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Baylor University's Executive MBA Program Earns High Marks in Financial Times Rankings

Oct. 23, 2007

-- Salary Increase and International Focus Among Major Strengths of Baylor Program --

Baylor University's Executive MBA program enjoyed recognition in Financial Times' 2007 rankings of Executive MBA programs. Overall, the Baylor EMBA rose 10 spots in the rankings, advancing from 82nd to 72nd place on the list. Baylor operates Executive MBA programs on campuses in both Dallas and Austin.

Baylor ranked No. 15 in the U.S. for salary increase, beating all competitors in the Metroplex. In international course experience, Baylor ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 11 in the U.S. Baylor also ranked No. 2 in the U.S. for women faculty, No. 5 in the U.S. for women students. In Salary, the Baylor program ranked No. 32 and in Career Progression, it ranked No. 28.

"The FT rankings exhibit our strength in delivering an internationally-focused curriculum resulting in positive salary increases for our graduates," said Dr. Terry Maness, dean of Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

This is the seventh year the Financial Times has published its ranking of Executive MBA programs for senior working managers. The ranking is compiled using data from two sets of surveys; one is completed by alumni who graduated from the respective programs three years ago, in 2004, and the other by the business schools.

About Baylor's Executive MBA Programs

The Dallas Executive MBA program operates from the Guest Lodge and Conference Center of the Cooper Aerobics Center at 12230 Preston Road. Classes meet every other Friday afternoon/Saturday. The degree is completed in 21 months. For more information, call 972-458-2327 or email emba.dallas@baylor.edu.

The Austin Executive MBA program operates from the campus of Freescale at 7700 W. Parmer Lane. Classes meet Monday and Thursday evenings. The degree is completed in 21 months. For more information, call 512-996-4095 or email EMBA_Info@baylor.edu.

About Baylor Business

The Hankamer School of Business holds to a visionary standard of excellence whereby integrity stands shoulder to shoulder with analytic and strategic strengths to build leaders, not simply careers. Among private business schools, the undergraduate program is ranked 22nd by U.S.News and World Report and 23rd by BusinessWeek. Baylor's Entrepreneurship program is ranked 14th by U.S. News and its Accounting program is ranked 18th by Public Accounting Report. Visit www.baylor.edu/business for more information.

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