George Mason University School of Business MBA Program rose two spots with a new ranking of #65 nationally for Best Part-Time MBA (#40 among public universities, tied with William & Mary) from U.S. News & World Report of the nearly 300 programs surveyed.
This growth continues an upward trend for the MBA program, which was also recently ranked #73 nationally for Best Online MBA (#51 among public universities), a 50 spot climb in three years, and #64 for Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans (#49 among public universities), an 18 spot climb over last year.
“Our programs’ trajectory on the rankings reflects our continued commitment to student success,” says MBA Program Director Ioannis Bellos. “The Mason MBA offers a rigorous curriculum, provides access to expert faculty, and an ecosystem of resources highly relevant to the working professional in the DMV area. We are proud to educate a diverse student body and witness their successes across industries and job functions.”
For the part-time MBA, U.S. News & World Report ranked institutions based on peer assessment, percentage of total enrollment, and average GMAT/GRE score, undergraduate GPA, and number of years of work experience of students entering the MBA.
A signature program of the School of Business, Mason’s part-time MBA program has been educating students with the skills for success for more than 50 years. The program is customizable, offering students the opportunity to set their own pace (less than 2 years and up to 3.5 years) and their preferred delivery method (online or in-person). In addition, the global residency offers students an opportunity to broaden their global business perspective with firsthand international experience visiting and studying companies in a foreign country.
Graduates of the program join a School of Business alumni network of more than 35,000 members worldwide. For the majority of applicants, career advancement and professional development are the primary motivators behind their decision to enroll in Mason’s MBA program. Students come to the program with an average of nine years of work experience. Ninety-four percent of graduates are employed at graduation with an average salary of more than $103,000.