For the third year in a row, Warwick Business School leads the Financial Times' ranking of the world's best Online MBA programs. According to the ranking's data, graduates of Warwick's Distance Learning MBA program make over $204,000 USD on average, three years after completing the program. This average salary, the highest of all schools in the ranking, is the "main factor in Warwick’s success," according to coverage from the Financial Times.
Also for the third year in a row, Warwick is followed by Spain's IE Business School's Global MBA program.
Up next is University of Massachusetts Amherst: Isenberg, whose Online MBA program has held the third-place position for four years in a row.
Rising one position is the 'MBA@UNC' program from University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler. UNC swapped places with IU: Kelley, whose program is now ranked fifth.
The Online MBA programs from University of Florida: Warrington, Durham University Business School, and Northeastern University all hold steady this year, at positions six, seven and eight, respectively.
In ninth place is a new entrant, MIP's International Flex MBA program.
The University of Bradford School of Management remains in 10th this year.
A total of 22 schools were surveyed in this year's Online MBA Ranking. To be considered for the ranking, a program must be AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited and have been run for four consecutive years.
The FT's Online MBA Ranking - 2020
|2020 rank||Change from last year||School||Program|
|1||no change||Warwick||Distance Learning MBA|
|2||no change||IE Business School||Global Online MBA|
|3||no change||UMass - Isenberg||Online MBA|
|4||+1||UNC - Kenan-Flagler||MBA@UNC|
|5||-1||IU - Kelley||Online MBA|
|6||no change||Florida - Warrington||Online MBA|
|7||no change||Durham||Online MBA|
|8||no change||Northeastern - D'Amore-McKim||Online MBA|
|9||not ranked in 2019||MIP||International Flex MBA|
|10||no change||Bradford||MBA Distance Learning|