Farmer School part-time MBA program climbs in latest rankings

Professor talking with students in MBA class
The Farmer School of Business' part-time MBA program has placed almost 25 percent higher in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings for 2021.

The program, based at the Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester, was ranked 61st in the nation overall, up from last year's 81st place. The FSB program is ranked 38th among public universities and remains the top-ranked program in southwest Ohio, a position the program has held since 2012.

“This ranking speaks to the quality of Farmer School of Business faculty, along with the students who represent a wide variety of organizations throughout the Greater Cincinnati/Dayton market, cultivating a highly engaged classroom experience,” said MBA program associate director Kristine Reid.

The rankings are based on:
  • Average peer assessment score (50% of the school's overall score)
  • Average GMAT score and average GRE quantitative, verbal and analytical writing scores of part-time MBA students entering in fall 2019 (15%)
  • Average undergraduate GPA of part-time MBA students entering in fall 2019 (12.5%)
  • Number of years of work experience of part-time MBA students entering in fall 2019, with more years of work experience scoring higher in the rankings (10%)
  • Percentage of the business school's fall 2019 total full-time and part-time MBA enrollment that is in the part-time MBA program, with a higher percentage of MBA students being part-time scoring higher in the rankings (12.5%)
The evenings-only program has been highly-ranked by students, with a 95% satisfaction rate and a 95% recommendation rate. More than 92% of enrolled students graduate from the program.

Visit the MBA program website to learn more and to sign up for the next information session.