MBA School Profiles: NYU Stern, Anderson, and Kelley

In the 2008 BusinessWeek MBA school rankings, Leonard N. Stern School of Business takes the thirteenth place, while Anderson School takes the fourteenth. In the fifteenth spot is Kelley School of Business. Below are short profiles of these MBA schools. Take time to read the profiles to be more informed.

Leonard N. Stern School of Business (New York University)

NYU Stern started out in 1900 as the NYU undergraduate School of Commerce, Accounts, and Finance and is located on New York University’s Washington Square Campus. It was only in 1916 that the graduate business program was launched and was able to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. Throughout the years, NYU increased the number of programs it offered as prompted by the changing business industry demands and trends. The School of Commerce, Accounts, and Finance was also changed to Leonard N. Stern School of Business after Stern gave a $30 million donation to improve the school’s facilities. To apply to NYU Stern, visit its official website and sign up through the online application form.

The Anderson School of Management was founded about 70 years ago under the University of California in Los Angeles. Currently, Anderson offers MBA, PhD, executive MBA, and Master of Financial Engineering as one of the school’s post-graduate programs. In addition, Anderson offers the UCLA-NUS Global Executive MBA program, Management Development programs, Global Access program, Riordan programs, and Management Communication programs. To apply to UCLA Anderson, visit the school’s official website and accomplish the online admission form.

Kelley School of Business was established in 1920 but formerly had the name School of Commerce and Finance. The school was again renamed to School of Business Administration which was later shortened to School of Business. Finally, in 1997, when E.W. Kelley gave a $23 million donation, the school was renamed as the Kelley School of Business. It offers Undergraduate, full-time MBA, online MBA, specialized master’s degrees, and doctoral programs as well as executive education. Apply to Kelley School through its website and complete the online application form.