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‘The Princeton Review’ Names Florida Atlantic University to its 2009 List of Best Business Schools

BOCA RATON , FL (October 28, 2008) – Florida Atlantic University’s Barry Kaye College of Business has been named to The Princeton Review’s list of “Best 296 Business Schools” for 2009.   Known for its college rankings based on how students rate their schools, The Princeton Review compiled the data based on its survey of 19,000 students attending 296 business schools.

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.

             “The inclusion in this ranking demonstrates that FAU’s Barry Kaye College of Business is successful in bridging the gap between theory and practice,” said Dennis Coates, dean of the College. “Our faculty relates to the world of business, and our graduates owe much of their success in business to this exposure as students.”

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 80-question 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.


Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 26,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses strategically located along 150 miles of Florida's southeastern coastline. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts ten colleges:  College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the Barry Kaye College of Business, the College of  Education, the College of  Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College,  the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science .  

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