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OU School of Business surges in online MBA rankings

Program moves up 42 spots in annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report

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OU School of Business surges in online MBA rankings
The Oakland University School of Business Administration Online MBA program moved up 42 spots in this year's U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The Oakland University School of Business Administration surged 42 spots this year in the prestigious U.S. News & World Report rankings for Best Online MBA Programs, climbing from #197 in 2023 to #155 in 2024.

U.S. News & World Report is widely recognized for its comprehensive and influential annual rankings, making the Oakland University School of Business Administration's ascent a momentous accomplishment in the competitive landscape of Online MBA programs. U.S. News evaluated schools in the Online MBA rankings based on a variety of factors such as student engagement, faculty credentials, services and technologies.

Dean Chuck Pierce expressed his enthusiasm for the remarkable progress: "This significant leap in rankings reflects the hard work of our faculty, staff and students and underscores our dedication to delivering a high-quality online MBA program that provides students the opportunity to excel in the dynamic business landscape."

In its 12th year, the U.S. News Best Online Programs is designed for individuals looking to complete or further their education. This year's edition evaluated more than 1,600 online bachelor's and master's degree programs using metrics specific to online learning. The rankings only include degree-granting programs offered primarily online by regionally accredited institutions.

“Choosing the right online degree program can unlock a world of opportunities,” said LaMont Jones, managing editor for education at U.S. News. “The rankings and related resources U.S. News offers will help equip students with data to make choices that align with their unique needs, paving the way for educational and professional fulfillment.”

The 100% Online MBA program at Oakland University offers a flexible online learning environment, allowing students to balance their academic pursuits with professional and personal commitments. To learn more about OU's Online MBA, visit

About Oakland University School of Business Administration

Oakland University's School of Business Administration provides students with a comprehensive business education that emphasizes experiential learning and practical application, preparing students to succeed in a rapidly evolving business landscape.


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