The University of Southern California (USC) is a top tier research university located in Los Angeles, California, USA. USC Marshall School of Business was established in 1920. It is the oldest AACSB accredited school of business in Southern California. Both Financial Times and U.S. News  rank Marshall in the Top 10 for international business.

The school offers a range of graduate degree programs including the Marshall MBA (two year full time program), the MBA for Professionals and Managers (MBA.PM), the Executive MBA (EMBA), the IBEAR MBA, and a number of dual-degree and specialized master's programs. It also operates a Global MBA program in conjunction with Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China.


- 6th in the US News Business Specialty ranking in Entrepreneurship (2010).

- 60th in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings in 2008 and 2009.

- 21st in the 2009 US News Business School Rankings.

- The Master of Accounting is consistently placed in the top 5 by Public Accounting Report, and rated 6th by U.S. News & World Report, 2009.

- 25th in the Business Week Ranking of US Top Full Time MBA Programs (2008). It is placed 3rd for Part Time MBA Programs.

- The Undergraduate Program (Bachelor of Science) is ranked 9th by U.S. News & World Report, and 17th by BusinessWeek (2008).

- The IBEAR MBA (International) program is ranked 9th by U.S. News & World Report (2009), and 8th by Financial Times (2008).

- 4th among the World's Top EMBA programs (Wall Street Journal 2008).

- Ranked 25th for its MBA program by BusinessWeek in 2008.

- The part-time MBA.PM program is ranked 3rd in the nation, and the Executive MBA program rated 5th by BusinessWeek magazine (2007).

- 41st in the Economist Intelligence Unit Global Top 100 MBA ranking 2007.

- 32nd globally in the FT EMBA ranking 2006.

- The Master of Business Taxation is rated 8th in the nation (USNWR 2006).

- 54th in the EIU Ranking of Top 100 Full Time MBA programs 2006. It is rated 46th in 2005.

- 28th in the Forbes Ranking of American Top Business Schools 2005.

- Placed 10th among nationally ranked U.S. business schools in a survey of corporate recruiters conducted by The Wall Street Journal (2005).

- 37th among the Top 100 Full Time Global MBA Programs (FT 2005).

- 27th best among the US Business Schools in the BusinessWeek MBA Rankings 2004.

- 6th among the Top 35 Executive MBA Programs in the world (Business Week 2002).

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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