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Marist Recognized as Top Online MBA Program

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U.S. News & World Report

Marist's online MBA program was ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Education Program” rankings for 2019. To devise its lists, U.S. News considered four general categories: student engagement, student services and technology, faculty credentials and training, and peer reputation.The Master’s in Business Administration moved up to #58 in the MBA category. “We appreciate this recognition, which affirms the rigor and quality of these programs,” noted Management Dean Lawrence Singleton.

Marist launched New York State's first AACSB-accredited 100%-online MBA program in 1998, one of the first such programs in the nation. The AACSB is the premier business school accrediting body. Also known as the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, it accredits less than five percent of business programs worldwide. 


MBA Central

MBA Central's "The 20 Best New York Online MBA Degree Programs" placed Marist as the top online MBA program in New York. This ranking is created based on affordability, support services, and quality of classes.


Institutional Rankings & Distinctions

Marist is again one of a small group of schools included in the 2nd edition of The Princeton Review's  Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers By Going Beyond the Classroom, along with such top schools as Duke, Stanford, and Columbia. The Princeton Review cited Marist's leadership development, internship opportunities, campus work opportunities, such as the Marist Poll, and career development resources.

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Marist is again one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. Marist is featured in The Best 388 Colleges 2019, the fifteenth-consecutive year it has been recognized in this respected annual college guide.

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Marist is one of Money Magazine's  'Best Colleges' in the nation, defined as the 623 four-year U.S. colleges and universities that deliver the most value—that is, a great education, at an affordable price, that prepares students for rewarding careers. Money weighs more than 20,000 data points, including tuition fees, family borrowing, and career earnings.

U.S News World Report ranks Marist the 11th Best College in the Regional Universities (North) classification.

For the eleventh consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included Marist on its list of the country’s 'Best Values in Private Colleges'.

Forbes magazine ranks Marist on its list of 'America's Top Colleges'.

Marist has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, which publishes G.I. Jobs, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, the list of Military Friendly Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career.

International Education

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently identified Marist as a 'U.S. Student Top Producer' (click on 'Master's Colleges & Universities'), making it one of the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Students

Marist College is again among the nation’s leading colleges and universities for international education, according to the Open Doors Report from the Institute of International Education. Marist ranked nationally among Master’s Colleges & Universities:

  • 3rd for the number of students engaged in semester study abroad

  • 4th for the number of students engaged in long-term study abroad (full academic year)

  • 16th for the total number of students participating in study abroad programs

  • 23rd for the rate of undergraduate participation in study abroad programs