Posted on September 30, 2013

Carnegie Mellon University has scored an impressive rating in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently released 2014 Best College Rankings.

The university is listed as number 23 out of almost 1,800 educational institutions on the publication’s “Best National Universities” list and number 8 for the “Best Undergraduate Business Programs” list. Carnegie Mellon also ranked No. 39 for “Best Value School,” reflecting the university’s high quality programs, award-winning faculty and innovative student experience.

“As Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar welcomes its 10th incoming class, we are proud that Carnegie Mellon University has once again been recognized for offering top programs in the United States and around the world. We continue to score highly across a range of categories in the rankings—a testament to our dedicated faculty and high caliber students,” said Ilker Baybars, dean of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.”

Lana Al-Kahala, a junior in business administration, said the rankings affirmed her choice to study at Carnegie Mellon Qatar. “I am very proud to see Carnegie Mellon listed alongside some of the world’s best universities. It is wonderful to have an opportunity to study in a top-ranked program here in Qatar and it makes me feel optimistic about my career prospects,” she said.

Carnegie Mellon’s undergraduate program in Business Administration encompasses management, teamwork and leadership, as well as the value of commitment to quality, ethical behavior, society and respect. Today, nearly all leading business schools include some form of the Carnegie Mellon management science model in their curricula.

Other schools listed at the top were University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton, and Harvard.

How does it feel to fly with the best ?