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Freeman School ranked 10th globally in finance

Jan. 28, 2008

In its latest survey of global MBA programs, the Financial Times has named Tulane’s Freeman School of Business one of the 10 best schools in the world in finance. The 10th place ranking, which appeared in the Financial Times on Jan. 28, is based on the recommendations of more than 11,000 MBA alumni from around the world who responded to this year’s Financial Times survey.

“We are delighted to be considered among the very best in the world in the area of finance,” said Angelo S. DeNisi, dean of the Freeman School. “This ranking is especially gratifying because it is based on the recommendations of MBA graduates in the marketplace.”

The Freeman School's Trading Center The Freeman School’s finance concentration emphasizes practical skills and a strong career focus. Experiential learning offerings?including the Burkenroad Reports equities research program, the Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund, and trading courses utilizing industry-leading software from Reuters and Trading Technologies?enable students to hit the ground running in fields such as investment banking, portfolio management and commodity trading. Freeman also features frequent workshops from alumni working in finance who provide current students with critical insights on the most valuable courses and the most essential skills.

In addition to the finance ranking, the Financial Times ranked the Freeman School’s MBA program 46th among U.S. schools and 80th internationally on its list of the Top 100 Global MBA programs. Last year, Freeman ranked 58th nationally and 95th internationally on the list.

The Freeman School of Business at Tulane was established in 1914 and is a founding member of AACSB, the premier accrediting body for collegiate schools of business. Today, Freeman is a leading, internationally recognized business school with more than 1,500 students in programs spanning three continents. Freeman is consistently listed among the nation’s best business schools by publications including U.S. News & World Report, BusinessWeek, Forbes, the Financial Times and Latin America’s AméricaEconomía.

Last Updated 11/19/08