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#1 in the undergraduate international business specialty in the survey of 'America's Best Colleges'

U.S.News & World Report

Top public university MBA program for international business and #3 among all institutions in that specialty

U.S.News & World Report

#3 for best 'international experience' among the world's top 100 business schools

Financial Times

#3 for 'fastest return' on an MBA student's education investment

Bloomberg Businessweek

The Aspen Institute
The Darla Moore School of Business has been ranked 30th by The Aspen Institute’s 2011-2012 Beyond Grey Pinstripes alternative ranking of business schools. The biennial survey examined data from 149 schools worldwide to determine how well each are preparing future business leaders for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business. The Moore School ranked (23rd among U.S. schools), placing Moore ahead of such prestigious schools as the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, INSEAD, Darden at the University of Virginia, Copenhagen Business School and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. More

U.S.News & World Report
The International MBA program has been ranked #3 in the international business specialty by U.S.News & World Report in its reputational survey of "America's Best Graduate Schools 2013", released March 13, 2012. The University of South Carolina is the top-ranked public university in the international business specialty, ahead of the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (Ross), Harvard Business School, Columbia University and Duke University (Fuqua), among other prestigious business schools. USC has ranked in the top 3 for 23 consecutive years. More

The Darla Moore School of Business is ranked #1 in undergraduate international business education by U.S.News & World Report in its September 2012 annual survey "America’s Best Colleges Guide" — the 16th year the school has received this distinction. The school's undergraduate international business program leads New York University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Southern California, George Washington University, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and the University of Texas-Austin. More

The Princeton Review
According to The Princeton Review's Best 296 Business Schools: 2009 Edition, the operations management education at the Darla Moore school is among the top 15 U.S. graduate business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. More

Financial Times
The Darla Moore School of Business ranks #3 in the world for "international experience" in the recently published Global MBA Rankings by the Financial Times.

The Wall Street Journal
The Darla Moore School of Business is ranked 49th among the top B-schools in The Wall Street Journal's "Regional Ranking" as part of its "Best Business Schools" issue of Sept. 17, 2007. This ranking is based on a survey of corporate recruiters. More

A ranking published by The Wall Street Journal Europe listed USC's International MBA among the top 15 MBA programs offered in Europe.

The school’s entrepreneurship program was ranked as one of the Top 100 programs in the country in 2006 by TechKnowledge Point Corporation. More

Latin Trade
The Darla Moore School of Business is one of 45 business schools worldwide rated highly for its MBA program by the readers of Latin Trade magazine. The rating is the result of an online survey of the magazine's readers, published in the October 2007 issue. More

The Economist

The International MBA program at the Darla Moore School is ranked #73 among the world's top MBA programs in The Economist’s 2009 “Which MBA?” rankings. More

Forbes magazine has ranked school 67th in its biennial survey of best business schools. The 2009 ranking is based on a survey of MBA (class of 2004) graduates around the world, comparing pre-MBA salaries, costs of attending (including tuition and foregone salary), and salaries during the five-year period after graduation. Moore School graduates realized a pay-off for their investment after 4.5 years, on average. More

Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the Darla Moore School of Business 86th out of 101 schools in its 2009 Best Undergraduate Business School Ranking, published on February 26. The school moved up nine places from 2008, when it ranked 95th out of 96 schools. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the single most important factor influencing this year’s results was the economy and devastated job market. This is Bloomberg Businessweek’s fourth annual ranking of undergraduate business programs, which is based on nine measures of student satisfaction, post-graduation employment, and academic quality. More

The school ranked 3rd among schools for "fastest return" on MBA students' education investment, ahead of Notre Dame and Emory. In the overall ranking of MBA programs, Bloomberg Businessweek included the Moore School among its top 70 programs considered.

The Darla Moore School of Business rated in the top 20 schools in QS Recruiter's 2008 Survey of U.S. and Canadian business schools favored by recruiters. More


Journal of International Business Studies
The University of South Carolina's international business faculty has been rated #1 in research productivity by the Journal of International Business Studies.

International Business Review
Moore School faculty are ranked No. 1 of the top 50 U.S. universities and No. 2 of the top 50 universities worldwide in terms of the total number of research articles published. More

In a study of American business schools by professors from the University of Georgia, University of Illinois, and Southern Methodist University, the Darla Moore School of Business ranked 30th nationally in terms of research productivity. USC ranked 2nd in insurance, international business, and real estate; 3rd in production and operations management; 12th in management information systems; 21st in marketing; and 26th in management.