The Executive MBA program at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School is the top public university in Texas and maintains its place among the top 10 programs offered by U.S. public universities, according to rankings released Monday by Financial Times.

“We are proud to be ranked as the top public Executive MBA Program in the state of Texas and a Top 10 program in the nation,” said Eli Jones, dean of Mays Business School. “This significant achievement reflects the strength and dedication of the Mays Business School faculty and staff, along with the strong accomplishments of our seasoned executives. Mays is indeed making a positive impact on the communities we serve.”

This year’s rankings are based on feedback from the Class of 2012. The Mays EMBA Program ranked 4th among public schools located exclusively in the U.S and 13th among public/private schools in the U.S. In addition, the Mays program ranked 1st in work experience among U.S. public institutions (2nd among public/private), and 4th in career goals achieved among U.S. public institutions (8th among public/private).

Mays fared well in the 2015 Financial Times rankings in other areas as well. Based on the research productivity in the top 45 journals in business, Mays faculty ranked 8th among U.S. public schools and 15th among U.S. public/private. The Mays doctoral program placed 8th among U.S. public schools and 13th among U.S. public/private – up from 14th and 23rd in 2014. Ranking of doctoral programs is based on the placement of graduates as faculty at the top business schools worldwide.