Crain’s New York Business: Pace’s Lubin School moves up 15 places in US News ranking

The graduate business program at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business has moved up 15 places in the U.S. News Media Group’s rankings. It is now tied with the program at Fordham University.

Pace University’s Lubin School of Business has moved up 15 spots to 97th, tying with Fordham University in U.S. News Media Group’s 2012 ranking of the best business graduate schools.

Officials at U.S. News, which has been publishing these rankings for 22 years, said job prospects for the graduates in these programs were improving. The number of MBA graduates who found jobs after three months of graduation jumped 4.9% for the class of 2010 from the previous year.

“After two brutal recessionary years, signs are showing a positive outlook for prospective graduate students and graduates this spring,” said Brian Kelly, editor of U.S. News & World Report.