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University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium ranked in top three percent of online MBA programs

The University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium — a partnership among UW-La Crosse, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Oshkosh and UW-Parkside — is listed in the top three percent of online master’s degree programs in business administration in the country, according to the latest ranking from U.S. News & World Report.

The UW MBA Consortium tied for No. 9 spot on the list of more than 300 programs. Schools were ranked on factors such as admissions selectivity, reputation for excellence among peer institutions and academic and career support services offered to students. Learn more about the methodology for the ranking.

The UW MBA Consortium has consistently been in the top 5 percent since U.S. News & World report created the online MBA category in 2015. And, since 2015, the number of online MBA programs appearing in the rankings has increased by 35 percent.

The UW MBA Consortium tied with Auburn University (Harbert), Pennsylvania State University World Campus and University of Mississippi for the No. 9 spot in the 2019 list. This is the highest the program ever has been ranked by the prestigious publication.

The program also tied for the No. 5 spot on the 2019 U.S. News and World Report list of Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans. These programs were measured based on factors such as affordability, accessibility and reputation, as well as financial benefits available specifically to people with military experience.

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The University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium is a unique and innovative program that provides students with the opportunity to complete their MBA degree totally online by partnering with four AACSB accredited business schools within the University of Wisconsin System. Learn more at