Forbes MBA Rankings 2011

Following are some of the top MBA programs as ranked by Forbes magazine in 2011:

Penn State Smeal College of Business - Smeal MBA Program is ranked No. 10 among publicly supported business schools in the 2011 ranking of domestic MBA programs by Forbes magazine. Overall, Smeal ranks 26th out of all U.S. MBA programs, public and private, moving up from 28th in the magazine's last ranking in 2009. Among Big Ten MBA programs, Smeal ranks 5th.

Rollins College - The Rollins MBA at the Crummer Graduate School of Business is ranked 46th nationally. The publication cited Rollins MBA as the top school in Florida in its seventh biennial ranking of business schools. Rollins MBA is the only school in Florida that has been ranked in the top 50 every time Forbes has released the Best Business Schools list, which runs every two years.

Dartmouth College - The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth was ranked 6th in the seventh biennial ranking of the best business schools in the country. The magazine ranks business schools based on the return on investment for its graduates.

Emory University - The Full-Time MBA Program at Emory University's Goizueta Business School is rated 22nd in the nation by Forbes in 2011. In addition, Goizueta's Full-Time MBA Program is also ranked highly in other publications: 23rd in the country (U.S. News and World Report, 2011), 22nd in the nation (Bloomberg BusinessWeek, 2010), 36th internationally (The Economist, 2010), 16th in the nation and 38th in the world (Financial Times, 2011).

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