7. The University of Miami – School of Business Administration
P.O. Box 248505
Coral Gables, FL 33124
Fax: (305) 284-1878
Total graduate enrollment - 270
Hispanic graduate enrollment - 37
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment - 14%
Total MBA degrees earned - 113
MBA degrees earned by Hispanics - 24
Percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics - 21%
Situated on a 260-acre tropical campus in Coral Gables, Florida, the University of Miami School of Business Administration has been described as the "Ivy League School of the South." University of Miami professors represent the international community and understand Hispanic culture and business, publishing extensively in top-tier journals, acting as consultants to Fortune 500 companies, and enjoying worldwide reputations. A variety of student organizations are available within the community such as the Council of International Students and Organizations, Hispanic Heritage Month Association, and Latino Greek Council,. Upon graduation, University of Miami students become a part of the sixth largest alumni network in the country.
8. Duke University – Fuqua School of Business
1 Towerview Rd.
Durham, NC 27708
Fax: (919) 681-8026
Total graduate enrollment - 830
Hispanic graduate enrollment - 39
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment - 5%
Total MBA degrees earned - 396
MBA degrees earned by Hispanics - 18
Percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics - 5%
Fuqua students, faculty, and staff work together to build a culture that emphasizes leadership, team, innovation, and diversity, pushing Fuqua to constantly reach for a higher level.
Its pipeline development effort continues with programs such as the Riordan Fellows, which provides leadership, management training, guidance, and support in the MBA application process. Scholarships to support the advancement of exceptional minority business degree students within the finance industry are matched by Fuqua. Small teams, selected to enhance the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives, are formed to tackle the academic aspect of the MBA experience. Leadership opportunities abound, and culturally based clubs, such as the Black and Latino MBA Organization (BLMBAO), offer opportunities to actively participate in the Hispanic and minority communities at Duke.
9. Columbia University – Columbia Business School
3022 Broadway, 216 Uris Hall
New York, NY 10027
Fax: (212) 662-5754
Total graduate enrollment - 1180
Hispanic graduate enrollment - 33
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment - 3%
Total MBA degrees earned - 685
MBA degrees earned by Hispanics - N/A
Percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics - N/A
With an admissions office that works with the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) as well as Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), Columbia Business School has one of the most diverse student populations of the top business schools. The Hispanic Business Association (HBA) provides a forum to foster the professional growth of the school's Hispanic students. HBA membership consists of a rich blend of Hispanics from throughout the United States who strongly identify with and have the desire to maintain strong ties to their culture and heritage. Hispanic Alumni Association (HAA) is a newly created alumni association that targets Columbia Business School alumni of Hispanic descent.
10. Florida International University – Chapman Graduate School of Business
11200 SW 8 St. -MARC 210
Miami, FL 33199
Fax: (305) 348-2368
Total graduate enrollment - 1015
Hispanic graduate enrollment - 523
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment - 52%
Total MBA degrees earned - 44
MBA degrees earned by Hispanics - 28
Percent of MBA degrees earned by Hispanics - 64%
The Chapman Graduate School of Business at Florida International University is a leader in preparing Hispanic professionals for today's entrepreneurial, technology-driven, global economic business environment. Olga Bowie, diversity program manager at IBM, says, "FIU is a gold mine of well-prepared diversity candidates for full-time and internship positions. FIU provides high-quality education and service to the students, making them a highly sought commodity by employers like IBM." Its South Florida location enables students to learn and be a part of a rich and diverse community. FIU has clubs and organizations for a variety of interests that include academics, sports, service, politics, religious and spiritual, social, as well as some that are specific to Hispanic heritage.
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