MBA and MPA Programs Rise in Eduniversal 2019 Rankings

July 22, 2019

BATON ROUGE – Eduniversal released its 2019 Best Masters Rankings in July 2019 with both the Flores MBA program and the Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program making an appearance. Eduniversal ranked the Flores MBA program 50th overall, 28th and 20th among public universities in North America and the United States, respectively. This appearance is the first time the Flores MBA program has made the rankings since 2012. The MPA program moved up 14 spots by placing 15th among public universities in the United States. 

“We are excited about the latest Eduniversal ranking,” said Dana Hart, director of the Flores MBA program. “From a global perspective, the Flores MBA Program continues to stand out among some truly stellar MBA programs. This ranking reflects highly on the outstanding contributions of our faculty, staff, students and alumni.”

“LSU offers outstanding graduate education in public administration and public policy,” said Jared Llorens, director of the LSU Public Administration Institute. “Recognition from Eduniversal and success stories from our MPA alumni indicate we are on the right path. It is our privilege and our passion to prepare students for careers in public service.”

Headquartered in Paris, Eduniversal is a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education. The company has established strong expertise in evaluating academic institutions and programs in France since 1994, and internationally since 2007. It ranks the best 1,000 business schools and master’s programs in 154 countries.

Eduniversal’s rankings are based on three criteria:

  • The reputation of the program,
  • The career prospects and the salary level of the first employment after graduation and
  • The satisfaction feedback of the students.

About the Flores MBA Program

The mission of the LSU Flores MBA Program is to remain competitive in the national and regional markets while fostering learning, leadership and networking in a global business environment. Full-time, professional, executive and online tracks are offered and provide schedule flexibility for those wishing to pursue their MBA from a nationally recognized program. For more information, visit or call 225-578-8867.

About the Department of Public Administration

The Department of Public Administration at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business offers a 45-hour degree program that emphasizes management, public policy and financial skills for those leading public agencies, nonprofit and health care organizations, and for-profit organizations that interact with governmental agencies. PAI’s faculty members are student-oriented and nationally-recognized for their expertise in their fields. For more information, visit or call 225-578-6743.


Elizabeth Eaton
E. J. Ourso College of Business