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5 Rankings That Prove Columbus, Ohio Is a Great City for MBAs

Posted by Alison M. on Dec 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

How can the country’s 15th most populated city and the largest city in the country’s seventh most populated state be considered a best-kept secret? When it’s Columbus, Ohio.

Praise for Columbus keep rolling in:

1. NPR calls it “a nearly recession-proof hub of Ohio” that’s attracting young professionals with a low cost of living and diverse economy.

2. CNBC tags Columbus as “a growing mecca for small business,” with a supportive community of business leaders working together for the benefit of all.

3. Money says Columbus is “making the Midwest cool,” with affordable housing within reach of a vibrant downtown.

And yet, when considering it as a destination for earning an MBA and launching a new career, many future MBA students count Columbus out.

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“Columbus rated tops in Ohio for business”

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Aug 1, 2012 12:20:44 PM

According to Forbes magazine, Columbus, Ohio ranks #24 nationally on The Best Places for Business and Careers list. A recent article in the Columbus Dispatch references Forbes latest list and quotes Alex Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership as saying: “We are repeatedly showing up as one of the top cities in the Midwest,” he said. “The Midwest is having a renaissance, and Columbus is leading that.”

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Topics: SMF, Columbus/OH, Columbus

“Columbus rated tops in Ohio for business”

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Aug 1, 2012 12:18:24 PM

According to Forbes magazine, Columbus, Ohio ranks #24 nationally on The Best Places for Business and Careers list. A recent article in the Columbus Dispatch references Forbes latest list and quotes Alex Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership as saying: “We are repeatedly showing up as one of the top cities in the Midwest,” he said. “The Midwest is having a renaissance, and Columbus is leading that.”

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Topics: Columbus/OH, MHRM, Columbus

“Columbus rated tops in Ohio for business”

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Jul 31, 2012 2:49:24 PM

According to Forbes magazine, Columbus, Ohio ranks #24 nationally on The Best Places for Business and Careers list. A recent article in the Columbus Dispatch references Forbes latest list and quotes Alex Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership as saying: “We are repeatedly showing up as one of the top cities in the Midwest,” he said. “The Midwest is having a renaissance, and Columbus is leading that.”

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Topics: Columbus/OH, Columbus, MAcc

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