Thomas Sharkey, interim dean of the college. “We like to point out that the college is increasingly ranked and recognized by national and international organizations, and this recognition by The Princeton Review further validates the quality of our faculty, the significance of our curriculum, and the excellence of our students.”

Princeton 2014_Best_Business_SchoolsDr. Terribeth Gordon-Moore, senior associate dean of the college, said, “Our inclusion in this select group is a seal of quality for our degree programs. It elevates the value of degrees received, leads to increased enrollment of high-quality students, and enhances the qualifications of alumni. Furthermore, it benefits businesses nationwide by providing them with highly qualified graduates who become superb employees.”

The Best 295 Business Schools: 2014 Edition has two-page profiles of the schools with write-ups on their academics, student life and admissions. In the College of Business and Innovation profile, The Princeton Review editors describe the school as “offering a good education at a very competitive price with convenient scheduling.” Among the topics about which students surveyed had the highest consensus were smart classrooms, solid preparation in general management, and doing business in a global economy.

The school profiles in The Best 295 Business Schools have rating scores in five categories: academic experience, admissions selectivity, career, professors interesting, and professors accessible. The Princeton Review does not rank the business schools in the book on a single hierarchical list from 1 to 295, or name one business school best overall.

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