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Date: Aug 07, 2009
Forbes Magazine Recognizes Frank G. Zarb School of Business Graduate Program as One of the Best in the CountryHofstra University, Hempstead, NY – The Frank G. Zarb School of Business is ranked among the top 75 M.B.A. programs by Forbes magazine demonstrating the school's continued commitment to providing its students with a competitive edge and quality education.
"We have always known that the Zarb School provided an excellent business education, with dedicated faculty, an innovative curriculum and state-of-the-art facilities. Now, the strength of our school has been formally recognized by Forbes Magazine which has ranked our program among the best in the country," said Zarb School of Business Dean Salvatore F. Sodano.
Forbes magazine ranked the Zarb School of Business 51 on their list of top 75 M.B.A. programs. The rankings evaluated graduate's return on investment potential by comparing their pre-M.B.A. salaries, their compensation post graduation, the salary they would have received if they remained with their old employer and by calculating their opportunity cost, tuition and forgone salary while attending school. Their cost-of-living expenses and earnings gains were adjusted using a rate tied to money market yields. "It has been a priority of the Zarb School faculty and administration to prepare our students for the business world and help them reach their full potential in terms of career goals and compensation," notes Dean Sodano.
The Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University believes that the best business education provides students with a sound knowledge of their field combined with a broad, well-rounded program of study guided by an experienced faculty committed to excellence. Recognized by The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, U.S. News and World Report and now Forbes Magazine as being among the top graduate and undergraduate business programs in the country the Zarb School continues to provide its students will a solid educational background that prepares them to excel in their chosen field.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from about 150 undergraduate and more than 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.