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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, and GS Global MBA RankingsPlus additional rankings and recognitions for Rochester Institute of Technology.

The Princeton Review

Top 50 Online MBA Programs of 2021

Saunders ranked #17 in the top 50 online MBA programs in a Princeton Review list. Learn more about our Online Executive MBA program. 

Best Business Schools of 2021

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"  list. Learn more about our graduate business programs.

Please visit RIT Rankings and Recognition for more Rochester Institute of Technology ranking information.

US News & World Report

Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2021

Saunders College of Business is #1 in Western NY, ranking #67 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.

Best Online MBA Programs, 2021

Saunders College of Business at RIT ranks #20 in the U.S. News & World Report edition of Best Online MBA Programs.

Learn more about our Executive Education Program.

Best Graduate Schools, MBA Specialties, 2022

Saunders College of Business at RIT ranks #16 in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 edition of Best Graduate School Rankings for MBA Specialties in Business Analytics. Learn more about our Business Analytics programs.

Learn more about our MBA program.

Best Graduate Schools, Full-Time MBA, 2022

Saunders College of Business at RIT ranks #90 in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 edition of Best Graduate School Rankings among graduate business schools in America. Learn more about our Graduate Programs.

Learn more about our Full-time MBA program.

Please visit RIT Rankings and Recognition for more Rochester Institute of Technology ranking information.

College Factual

The Management Information Systems (MIS) program at Saunders College ranks #3 nationally for Best Colleges and #5 for Best Value Colleges for Management Information Systems in the Middle Atlantic Region by College Factual in 2021.

2021 College Factual MIS Ranking2021 College Factual MIS Ranking

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.

2019 College Factual Computer Software Ranking     2019 College Factual Computer and Information Sciences Ranking

Bloomberg Businessweek

Best U.S. Business Schools 2020

Saunders College ranks #93 on Bloomberg Businessweek's list of best U.S. business schools with full-time MBA programs. Learn more about our MBA program.

Poets & Quants

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.

The Top 100 Business Schools of 2020-2021
Poets & Quants has ranked Saunders College of Business among the nation's top 100 business schools at #95. Learn more about our MBA program.

Best Undergraduate Business Programs of 2021

Poets & Quants ranks Saunders College of Business #58 among Best Undergraduate Business Programs with a strong outcome at #26 in Employment Outcomes.

The Financial Engineer (TFE) Times

2021 Top Graduate Schools and Programs

The TFE Times 2021 ranked Saunders College of Business in five categories for top graduate schools and programs in North America. Learn more about our nationally ranked programs:


Eduniversal - Best-Masters

2019 Best Masters & MBA Rankings2019 Eduniversal Best Masters & MBA 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. 

View a summary of Saunders College 2019 Eduniversal Rankings.

CEO Magazine

CEO Magazine has released its 2021 Global MBA Rankings, in which Saunders College of Business MBA program ranked as a Tier One Global MBA program. The Online Executive MBA program ranks #31 globally and the Executive MBA program ranks #50 globally. Learn more about our Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programs

Online MBA Report (OMBAR)

The Online Executive MBA program through Saunders College of Business at RIT made the 2019 rankings for Online MBA Report as:

Learn more about our Online Executive MBA program.

QS Global MBA Rankings

Saunders College of Business at RIT was recognized in the QS 2020 Business Masters Rankings for Finance. These rankings cover schools from dozens of countries world-wide, with more schools in more markets than any other rankings provider. 

QS World University Rankings

Saunders College of Business at RIT was recognized in the QS World University Rankings: Masters in Supply Chain Management Rankings 2021. These rankings cover the world's top universities by region and subject.

Additional Rankings for Rochester Institute of Technology

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.