Best Part-time MBA Programs

Ranked in 2017, part of Best Business Schools | Best Part-time MBA Programs Rankings Methodology

Balance a job and graduate school through a part-time MBA program. Students often take courses in the evenings and on weekends to earn their business degree. These are the top business schools for part-time MBAs.

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Rank School name Part-time score Peer assessment score (out of 5) Acceptance rate Part-time Enrollment Average GMAT score
#1
Overall Score:
University of California—​Berkeley (Haas) 

Berkeley, CA

100 4.5 47.4% 802
#2
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University of Chicago (Booth) 

Chicago, IL

98 4.7 N/A 1,366
#3Tie
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New York University (Stern) 

New York, NY

90 4.3 58.8% 1,381
#3Tie
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University of California—​Los Angeles (Anderson) 

Los Angeles, CA

90 4.2 62.6% 986
#5
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Northwestern University (Kellogg) 

Evanston, IL

87 4.5 N/A 704
#6
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University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor (Ross) 

Ann Arbor, MI

80 4.3 74.4% 430
#7Tie
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Temple University (Fox) 

Philadelphia, PA

77 3.2 60.1% 847
#7Tie
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Virginia Tech (Pamplin) 

Blacksburg, VA

77 2.9 91.8% 163
#9
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Ohio State University (Fisher) 

Columbus, OH

76 3.7 75.2% 323
#10
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University of Texas—​Austin (McCombs) 

Austin, TX

74 3.9 67.8% 459
#11Tie
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Indiana University (Kelley) 

Bloomington, IN

73 3.7 52.7% 294
#11Tie
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University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities (Carlson) 

Minneapolis, MN

73 3.6 85.7% 1,005
#13Tie
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University of Massachusetts—​Amherst (Isenberg) 

Amherst, MA

72 2.9 85.5% 1,290
#13Tie
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Wake Forest University 

Winston-Salem, NC

72 3.2 86.7% 305
#15
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Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper) 

Pittsburgh, PA

71 4.0 67.6% 143
#16Tie
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College of William and Mary (Mason) 

Williamsburg, VA

70 3.1 97.8% 183
#16Tie
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University of South Carolina (Moore) 

Columbia, SC

70 3.0 89.2% 446
#18Tie
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Georgetown University (McDonough) 

Washington, DC

68 3.7 75.7% 427
#18Tie
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University of Washington (Foster) 

Seattle, WA

68 3.5 69.9% 377
#20Tie
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Lehigh University 

Bethlehem, PA

67 2.6 76.6% 162
#20Tie
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University of Florida (Hough) 

Gainesville, FL

67 3.4 63.2% 373
#20Tie
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University of Southern California (Marshall) 

Los Angeles, CA

67 3.8 79.9% 440
#20Tie
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University of Texas—​Dallas 

Richardson, TX

67 3.0 50.5% 728
#24
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Rice University (Jones) 

Houston, TX

66 3.5 72.8% 310
#25Tie
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Emory University (Goizueta) 

Atlanta, GA

65 3.7 69.5% 256

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