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Top 10 Business Schools For Hispanics

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The University of Miami School of Business

P.O. Box 248505
221 Jenkins Bldg.
Coral Gables, FL 33124-6524
(305) 284-4607
Fax: (305) 284-1878
www.bus.miami.edu/grad

Total graduate enrollment......................................288
Hispanic graduate enrollment...................................80
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment...........................28
Total MBA degrees earned.......................................265
MBA degrees earned by Hispanics................................154
Percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics.....................58


Located at the gateway to Latin America, the University of Miami offers strong educational opportunities in a global community, serving as a major center for Latin American and Caribbean business studies. The school's professors publish extensively in top-tier journals, act as consultants to Fortune 500 companies, and have worldwide reputations. Upon graduation, University of Miami students become part of the sixth-largest alumni network in the country. The university's Graduate Business Student Association is one of the foremost business organization for MBA students, while a variety of student organizations are available within the University of Miami community such as the Council of International Students and Organizations, Colombian Student Association, Hispanic Heritage Month Association, Latin American Student Association, Latino Greek Council, United Dominicans Association, and Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos. The school recently completed a $23 million, state-of-the-art facility that includes computer access at every seat, a "paperless library" with a full-time librarian to assist students in accessing research, a computer lab exclusively for MBA students, and high-tech classrooms with executive seating.

Duke University Fuqua School of Business

1 Towerview Drive
Durham, NC 27708-0104
(919) 660-7705
Fax: (919) 681-8026
www.fuqua.duke.edu

Total graduate enrollment...................................692
Hispanic graduate enrollment................................30
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment........................4
Total MBA degrees earned....................................342
MBA degrees earned by Hispanics.............................16
Percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics..................5


The Fuqua School of Business is committed to building and sustaining an environment conducive to capitalizing on the diversity within the community as a source of intellectual, personal, and professional growth and innovation. The school has implemented several programs to recruit and retain Hispanic MBA students, including the Duke MBA Workshop for Minority Applicants sponsored by Ford Motor Co., the Robert Toigo Foundation, and the Riordan Fellows Program. In addition, Hispanic MBA students can become involved with a number of Fuqua organizations including the Black and Latino MBA Association, the Latin American Student Organization, and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs.

University of Michigan Michigan Business School

701 Tappan, D2260
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234
(734) 763-5796
Fax: (734) 763-7804
www.bus.umich.edu

Total graduate enrollment......................................849
Hispanic graduate enrollment...................................31
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment...........................4
Total MBA degrees earned ......................................448
MBA degrees earned by Hispanics................................19
Percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics.....................4


The University of Michigan Business School recruits Hispanic MBA students through a continued partnership with the Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management, and representation at the National Society of Hispanic MBAs' and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers' annual conferences. The school also has partnered with the Robert Toigo Foundation, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, and companies to create awareness and encourage Hispanics to consider graduate management studies. The Michigan Business School continues to have a strong recruiting presence in Latin America through information sessions and receptions, and the school has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal as the top school for recruiting minority talent. Hispanic students are supported while on-campus through the Hispanic and Latino Business Students Association.

University of Southern California Marshall School of Business

630 Childs Way, Popovich Hall-Room 308
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2633
(213) 740-7846
Fax: (213) 749-8520
www.marshall.usc.edu

Total graduate enrollment..............................537
Hispanic graduate enrollment...........................22
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment...................4
Total MBA degrees earned...............................277
MBA degrees earned by Hispanics........................11
Percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics.............4


The Marshall School offers a world-class faculty in the study areas of accounting, entrepreneurship and real estate. A growing alumni network of 65,000, as well as the school's location in the heart of Los Angeles, contribute to diversity. The school engages in top-quality research and access to biotechnology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications, and healthcare industries. Through student organizations such as the Graduate Latino Business Association, the school encourages Hispanic students to take an active role in graduate student business government, community service, and industry dialogue. Hispanic recruitment focuses on outreach programs of the Consortium of Graduate Study in Management, National Society of Hispanic MBAs, and a "Diversity Weekend" every December.

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Source: HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine


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