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CBA Again Selected By Princeton Review

Published: October 15, 2014

The College of Business Administration (CBA) at CSULB has been named an outstanding business school by the Princeton Review and is featured in the 2015 edition of its guidebook, The Best 296 Business Schools.

“We are very committed to the academic and career success of our students, and for our program to be recognized by the prestigious Princeton Review is a wonderful validation of our efforts,” said Michael Solt, dean of the College of Business Administration. “Our goal is to provide our students with highly-valued degrees and we seem to be on the right path.”

CSULB’s CBA has three “affordable and efficient” MBA options that are highlighted. The 2015 guide mentions the Saturday MBA, a 23-month sequence of four 10-week sessions per year that are scheduled on Saturdays for the convenience of full-time workers; the Self-Paced MBA, a program that can be pursued either full- or part-time; and the Accelerated MBA, a 13-month, full-time program for students eager to jump start their business careers. It also has smaller classroom sizes with about 25 students per instructor.

The CBA, which is also accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, offers MBA concentrations in finance, human resources management, management, management information systems, marketing and health care management.

The Princeton Review does not rank the business schools hierarchically.

“Each school in our books offers outstanding academics: no single law or b-school is ‘best’ overall,” said Robert Franek, Senior Vice President/Publisher, The Princeton Review. “We publish rankings in several categories along with our detailed profiles of the schools to give applicants the broader information they need to determine which school will be best for them.”


The Best 296 Business Schools has two-page profiles of each school. The book’s school profiles report admission, academics, financial aid, campus life, and career/employment information. The profiles also have ratings (scores from 60 to 99) in five sections for academic experience, admissions selectivity, and career services, and offer students advice on applying to business schools and funding their degree.

The list was completed by surveying 21,600 students and administrators at the 296 featured schools. Students were asked their opinions of their school’s academics, student body and campus life as well as their career plans.

The profile for CSULB’s College of Business Administration and the rest of the featured “Best 296 Business Schools” can be found on the Princeton Review website.

–Allison Huitt