Mays’ undergraduate business program moved up in the 2005 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s rankings. This year, Mays tied for 19th among public schools and nationally tied for 29th with Wake Forest, Georgetown University, Babson College and the University of Georgia. In last year’s ranking the undergraduate program tied for 20th among public schools and tied for 32nd among national ones.

Mays was also recognized in the specialty program rankings. This year, the undergraduate management program tied for 21st overall and tied for 15th among public schools.

The U.S. News ranking is based on surveys from deans and senior faculty at undergraduate programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Survey participants were asked to rate the quality of all programs they are familiar with.