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U.S. News 2024 Best Online Program Rankings – Up, Up, Up!

Online business degrees at Boise State University climbed the 2024 rankings of best online programs released by U.S. News & World Report. The College of Business and Economics (COBE) is pleased to have continued to climb in the respective rankings, despite tougher competition and more entrants to the market.

2024 Business Program Rankings

female student taking an online class

Online Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

    • Ranked #23 of 186 schools ranked
    • Top 12% of all ranked undergraduate business programs
    • Up 1 spot from 2023
    • #19 of public universities

Online MBA

    • Ranked #55 out of 345 schools ranked
    • Top 16% of all ranked MBA programs
    • Up 4 spots from 2023 rankings
    • #31 Best Online MBA for Veterans (up from #37 in 2023)
    • #40 of public universities

Online Master of Accountancy

    • Ranked #58 out of 213 schools ranked
    • Top 27% of all non-MBA graduate business programs
    • Up 5 spots from 2023 rankings
    • #41 of public universities

MBA graduates at commencementMarks a Trend of Excellence

These rankings mark a trend of excellence in online education at COBE, which has worked to develop its online programs over the past decade. Mark Bannister, Dean of the College of Business and Economics, sums up his pride.

“COBE’s excellence with online programs is a testament to many things: our faculty’s innovation and experimentation, our strong partnerships with Boise State Extended Studies, and our work to reach and support different audiences. Our Online Programs are a strong component of our portfolio of programs at COBE and the university.”

The ranking of #31 in Best Online MBA for Veterans reflects the college’s commitment to students with a military background. Twenty percent of online MBA students at Boise State are affiliated with the military and the program offers a scholarship to current or previous active-duty, reserve military or Army National Guard members and their spouses to reduce barriers to completing earning an MBA.

Overall, COBE’s online programs benefit students from a wide variety of backgrounds. By offering degrees online, the college can provide a flexible and affordable education from the same world-class faculty that teach in-person classes.

U.S. News & World Report is regarded as a global authority in education rankings, evaluating institutions based on several key factors, including academic and career support services, student engagement and faculty credentials. Their rankings help prospective students to evaluate programs based on factors such as faculty credentials, student experience and data about each university’s educational outcomes.