University of Northern Iowa is one of the nation's most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the school in its recently reported list, "Best Business Schools for 2020."
“It is a true honor to be consistently named a best business school by the Princeton Review. The success of our students is a direct reflection of our commitment to them. We will never stop pushing ourselves to deliver the best business degree that emphasizes professional readiness, global engagement and confidence to face the challenges of tomorrow.” said Leslie K. Wilson, dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa.
"We recommend University of Northern Iowa as an excellent choice for a student aspiring to earn an MBA," said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review's Editor-in-Chief. He noted that the company chose the schools for its list for 2020 based on data it collected from surveys of administrators at business schools during the 2018–19 academic year. The administrator survey, which numbered more than 200 questions, covered topics from academic offerings and admission requirements to data about currently enrolled students as well as graduates' employment.
Franek added, "What makes our 'Best Business Schools' designations unique is that we take into account the opinions of students attending the schools about their campus and classroom experiences. For our 2020 list we surveyed more than 20,700 students at 248 business schools."
The Princeton Review's 80-question student survey asked students about their school's academics, student body and campus life as well as about themselves and their career plans. The student surveys were conducted during the 2018–19, 2017–18, and 2016–17 academic years.
The Princeton Review’s website profiles of the schools have sections reporting on each school's academics, student life, admissions information and graduates' employment data. In the University of Northern Iowa profile, one first-year student said it best: “The faculty and staff are awesome.”
The profiles also have five categories of ratings that The Princeton Review tallies based on data from its administrator and/or student survey. The ratings are scores on a scale of 60 to 99. Rating categories are: Academic Experience, Admissions Selectivity, Career, Professors Interesting and Professors Accessible. Among the ratings in the University of Northern Iowa profile are scores of 86 for Academic Experience and 92 for Professor Accessibility.
Note: The Princeton Review is not affiliated with Princeton University. All schools that participated in The Princeton Review Best Business Schools for 2020 survey project were
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