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MBA@Nebraska Jumps Five Spots to #8 in Nation

The Princeton Review Releases Top 50 Online MBA Program List
MBA@Nebraska Jumps Five Spots to #8 in Nation
The Princeton Review® ranked the MBA@Nebraska program #8 in the nation. The Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2022 were selected based on data from surveys completed by administrators at more than 130 business schools offering online MBAs factored in with those from 7,000 students enrolled in online MBA programs.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln jumped five spots as one of the nation’s most outstanding online MBA programs, according to The Princeton Review®. The MBA@Nebraska program earned the #8 spot in the education services company’s list of Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2022.

“Moving up in The Princeton Review ranking shows that our MBA@Nebraska program has a great reputation for its academics and career outcomes. The competitive cost of the program makes it not only a great value, but widely accessible, which is critical to our university’s mission,” said Aaron Crabtree, associate dean of master's programs and executive development, KPMG Faculty Fellow in Professional Accounting and associate professor of accountancy.

Princeton Review ranks the MBA@Nebraska Online Program at #8 in ths U.S. and #5 among public schools.

The Princeton Review® recognition adds to two other prestigious rankings for the program. Named #14 worldwide by Financial Times and #17 by U.S. News and World Report, the Wall Street Journal also noted the program this fall.

“The Wall Street Journal recognized our MBA@Nebraska program for our high return on investment as our graduates recoup the cost of their degree sooner than those in other programs. Our MBA@Nebraska program had the fifth-lowest debt-to-income ratio out of 567 schools,” said Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean and professor of finance.

For The Princeton Review® list, the company chose the 50 online MBA programs based on data from surveys of administrators at more than 130 business schools offering online MBAs. Factoring in data from surveys of more than 7,000 students enrolled in online MBA programs, the company weighted more than 60 data points with criteria focused on five core areas: academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms and career outcomes.

“We strongly recommend the MBA@Nebraska program as an outstanding choice for anyone aspiring to earn an MBA online,” said Rob Franek, editor-in-chief of The Princeton Review. “Nebraska’s program is exceptionally strong academically, and it maximizes technology that enables students to interact with and learn from faculty and students all over the world.”

MBA@Nebraska’s fully online, mobile-optimized classes are structured the same way so students can start a new class without tech stress. The eight-week courses use the Canvas platform, and classes feature guided video walkthroughs and live group discussions.

Founded in 1981, The Princeton Review® is a tutoring, test prep and college admission services company. Headquartered in New York City, NY, the company helps students achieve their education and career goals.

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Published: January 10, 2022