The University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management debuted in this year’s ranking at No. 92. Anderson placed 53rd in Admissions Standards, 92nd in Academic Experience, and 90th in Employment Outcomes. Anderson did not meet the minimum alumni survey response rate so was penalized to 92nd place in the Academic Experience Category.
10 MAJORS AND A TWO-YEAR CURRICULUM
Anderson offers 10 majors within the Business Administration degree including accounting, entrepreneurship, financial management, general management, human resources management, film and digital media arts, management information systems, marketing management, and operations management. Based in Albuquerque, Anderson is near a burgeoning film and digital arts community within Albuquerque and nearby Santa Fe. Anderson also offers an accelerated online BBA degree.
A two-year program, students must first get accepted to the University of New Mexico as freshmen and then apply and get accepted again to the Anderson School of Management during sophomore year. Once in the Anderson School, all students complete 11 core courses before branching out into “free electives” and their specific majors.
Some 38% of the graduating Class of 2020 had at least one business-focused internship before graduation. However, just 23% of the Class of 2020 had accepted a full-time job offer within three months of graduation. Of those reporting accepting a full-time job offer, the average starting salary was $47,500.
The University of New Mexico offers an intriguing degree for students looking to study in the Southwest in a city and region with strong and interesting culture.
WHERE THE CLASS OF 2020 WENT TO WORK:
Los Alamos National Laboratory
City of Albuquerque