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Katherine Gardner
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 11:23am
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Online Executive MBA Program Ranks #20 Globally

Saunders College of Business is proud to regularly receive high rankings for a variety of business programs. This week, Saunders College was included in the 2019 Global MBA Rankings published by CEO Magazine, a business magazine promoting excellence in the business world.

For the third year in a row, Saunders MBA programs ranked in the Tier One Global MBA Rankings. Saunders College also moved up 7 spots from last year and is now ranked #20 in the Global Online MBA Rankings. In addition, the Executive MBA program moved up 14 spots, coming in at #33 in the Global Executive MBA Rankings .

CEO Magazine creates these lists to provide a benchmark for potential students in pursuit of their ideal business program. With an emphasis on quality of faculty, CEO Magazine also considers international diversity, class size, accreditation, and faculty to student ratio in their calculations.

Recently, Saunders graduate programs were also featured in The Financial Engineer (TFE) Times 2019 Top Graduate Programs in North America. The programs featured in this year’s rankings include:

#47 Best Masters of Accounting Programs
#21 Best Masters of Finance Programs
#31 Best Masters of Financial Engineering Programs
#16 Best Masters of Management Programs
#94 Best MBA Program Rankings

For more Saunders rankings, visit the Rankings & Recognition page.


Saunders College of Business is one of nine colleges at Rochester Institute of Technology and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). Recognized and ranked internationally, Saunders is home to over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs across RIT Global Campuses in Rochester, New York, Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. Saunders College works in partnership with RIT’s entrepreneurial Venture Creations incubator and top ranked Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to integrate business education with RIT’s world-leading technical and creative programs. With nearly 19,000 alumni worldwide, Saunders College offers undergraduate (BS), Masters (MS), Masters of Business Administration (MBA), and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs where students gain real-world business experiences through a tradition of applied learning, internships and capstone programs.