Quality of faculty, professional development, class size and accreditation continue to be factors favoring Auburn University’s MBA Programs as North American and global business school rankings are announced for 2017.
“Achieving a high standing among globally ranked MBA programs speaks to the quality of education and the extent to which we prepare students to excel in the corporate world,” said Stan Harris, associate dean of Graduate and International Programs.
CEO Magazine has been showcasing top business schools from around the globe since it first launched in 2008. In 2012, the publication launched its annual Global MBA Rankings, profiling MBA, executive MBA and online MBA programs. This year CEO Magazine reached out to business schools across North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and South America, and received responses from over 160 institutions.
Quality of faculty is the highest weighted factor considered in the magazine’s benchmarking. Other factors used to rank programs include international diversity, class size, accreditation, faculty-to-student ratio, price, international exposure, work experience, professional development, gender parity and delivery methods.
Recently, U.S. News and World Report also ranked the Auburn Online MBA 10th in its ranking of Best Online MBA Programs 2017 and 6thBest Online MBA Program for Veterans 2017. Additionally, The Princeton Review ranked the Online MBA 14th among its Top 25 Online MBA Programs of 2017.
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