Mays Business School’s Full-Time MBA program ranked in the top 10 among U.S. public programs at 9th among U.S. public and 24th overall in the 2015 Forbes “Best Business Schools” ranking. This reflects an increase of six positions in the overall rankings and five positions in the U.S. public universities from the last ranking in 2013.

The Forbes ranking reflects return on investment – the salary alumni earn over five years as compared to the cost of the MBA program. The results are based on a comparison of alumni earnings in their first five years out of business school to their opportunity cost. To learn more about the ranking and methodology, visit

The Mays program is considered a leader in academics and in return on investment. In addition, Forbes ranks Texas A&M’s Mays Business School as 1st in all U.S. schools in years to payback – at 3.3 years. The accelerated pace of the 16-month Full-Time MBA program and Mays’ commitment to providing competitive scholarships result in a high-caliber MBA education at an affordable cost.

“This is a confirmation of the commitment to excellence by our MBA faculty, staff and students,” said Eli Jones, dean of Mays Business School. “The lessons learned at Mays are priceless, and the specific skills are organic to each class. Through a portfolio of personalized and high-impact educational experiences, our students learn to become more than business people, they learn to become leaders.”

Jones added: “I know the impact the program makes on lives. The Mays MBA Program certainly transformed my life.”

The 2015 employment rate of program graduates is strong at 94 percent placement within 90 days of graduation. Financial Times also ranked Texas A&M’s Full-Time MBA program as “Best Value for the Money” in the U.S. in its 2015 ranking.


Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School educates more than 5,900 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students in accounting, business, finance, management, management information systems, marketing and supply chain management. Mays consistently ranks among the top public business schools in the country for its undergraduate and MBA programs, and for faculty research. The mission of Mays Business School is creating knowledge and developing ethical leaders for a global society.