GWSB Online MBA Program Ranked Among Best Worldwide

Washington, D.C. (February 23, 2016) — The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) online master of business administration (MBA) program was judged as one of the best in the world in a recent ranking of distance-learning programs released today by QS Quacquarelli Symonds. The London-based higher and business education analysts ranked GWSB’s online MBA program 12th worldwide and fourth in the United States.

“Online learning is a rapidly growing area in post-graduate education, and the GW School of Business has been at the forefront in its use of technology to develop and deliver academically rigorous, innovative educational programming for its growing number of distance-learning students,” GWSB Dean Linda A. Livingstone said.  “Our consistently strong showing in such rankings is solid evidence of our commitment and success.”

The methodology for the QS Distance Online MBA Rankings focused on 18 indicators in six key areas for each school: student quality, establishment in the online MBA market, faculty and teaching, class experience, and diversity. The complete results of the QS online rankings are available at


About the George Washington University School of Business

GW’s School of Business is an international leader in education and research, which prides itself on training future leaders to be global problem solvers and socially responsible managers. The school leverages its prime location—in the heart of Washington—by attracting visiting scholars and leaders in the business community to work, teach and engage with students on campus.  The depth and variety of its academic and professional programs, including five specialized master’s programs, provide rich opportunities for academic engagement and career development for students in the school’s core Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and doctoral programs.