Villanova School of Business Part-Time MBA Ranked No. 25 by U.S. News & World Report

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Villanova, Pa., April 25, 2023 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has been ranked No. 25 among the 2023-24 Best Graduate Schools Part-Time MBA by U.S. News & World Report.

This positive ranking outcome comes as VSB has made exciting enhancements to its Professional MBA program. Villanova’s MBA students can now personalize how, when and where they choose to learn with choices for on-campus, online, hybrid or cohort courses. The customizable curriculum is designed to provide content that can be immediately applied on the job, while also preparing students for the future of work.

Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB, notes, “VSB consistently delivers high-quality education, rooted in our Villanova community values and the exceptional strength and dedication of our faculty and staff. They are uniquely dedicated to teaching and serving working professionals who are striving to be business leaders for a better world.”

The U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings—designed for prospective students looking further their education beyond college—evaluate programs in a variety of disciplines. The ranking factors include a peer reputational survey that captures the impressions of other business school deans and MBA program directors, the program’s part-time student ratio, total part-time program enrollment, and elements of incoming class admissions statistics.

VSB is committed to providing a high-quality education and world-class student services at all levels. VSB is known for its teaching excellence, current research, academic rigor, state-of-the-art learning facilities and the integration of ethics and service into curricular and extracurricular experiences.

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About VSB: The The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is top-ranked among business schools in the nation. Its online graduate business programs are ranked #16, and its online MBA program is ranked #19 by U.S. News and World Report. VSB has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to five Centers of Excellence – the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights and the Center for Church Management – with each designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and applied opportunities for students. VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service-learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit

About Villanova University:  Since 1842, Villanova University’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University's six colleges—the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, the College of Professional Studies and the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Ranked among the nation’s top universities, Villanova supports its students’ intellectual growth and prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them. For more, visit

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