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

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was recognized among the top Part-Time MBA programs in the nation in the 2015 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking, placing #12 in the US. Villanova’s Part Time MBA program placed first within the Greater Philadelphia Region.

The program’s sustained ranking in the top 20 since 2011 speaks to the dedication and quality held by our faculty, staff, and student services teams. VSB is known for its teaching excellence, scholarly research, academic rigor, and the integration of ethics and service into curricular and extracurricular experiences.

“This achievement is a reflection of the quality of our students and our academic programs. This success can be claimed by our community of faculty, staff, students and alumni for their part in contributing to our continued improvement and innovation across the student experience. The quality of our MBA program is reflected in our students’ satisfaction and ultimately the success of our alumni,” said Michael Capella, PhD, Associate Dean of Graduate and Executive Business Programs.

Villanova's Part-Time MBA curriculum emphasizes strong core business knowledge, applied, cross-functional learning, corporate social responsibility and a global mindset.  

The annual Bloomberg Businessweek Part-Time MBA ranking is based on measures of student satisfaction, as well as alumni reflections on their MBA experience and how the degree has impacted their careers.

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The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is ranked #24 in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek and has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to six Centers or Institutes of Excellence (the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights, the Center for Church Management & Business Ethics and the Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Institute) with each center and institute designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and teaching opportunities for business faculty. 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