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Online MBA Ranking 2021

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Rank in 2021
Rank in 2020
Rank in 2019
Three-year average rank
Business school
Programme name
Salary today (US$)[1]
Salary increase (%)[2]
Value for money rank[3]
Career progress rank[4]
Aims achieved (%)
Careers service rank
Prog. delivery rank[5]
Online interaction rank[6]
Female faculty (%)[7]
Female students (%)[8]
Women on board (%)
Intl. faculty (%)[9]
Intl. students (%)[10]
Intl. board (%)[11]
Intl. mobility[12]
Corporate social responsibility rank
Faculty with PhD (%)[13]
FT research rank[14]
Course tuition and fees (local currency) *
Prog. length[15]
Online teaching (%)[16]
Overall Satisfaction *
1101010Warwick Business SchoolUKWarwick Distance Learning MBA207,7252,92635520107917462102421310385780783139417110005234,04631009.17
2202020IE Business SchoolFeatured business schoolSpainGlobal Online MBA164,57879032493337511458395444468500700921960311010008250,0001.5808.51
3---Imperial College Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUKGlobal Online MBA184,899197871258263354978277111100737,6002979.24
440504University of North Carolina: Kenan-FlaglerUSMBA@UNC183,52711,8622821335280131424132133327437130318214484020125,5892.3979.41
5504051Indiana University: KelleyUSKelley Direct Online Programs145,7233,21131110394803101031260270252291173294124447801074,5203979.47
6606060University of Florida: WarringtonUSOnline MBA133,9377,40235680123821943121261372130314117001551389633154,91421009.48
7707071Durham University Business SchoolFeatured business schoolUKOnline MBA138,9653,927252312180260111145384273433732522866216299013523,6212.31009.04
890--Politecnico di Milano School of ManagementItalyInternational Flex MBA153,6809,36445541627111131471294121715031114210672613183114532,00021008.92
9---University of Maryland: SmithUSMaryland Smith Online MBA142,26332127741210735393032611141585489,69421008.85
10-9-AGSM at UNSW Business SchoolAustraliaAGSM MBAX134,277335476815134138507315501029510A$59,7603.51009
11100100101University of Bradford School of ManagementUKMBA Distance Learning147,69719,173395101446851001231553013522275117293915192941115518,29631008.82
12---Babson College: OlinUSBabson Part-time MBA Program163,0449141577139638422217513912871289,55021009.12
13---University of Utah: David EcclesUSMBA Online109,25017151380521313229241711577958,8002979.33
14---University of Nebraska-LincolnUSMBA@Nebraska99,9882861081475372922207078881131,20031009.25
15---Arizona State University: CareyUSWP Carey Online MBA114,212291111681513112735213161131084661,54521009.05
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Table notes* Data in these columns are for information only and are not used in the ranking. ** Average course tuition and fees to complete the Online MBA (local currency)

1. Average alumnus salary three years after graduation, US$ PPP equivalent.

2. Percentage increase in alumnus salary in the past three years: between their salary on graduation in 2016 and current salary.

3. Calculated according to alumni’s salary increase, fees and other costs.

4. Progression in the alumni’s level of seniority and the size of company they now work for, versus three years ago on graduation.

5. The extent to which alumni rate the online delivery of live teaching sessions, other teaching materials and online exams.

6. The extent to which alumni rate the interaction between students, teamwork and the availability of faculty.

7. Percentage of female faculty.

8. Percentage of female students on the MBA programme.

9. Percentage of faculty whose citizenship differs from their country of employment.

10. Percentage of current MBA students whose country of residence differs from the country the school is located in.

11. Percentage of the board whose citizenship differs from the country in which the business school is situated.

12. Calculated according to whether alumni’s citizenship and work locations pre-MBA, on graduation and three years after graduation differ from each other.

13. Percentage of full-time faculty with a doctoral degree.

14. Calculated according to the number of articles published by a school’s current full-time faculty members in 50 academic and practitioner journals between January 2017 and December 2019. The rank combines the absolute number of publications with the number weighted relative to the faculty’s size.

15. The average amount of time students take to complete the programme.

16. Percentage of programme teaching materials that is delivered online.

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