Top B-Schools Set Sights on India

A small but growing number of North American universities are aggressively taking steps toward setting up sprawling, state-of-the-art campuses in India, pinning their hopes on a bill being considered by the Indian parliament that would allow foreign education institutions to enter the country. Among those interested in setting up shop are business schools and large research universities, including Duke University's Fuqua School of Business (Fuqua Full-Time MBA Profile), York University's Schulich School of Business (Schulich Full-Time MBA Profile) in Canada, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech Full-Time MBA Profile), and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech Full-Time MBA Profile). In anticipation of the bill passing, administrators from these schools have been quietly eyeing or purchasing parcels of land, talking with Indian state officials and local developers, and drawing up architectural plans for new campuses.

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