publication ranks university’s graduate program
publication has ranked the professional MBA program in the John L. Grove College
of Business at Shippensburg University among the nation’s best.
U.S. News &
World Report’s 2015 Best Graduate Schools lists the part-time program as number
208 in the nation out of more than 450 business schools in its survey. Only
those programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of
Business (AACSB) International were part of the survey.
program is the only one in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to
earn a ranking. This the first time that this specific MBA program has
made the list, though the undergraduate business program is consistently ranked
by U.S. News as among the best. The online MBA was also ranked highly by
U.S. News & World Report in a recent report.
The ranking is
based on five factors: average peer assessment score; the
average GMAT score and average GRE quantitative and verbal scores of
part-time MBA students entering in Fall 2013; their average undergraduate
GPA; work experience; and the percentage of the business school’s Fall
2013 MBA enrollment that is part-time.