MBA and Business School Rankings

The USD School of Business features ranked undergraduate and graduate business degree programs.

The Financial Times Ranks the School of Business Full-Time MBA Program in Top 100 in the World

The School of Business is ranked by the Financial Times in the 2016 Top Global MBA rankings. The School of Business is ranked 28th (up from 33rd) in the U.S. and 59th (up from 66th) in the world. The School of Business was ranked highly in value for the money (56th), international student experiences (32nd) and career placement success (20th). In 2015, the School of Business was also ranked third in the world for MBA programs in entrepreneurship by the Financial Times based on the percentage of graduates who created their own company, the percentage of companies still operating at the end of 2014, whether it was their main source of income and how the school and the alumni network helped set things up. Of the School of Business alumni surveyed by the Financial Times, 34 percent had started their own businesses. 

Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News Rank the School of Business Part-Time MBA Among the Top in the Country

The School of Business Part-Time MBA is ranked first in San Diego, third in the state of California and 13th in the United States, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s latest list of the top part-time MBA programs. the School of Business has been ranked in the top 20 since 2011, and was previously in the top 30, starting in 2009. The School of Business Part-Time MBA program is also ranked 97th in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's Best Business Schools 2017. 

Forbes Ranks USD as One of America's Most Entrepreneurial Research Universities

The ranking was based on alumni and students who identified themselves as founders or business owners on LinkedIn. The University of San Diego was ranked number 48. 

Poets & Quants Ranks the University of San Diego School of Business MBA Among Top 100

For the first time, the MBA program in the University of San Diego School of Business has been ranked by Poets & Quants (P&Q). The MBA program is ranked #76 in the United States. The P&Q rankings are compiled through a combination of the most influential rankings: U.S. News & World ReportForbes,Bloomberg BusinessweekThe Financial Times and The Economist

América Economia Ranks the School of Business MBA Program 

In 2016, América Economia ranked the School of Business MBA program number 28 in the world based on a survey that measured the multicultural experiences and diversity of our students and faculty; the potential network for those who are from Latin America; student selectivity; our international positioning (using other rankings); and our emphasis on innovation. 

U.S. News Ranks the School of Business Number Seven for Best Online Graduate Business Programs 

The School of Business is ranked number seven (tied) for Best Online Graduate Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA) by U.S. News & World Report

Online Accounting Degrees Highly Ranks MTAX

The Master's in Taxation in the School of Business was ranked number 36 among similar programs in the United States, based on CPA exam pass rates, early career salary, student appeal and average cost. The editors noted that the school's faculty work continually to ensure the curriculum is up to date and relevant for the current business climate.

GraduatePrograms.com and Business Insider Rank the School of Business #12 for Networking and Quality

The School of Business is ranked number 12 in the nation for Best Business Schools for Networking and Best Quality of Education. For the networking ranking, Graduateprograms.com surveyed more than 10,000 current and former business school students about their programs to find which places offer the strongest networks—schools where students have strong peer, faculty and alumni networking connections and opportunities, even after graduating. For the quality ranking, GraduatePrograms.com surveyed more than 13,000 current and former business school students about their programs to find which places offer the best quality education—schools where students have access to relevant, interesting and challenging courses taught by qualified professors.

Undergraduate Program Ranked in the top 60 by Bloomberg Businessweek

The School of Business is ranked 53rd in the nation in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 list of the top undergraduate business programs. The School of Business has made the top-60 list for nine  years, and is the fourth highest west coast school in the ranking. The School of Business is also ranked #114 by U.S. News & World Report (2016). 

U.S. News Ranks MS Supply Chain Management Among Top 10 Graduate Business Programs

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the School of Business master's degree program in supply chain management as one of the top 10 online graduate business programs in the country. The School of Business supply chain management program is ranked 9th in the nation in 2016 in the list of more than 130 programs. The program was ranked 9th in 2015 as well, jumping five spots from the 2014 ranking of 14th. The master’s program to train professionals in advanced techniques to efficiently design, produce and deliver goods and services received high marks in the rankings criteria of faculty credentials and training and student engagement. Other criteria included admissions selectivity, peer reputation and student services and technology.

Princeton Review Ranks USD Highly for Women’s Opportunities and Green MBAs

The School of Business MBA program made two top-ten lists in the 2016 edition of the Princeton Review Guide to the Best Business Schools. The School of Business ranked #2 on the Greatest Opportunities for Women list and was also ranked #6 for Best Green MBA. Both lists are based on an analysis of survey responses from more than 20,000 students at the top 295 MBA programs in the country. The School of Business MBA program has also been ranked on the Princeton Review’s top-ten campus environment list in four of the past five years.

The School of Business Ranks #28 in the Military Times Survey of the Best Business Schools for Military Veterans

The School of Business ranked #28 for graduate business programs and #84 for undergraduate, out of 140 business schools across the country in the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools survey rankings. The new ranking brings attention to the importance of a graduate business degree for veterans interested in transferring their leadership skills and work ethic from the military to the business world.