USNWR Online Rankings Puts Flores MBA Program in Top 20 Percent

January 9, 2018

BATON ROUGE – U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 Best Online MBA Program rankings today, placing the LSU Online Flores MBA Program T-41 among public colleges and universities and T-51 overall on its list of 267 ranked programs.

USNWR also ranked the best online program that help veterans reduce the cost for school. LSU's online MBA ranked 25th in online MBA programs for veterans.
“We are happy about what this ranking says about the quality of our online MBA program,” said Dana Hart, director of the Flores MBA Program. “We are in the top 20 percent of all ranked programs. Our online students are an exceptional group who are doing great things around the world. This ranking recognizes both the superior return on investment for our graduates and the value of the LSU brand. 
“Our academic standing among other outstanding programs in this ranking is a testament to the continued efforts of our world-class faculty, students, staff and alumni.”
In compiling the 2018 rankings, USNWR ranked online MBA programs using five categories – student engagement (28 percent), admissions selectivity (25 percent), peer reputation (25 percent), faculty credentials and training (11 percent), and student services and technology (11 percent).
Overall, USNWR ranked the Flores MBA program 33rd among public institutions in its 2016 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools — Business Schools.” 
About the Online Flores MBA Program
The Online Flores MBA program is designed for professionals with at least five years of work experience. Recognized by some of the world’s most influential business thought leaders, this program helps students hone the leadership, management and critical analysis skills to set themselves apart in any industry. The program consists of 14 courses, each being seven weeks long.
For more information, call 877-670-4521 or apply online at
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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business