Mendoza School of Business

Bloomberg Businessweek: The Best Undergraduate B-Schools of 2011

Published: March 3, 2011 / Author: Geoff Gloeckler

When Justin Jensen started getting serious about his college search in 2008,
he had a nearly impossible list of things he was looking for in a school. He
wanted a program that had a “heavy emphasis” on international experience,
something more than a typical semester study abroad. He wanted to expand on his
foreign language training, specifically in Chinese. He wanted to major in
business, with a focus on finance. And he didn’t want to pay an exorbitant
amount of money in the process. It was a tall order.


Notre Dame No. 1

At the top of the ranking for the second year in
a row is the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business
(Mendoza Undergraduate Business Profile). At Mendoza, business students
have the option of studying abroad in countries like Egypt, Haiti, and
South Africa, and are encouraged to take on a business-related research
project while they are away from South Bend. Mendoza Dean Carolyn Woo
estimates about half of the school’s business students go overseas for
study abroad, a number that’s rising each year. “We see the students
broadening themselves in unfamiliar environments,” Woo says. “They seek
out challenges that come when they are in a different culture.”

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Topics: Mendoza, Undergrad