Villanova, PA, November 7, 2013 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was recognized among the top Part-Time MBA programs in the nation in the 2013 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking, placing #19 in the US and #3 in the Mid-Atlantic region. In addition to being included in the top 20 programs, The Villanova MBA was ranked #13 for academic quality in the nation and #2 regionally. Our students rated the MBA curriculum and the caliber of their classmates an A+. The strength of our student metrics—GMAT, undergraduate GPA and average work experience, among others—were instrumental to our strong performance in this ranking.
The program’s overall success in the Bloomberg Businessweek ranking underscores the quality of our faculty, staff, curriculum and student services. 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.
“I am very proud of our community of faculty, staff, students and alumni for their part in achieving this notable accomplishment. The quality and rigor of our MBA program is reflected in our students’ satisfaction with the curriculum and our high academic quality ranking,” said Dr. Michael Capella, associate dean for Graduate and Executive Business Programs.
Villanova's Part-Time MBA curriculum emphasizes strong core business knowledge, applied, multi-disciplinary learning, corporate social responsibility and a global mindset.
Held every other year, the Bloomberg Businessweek Part-Time MBA ranking is based on measures of student satisfaction, academic quality and post-graduation career outcomes.
To see the complete ranking, please visit: www.businessweek.com.