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Ashland University Online MBA ranked 35th in the world, first in region and state

Published on May 18, 2021
College of Business and Economics

05/18/2021 ASHLAND, Ohio - For the second year in a row, Ashland University’s Online Masters of Business Administration program has been ranked 35th in the world by CEO Magazine. The program also was ranked first in Northeast Ohio and in Ohio overall.

Ashland University’s Online MBA program has outranked many Ohio MBA programs, including all Northeast Ohio universities. The ranking of 35th in the world is a testament to its efforts to continuously innovate and its reputation for world-class education.

“The recognition that Ashland University’s Online MBA Program continues to receive is extremely rewarding,” said Dauch College of Business and Economics Dean Dr. Elad Granot. “We take great pride in knowing that our students are receiving a world-class education that will set them up for career success. In an effort to continuously improve our programs and provide a world-class MBA, we are working toward accreditation from (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).”

Ashland University’s Online MBA is known for its high return on investment, as surveyed alumni report an average 46 percent salary increase. Ashland MBA alumni realize a more immediate payoff from their investment in higher education.

Ashland University’s Online MBA program is extremely flexible. Students can enroll from anywhere, choose a personalized coursework pace, and select from more than 12 specializations or create a customized specialization. Ashland University’s Online MBA offers rolling admissions and candidates can still enroll in classes beginning in July or August. Students who choose the one-year MBA option will graduate in May 2022.

For more information, contact the MBA programs office at 419-289-5214 or

Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.eduoffers each of its student constituencies The Ashland Promise, including “teaching students how to think, not what to think”. Committed to affordability, the University now offers incoming residential freshman the Tuition Relief Scholarship, as well as a variety of new forms of financial assistance for both new and continuing students. ###