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Press Release


September 14, 2011

(Albuquerque, NM) Hispanic Business Magazine ranked the UNM Anderson School of Management as the seventh best postgraduate school in the nation for Hispanic students. Anderson received a top ten ranking for the third year in a row for its 34.2% Hispanic graduate enrollment and 41 MBA degrees earned by Hispanics last year. Nationally, the number of Hispanics pursuing postgraduate degrees is on the rise, increasing from 10.9% in 2007 to 15.8% this year.

The Anderson School has a diverse student body that reflects the ethnic makeup of our state. There is an active population of faculty and students in the Hispanic Business Student Association and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting. These student groups provide Hispanic students with a cultural community encouraging excellence in scholarship and service.

Doug Brown, Dean of the Anderson School, says being recognized as a top business school for Hispanics is a major accomplishment.

"We are pleased with the contributions of our Hispanic students, faculty, and staff," said Brown. "We will continue our efforts to ensure their success."

Schools ahead of Anderson in the Hispanic Magazine rankings include: The University of Texas at El Paso, Austin, and San Antonio, New York University, University of Miami, and the University of Virginia. For more information on the rankings visit


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, email, or call (505) 277-6471.