Bryant Online MBA ranked among top 15 percent nationally by U.S. News & World Report
Bryant University's Online MBA program is now in the top 15% nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Bryant University's Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has significantly improved its position in the U.S. News & World Report rankings. Climbing 28 places, the program now holds the 37th position nationally, placing it in the top 15 percent of online MBAs in the United States. Notably, Bryant&rsquo's Online MBA achieved the top rank nationwide for student services and technology, highlighting the program's commitment to a student-centric, hands-on online education approach.
Introduced in 2019 as a flexible alternative to traditional in-person MBAs, Bryant&rsquo's Online MBA stands out as the premier program in Rhode Island. The 2024 U.S. News & World Report rankings, released on February 7, considered factors such as engagement, reputation, faculty credentials, student excellence, services and technologies, and assessments by leaders of peer institutions.
President Ross Gittell, Ph. D., expressed pride in the recognition, emphasizing the university's dedication to transformative learning experiences and strong student outcomes. The recent rankings complement Bryant's standing in the 2024 Poets& Quants assessment, where it was named among the top 20 percent of the country's best online MBAs.
Rupendra Paliwal, Ph.D., Bryant University's provost and chief academic officer, credited the success of the program to the agility and expertise of the College of Business faculty. The faculty's forward-thinking methodologies and investments in tools and innovations ensure graduates are well-prepared for the dynamic business landscape.
Bryant&rsquo's Online MBA, designed for working professionals seeking to enhance their strategic leadership skills, offers self-paced learning with five start times per year and customizable course sequences. With tracks in Strategic Leadership and Innovative Healthcare Leadership, the program attracts students globally, enabling them to complete the 10-course program in a year while managing full-time commitments.
College of Business Dean Madan Annavarjula, Ph.., highlighted the program’s distinguishing features, including small class sizes, live office hours, and comprehensive academic and career coaching for all students. The program's flexibility and strong commitment to student support contribute to its success, ensuring students worldwide have the tools for a successful graduate education.
With competitive tuition at $2,331 per three-credit course, Bryant’s Online MBA offers an immediate return on investment. A 2022 outcomes survey revealed that 60 percent of Online MBA graduates secured promotions or new positions upon graduation, with an average salary increase of 25 percent.
With over 160 years of history, Bryant University continues to provide an exceptional education that prepares students to be innovative leaders. The university, recognized for its academic programs at the intersection of business, liberal arts, and health and behavioral sciences, stands out for its commitment to staying ahead of industry demands and delivering a well-rounded educational experience. With a contemporary campus in Smithfield, R.I., and global accessibility through online programs, Bryant University maintains a reputation for top-tier student education outcomes and regularly receives high rankings from various publications.