UA Shoots to Upper Tier of Online Universities, Including MISonline, Online MBA, and Online Undergraduate Business Programs

UA Shoots to Upper Tier of Online Universities, Including MISonline, Online MBA, and Online Undergraduate Business Programs
January 10, 2017
The University of Arizona debuted in the top quarter of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Bachelor's Programs" ranking in its first year of eligibility.

In its second year of operation and first year of rankings eligibility, the University of Arizona has landed in the top quarter of all online bachelor's programs. The 2017 Best Online Bachelor's Programs rankings by U.S. News & World Report placed UA Online at No. 81 out of 312 programs, or in the upper 25.9 percent.

U.S. News & World Report also gave high marks to several of the UA's online graduate programs. The Eller College of Management ranked No. 55 out of 179 in the 2017 Best Online MBA Programs list. The Eller management and information systems graduate program ranked No. 11 out of 38, and top-5 among MIS programs, in Best Online Computer Information Technology Programs. The UA nursing graduate program placed No. 42 out of 148.

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About the Eller College

Founded in 1933, the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona upholds the visionary belief that business education helps shape the world in new and unprecedented ways through pioneering and practical research, innovative coursework, data-driven decision-making and excellence in entrepreneurship and social responsibility. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Eller College of Management is home to more than 7,000 undergraduate, graduate and PhD students and offers nine majors, six minors, six specialty master’s programs, four MBA programs and six doctoral programs. The college also houses several centers of excellence and research labs. The college is currently ranked 21st in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for undergraduate business programs (number 11 public). U.S. News also ranks our full-time MBA number 49, our evening MBA number 46, our online MBA number 33 and our online master’s in MIS number 8 in the country. In addition, our management information systems department ranks number four nationally and our McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship is ranked number 15 nationally (U.S. News). The Eller Executive Education program debuted at number 68 in the Financial Times Executive Education Program ranking (number 4 in the Western U.S.).

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