The W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University was ranked 15th in a world-wide listing of top online MBA programs by QS, a Britain-based company that helps students throughout the world select MBA programs.
The business school was also ranked seventh in the nation and is one of only three programs in the entire Top 15 based in the western half of the United States. According to QS, there are more than 300 online MBA programs, which have boomed over the last several years.
In the new rankings, QS looks at the best schools for student employability, program establishment date, student quality, faculty and teaching, and class experience and diversity. All ranked schools have to offer accredited online and distance-learning programs, while also providing other reputable business-education options.
Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report also ranked the online MBA program among 14 on its Honor Roll for online MBA programs.