Chapman University’s full-time MBA program is ranked in the top 100 in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 ranking of full-time MBA programs. Appearing as number 97 overall, this is the first time Chapman’s full-time MBA program is ranked in the top 100.

“Being ranked in the top 100 for the first time validates the great work being done by our MBA Programs’ faculty, staff and students,” said Debra Gonda, Interim Assistant Dean, MBA Programs, Argyros School of Business and Economics, Chapman University. “This is an important step in our growth and we look forward to moving up the rankings in the years to come.”

According to US News & World Report, 441 master’s programs in business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International were surveyed in fall 2011 and early 2012 and rankings were determined based on a weighted average of certain indicators. All 441 schools appear in the online directory. More information on the rankings can be found at

Established in 2005 Chapman’s full-time MBA program currently has 69 students enrolled. Previously, Chapman’s full-time MBA program was in the “ranked but not published” category.

Consistently ranked among the top universities in the West, Chapman University provides a uniquely personalized and interdisciplinary educational experience to highly qualified students. Our programs encourage innovation, creativity and collaboration, and focus on developing global citizen-leaders who are distinctively prepared to improve their community and their world.