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World’s Best Online MBA Programs | QS

Find out which business schools came out on top as we breakdown the latest QS ranking of the world’s best online MBA programs

Wed Apr 22 2020

The online MBA market has arguably never looked more appealing to prospective business school students. With coronavirus closing schools and social distancing measures putting a halt to campus education, interest in online MBA programs looks set to peak.

When you’re considering business school though, there are multiple questions you have to cross off your checklist. Which school’s online MBA program is the best? Which is most affordable? Where are the best employment opportunities?

That’s where the annual QS world’s best online MBA programs ranking comes in, breaking down the best program options worldwide.  

QS rank business schools’ online MBA programs according to four criteria: employability (30%), diversity and access (30%), the quality of the learning experience (35%), and the class experience (5%).

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Top 10 Best Online MBAs

Spain’s IE Business School beat off 46 other programs to be ranked the top online MBA program in this year’s QS Ranking, for the fourth consecutive year. IE hit a score of 100 for employability and a strong 98.3 for strength of faculty and teaching.

The school was joined in the top 10 by Imperial College Business School (2nd), Warwick Business School (3rd), Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales (4th), MIP Politecnico di Milano (5th), Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business (6th), Alliance Manchester Business School (7th), USC Marshall (8th), Florida International University (9th), and the University of Otago Business School (10th).  

With three UK and US schools in the top 10, alongside two European schools, this year’s ranking shows that the top...

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