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Villanova School of Business MBA Program Ranked #12 among US-Based Programs by Bloomberg Businessweek

Villanova, Pa. – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was recognized among top Part-Time MBA programs in the nation in the 2011 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking, placing #12 in the US, and #2 in the Mid-Atlantic region. In addition to its high rank overall, The Villanova MBA was ranked #9 for student completion rate, and #12 for academic quality. Our students rated our new MBA curriculum an “A+” and the quality of our faculty an “A.” The strength of our student metrics—GMAT, undergraduate GPA, among others, were instrumental to our high-performance in this ranking.

The Villanova MBA program took the #2 spot in the Mid-Atlantic region, rising 37 places from the 2009 ranking.  The program’s overall success in the Bloomberg Businessweek ranking underscores the quality of our faculty and curriculum, as well as VSB’s dedication to providing high-quality service to our students. VSB is known for its teaching excellence, relevant research, academic rigor, superior faculty, state-of-the-art learning facilities, and the integration of ethics and service into curricular and extracurricular experiences.

 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. 

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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 five colleges—the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing and the Villanova University School of Law. As students grow intellectually, Villanova prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.