Part-Time MBA Rankings

1 Rice University 9.11
2 The University of Iowa 9.10
3 The Ohio State University 9.09
4 The University of Texas at Dallas 9.03
5 University of California-Berkeley 8.97
6 Johns Hopkins University 8.69
7 Northwestern University 8.54
8 University of San Francisco 8.49
9 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 8.43
10 Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) 8.42
11 Pepperdine University 8.38
12 University of Georgia 8.33
13 University of Maryland College Park 8.32
14 Baruch College City University of New York 8.20
15 University of California-Los Angeles 8.18
16 Arizona State University 8.14
17 The University of Chicago 8.07
17 The University of Texas at Austin 8.07
19 New York University 8.06
20 Southern Methodist University 8.05
21 The George Washington University 8.02
22 Seattle University 8.01
23 University of Massachusetts-Amherst 7.97
24 University of California-Irvine 7.81
25 University of Denver 7.80

In addition to rating their respective programs, students who participated in our part-time mba rankings often post comments regarding their experiences. One 2016 Prt-time MBA grad student at UT Texas at Dallas commented, “The UT Dallas MBA program is teaching me skills that I can put to immediate use in the workplace.”

Students can continue to review their programs at and qualify to win a $1,000 scholarship, awarded once per semester. Reviews will be incorporated into upcoming program rankings.

METHODOLOGY reaches current and recent graduate students through scholarship entries as well as social media platforms. These program rankings cover a period from September 1, 2012 to March 31, 2015. assigns 15 ranking categories to each graduate program at each graduate school. Rankings cover a variety of student topics, such as academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network.

For a given graduate program, rankings are determined by calculating the average score for each program based on the 15 ranking categories. These scores are then compared across all ranked schools for that program and are translated into a final ranking for that graduate program, i.e., business and management. A given graduate program is not ranked until a minimum threshold of graduate student surveys is completed for that graduate program.