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‘The Princeton Review’ Names FAU to its 2011 List of Best Business Schools

            BOCA RATON, FL (November 2, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business has been named to The Princeton Review’s list of “Best Business Schools” for 2011.  Known for its college rankings based on how students rate their schools, The Princeton Review compiled the data based on its survey of more than 19,000 students at the best Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-accredited MBA programs in the world. 

            FAU was not only honored for having professors that are recognized leaders in the business industry who offer classes that are challenging and involved with cases from real-world scenarios, but also for its fully-operational trading room, state-of-the-art technology, solid faculty teamwork, supportive environment and strong interpersonal skills.

            “This ranking signifies that FAU’s College of Business has met continued success with its preparation and satisfaction of our students,” said Dr. Dennis Coates, dean of the College.  “The College’s faculty strives to be among the best, utilizing their own experiences in the world of business, along with the valuable resources the College provides.”

According to the 2009-10 Business School Questionnaire Survey Data by AACSB (the FAU’s College of Business’ accrediting agency), FAU’s College of Business is among the top 4 percent for largest business undergraduate programs in the United States.

            The Princeton Review has posted the ranking lists and information on how they are compiled at, where the lists can be searched by school or by category.  The survey asks students about their school’s academics, student body and campus life, themselves and their career plans.  The Princeton Review is a New York City-based education services company known for its test-prep courses, education programs, admission services and 200 books published by Random House.

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