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Four area colleges rank in top online MBA list

Megan Tomasic
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Four area colleges and universities made the 2019 list for having top online MBA programs.

Provided by Businessstudent.com, a business education website, Carnegie Mellon University, Robert Morris University, Clarion University and California University of Pennsylvania made the list out of 202 schools.

Looking at data from more than 300 schools, a panel of business professionals determine the ranking based on cost, accreditation, acceptance rate, student support and student engagement. More than 100 former online MBA students were surveyed while making the list, with 83 percent saying tuition cost was the number one consideration when choosing a school.

According to the MBA list, Robert Morris ranked 15th, CalU ranked 74th, Clarion ranked 149th and Carnegie Mellon ranked 192nd.

In the northeast region, Robert Morris University was ranked second in the top 10 schools.

Other Pennsylvania schools made the cut, including Lehigh University, St. Joseph’s University, the University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University, La Salle University, Widener University, DeSales University, the University of Scranton, Drexel University, West Chester University and Shippensburg University.

Businessstudent.com also ranked the cost of online MBA programs, with Carnegie Mellon University taking the highest priced online MBA program out of 25 schools.

Megan Tomasic is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Megan at 724-850-1203, mtomasic@tribweb.com or via Twitter .

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