By Jennifer Dimas

#1 Online MBA in Colorado, U.S. News & World Report, #10 Online MBA Nationwide, Financial Times, #15 Online MBA Worldwide, Financial Times

Colorado State University’s College of Business Online MBA now ranks No. 15 worldwide and No. 10 in the United States according to the newly released Financial Times 2018 Online MBA ranking. This is the second consecutive year it was named as a leading program in the top 20 worldwide.

“The program’s flexibility combined with its strong curriculum is a compelling draw for students. Whether on-campus, in Denver or deployed, our Online MBA enables students to advance their careers while balancing other lifestyle choices,” said CSU College of Business Dean Beth Walker.

Value for the money, career progress, online delivery, program diversity, and a low average completion time were important factors in the College of Business Online MBA earning the No. 15 global designation.

“For over 50 years, our MBA program has led the way in providing an accessible, innovative, and impactful distance education. This achievement is a testament to the caliber of the curriculum and the faculty, staff, students and alumni actively engaged in making our Online MBA a world-class experience,” said Walker.

The College of Business’s Online MBA was also ranked No. 7 for value for the money, a reflection of graduate salaries in comparison to tuition and costs. The survey conducted by Financial Times reported that alumni received a 30 percent salary increase and their average salary was $138,542 post degree.

Notably, the Online MBA also ranked No. 5 for female students at 39 percent, with the No. 1 program at 50 percent.

This recognition by Financial Times is yet another testament to the continuing achievement of CSU’s College of Business Online MBA and lasting value provided to working professionals.

Visit the Financial Times ranking to learn more about its methodology.

See how CSU College of Business MBA students have succeeded in bettering their lives and careers.

Kevin used the dream of walking across the stage and accepting his diploma to push himself to triumph over a debilitating injury.

I could do the work and apply it the next day ... I had a part in really developing some expertise and getting it throughout the organization.

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