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HISPANIC BUSINESS MAGAZINE RANKS ANDERSON SIXTH IN THE 2010 BEST GRADUATE PROGRAMS FOR HISPANICS

September 10, 2010

Hispanic Business Magazine
(Albuquerque, NM) Hispanic Business Magazine has named the UNM Anderson School of Management as one of the top ten Graduate Business Schools for Hispanics.

The Anderson School was ranked as the nationís sixth best business school for Hispanic students. The school was also ranked sixth last year.

Each year Hispanic Business magazine measures and ranks the effectiveness of the nationís universities in attracting Hispanic students, and providing them with the academic support they need to be successful.

Doug Brown, Dean of the Anderson School, is pleased to receive a high ranking. "We are pleased with the recognition from Hispanic Business Magazine," says Brown. "But we regard the current position as only a foundation upon which we will build programs that are ever more-responsive to the needs of our Hispanic constituents."

All universities were ranked in terms of Hispanic diversity according to the following criteria; percent of Hispanic student enrollment, percent of Hispanic faculty, progressive programs aimed at increasing enrollment of Hispanic students, Hispanic student retention rate, and Hispanic reputation.

The Anderson School is proud of a diverse student body that reflects the ethnic makeup of our state. Active involvement of faculty and students in the Hispanic Business Student Association and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting provide Hispanic students with a cultural community encouraging excellence in scholarship and service.

The schools ahead of Anderson School on the list include: University of Texas at El Paso, New York University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Miami, and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Rounding out the top ten are Stanford University, Florida International University, Duke University, and the University of Wisconsin Madison Wisconsin.

For more information on the rankings visit www.hispanicbusiness.com.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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