The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is an alliance of some of the world’s leading business schools and organizations. It aims to recruit more students of color who are pursuing graduate degrees in business to its 20 member schools. The schools are scattered across the country, some in big cities and others in smaller towns. Here are five that are located in pretty cool places.
Emory University, Goizueta Business School – Atlanta
Celebrating its 100th year in 2019, Emory’s Goizueta Business School has made its mark as one of the nation’s most prominent business schools. According to U.S. News and World Report, Goizueta’s MBA program ranks No. 21 on a list of 131 schools with full-time MBA programs and No. 9 for part-time students earning an MBA. Emory is located in Druid Hills, a leafy Atlanta neighborhood with quaint shops and lively restaurants.
Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business – Washington, D.C.
For people looking for equal parts education and experience, Georgetown University is your school. GU has many options for getting an MBA, including full-time and flex plans as well as executive MBA programs. Located in the nation’s capital, Georgetown offers students ample things to do while in D.C., from visiting museums and monuments to more laid-back pastimes such as exploring the popular bar scene on U Street.
New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business – New York City
New York University’s Stern School of Business has a wide selection of MBA programs, including one with an emphasis on technology and another focused on fashion and luxury. Attending New York University affords graduate students the opportunity to make the short trek to the Statue of Liberty, chill out in Central Park and climb the historic Empire State Building. Since New York City is the city that never sleeps, students will never run out of things to do.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School – Chapel Hill, North Carolina
UNC-Chapel Hill has an MBA program for anyone. They have three options available: full-time, executive and online. Chapel Hill is a college town full of history, has a variety of cultures and has been dubbed “America’s Foodiest Small Town” by Bon Appetit magazine.
University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business – Austin, Texas
UT at Austin, like the other schools on this list, has two options for graduate students pursuing an MBA: full-time or executive. The city of Austin is known for its indie art scene and offers plenty of quirky things to explore, from visiting the world’s largest urban bat colony under the Congress Avenue Bridge downtown, to taking a sightseeing tour around Lake Austin, to getting spooky while enjoying a haunted hearse limo tour.