Rankings & Recognitions
Saunders College of Business and the Rochester Institute of Technology regularly receive top rankings for several determinants of student success. See Saunders College rankings and recognition below from the likes of The Princeton Review, US News & World Report, USA Today College Factual, Bloomberg Businessweek, Poets & Quants, TFE (The Financial Engineer) Times, Eduniversal, CEO Magazine, OnlineMBAPage.com and GS Global MBA Rankings. Plus additional rankings and recognitions for Rochester Institute of Technology.
Top 25 Online MBA Programs of 2020
Saunders ranked #8 in the top 25 online MBA programs in a Princeton Review list, earning Top 10 placements since the inception of the Princeton Review's comprehensive rankings of online MBA programs in 2015. Learn more about our Online Executive MBA program.
Best Business Schools of 2020
Saunders College of Business is an outstanding graduate business school, according to The Princeton Review. The company has included the college in its "Best Business Schools" and "Best Business Schools (Northeast)" lists. Learn more about our graduate business programs.
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Best Graduate Schools, Full-Time MBA, 2021
Saunders College of Business at RIT ranks #89 in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 edition of Best Graduate School Rankings among graduate business schools in America. Learn more about our Graduate Programs.
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Best Graduate Schools, MBA Specialties, 2021
Saunders College of Business at RIT ranks #29 out of 33 in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 edition of Best Graduate School Rankings for MBA Specialties in Business Analytics. Learn more about our Business Analytics programs.
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Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2020
Saunders College of Business is #1 in Western NY, ranking #66 nationally for undergraduate business programs in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings. These rankings are based upon assessment of business school leaders and considers the quality of the programs, faculty and facilities.
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The Management Information Systems (MIS) program at Saunders College ranks #6 nationally by College Factual in 2020, the previous data provider chosen for the USA Today College Guide.
This ranking is further supported by RIT's strength in technology, as demonstrated by the high rankings of RIT programs in Computer Software & Applications and Computer and Information Sciences, nationally ranked #1 and #3 respectively. Also, Saunders International Business major ranked #61 nationally.
The Top Online MBA Programs of 2020
Saunders College of Business continues to climb the ranks, breaking into the Top 10 online MBA programs by Poets & Quants. Out of the top online MBA programs, it is the #1 online executive MBA program in the nation. In addition, the program earned a perfect score in the "Total Experience" category, and the top score in the "Career Outcomes" category. Learn more about our Online Executive MBA program.
Best Undergraduate Business Programs of 2020
Saunders College of Business ranks #92 among Poets & Quants Best Undergraduate Business Programs.
2020 Top Graduate Schools and Programs
The TFE Times 2020 ranked Saunders College of Business in five categories for top graduate schools and programs in North America. Learn more about our nationally ranked programs:
- #48 Best Masters of Accounting Programs
- #23 Best Masters of Finance Programs
- #29 Best Masters of Financial Engineering Programs
- #15 Best Masters of Management Programs
- #96 Best MBA Program Rankings
The Eduniveral Best Masters Ranking offers a detailed assessment of Masters and MBA programs globally. Designed to help prospective students discover the best options for their graduate studies, Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings assesses individual master courses worldwide, in which Saunders College ranked among various categories.
- #21 in Best Masters in General Management, with our MS in Management program
- #21 in Best Masters in Human Resource Management, with our MS in Human Resource Development program
- #25 in Best Masters in Hospitality Management, with our MS in Hospitality & Tourism Management program
- #25 in Best Masters in Leadership, with our MS in Service Leadership & Innovation program
- #27 in Best Masters in Accounting, with our MS in Accounting program
- #27 in Best Masters in Information Systems Management, with our MS in Business Analytics program
- #31 in Best Masters in Corporate Finance, with our MS in Finance program
- #36 in Best MBA, Full Time, with our full-time Masters of Business Administration program
- #43 in Best Executive MBA, with our EMBA program
- #51 in Best MBA, Part Time, with our part-time Masters of Business Administration program
- #92 in Best Masters in Financial Markets, with our MS in Computational Finance program
View a summary of Saunders College 2019 Eduniversal Rankings.
CEO Magazine has released its 2020 Global MBA Rankings, in which Saunders College of Business Executive MBA program ranked as a Tier One Global Executive MBA program. The Online Executive MBA program ranks #48 globally and the online MBA program ranks #24 globally. Learn more about our Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programs.
The Online Executive MBA program through Saunders College of Business at RIT made the 2019 rankings for Online MBA Report as:
- #12 in the "Top 25 Private Online MBA Programs in the US"
- #17 in the "Top 25 Online MBA Programs on the East Coast"
- #4 in the "Top 5 Online MBA Programs in New York"
- #4 in the "Top 10 Online EMBA Programs Across the U.S."
Learn more about our Online Executive MBA program.
Don’t just take our word for it. RIT's reputation as one of the world’s top universities has been acknowledged by many leading college guides, industry, and internationally respected publications. And among private universities, RIT graduates the second highest number of STEM undergraduate students in the U.S.
Saunders College is located at the hub of RIT, granting access to the resources of a large technical University and courses at any of the nine colleges on campus. With students from all disciplines sitting next to you in your business courses, it allows for a truly dynamic culture where diverse ideas and career-long relationships are formed and grow.
As you search for the right university, consider what others have to say about RIT. Visit RIT Rankings and Recognition for more Rochester Institute of Technology ranking information.