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NKU Haile College of Business

Feb. 15, 2023 - Northern Kentucky University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has been ranked among the best in the United States, according to a new report by U.S. News and World Report. 

This is the fourth consecutive year that the online MBA program at the Haile College of Business appears in this ranking. The Haile College of Business achieved its goal of a Top-100 ranking in the United States by 2023, reaching No. 99. 

"The U.S. News & World Report rankings are the gold standard of programs' rankings," Dr. Hassan R. HassabElnaby, dean of the Haile College of Business and professor of accounting, said. "The criteria used in the ranking ensures NKU continues to provide a top-quality, well-rounded MBA education that equips our graduates with the skills and tools crucial to succeed in today's interconnected global environment." 

U.S. News and World Report considered several criteria in the rankings, including engagement, expert opinion, faculty credentials and training, services and technologies, and student excellence. 

In addition, NKU’s online MBA program was also ranked as one of the best for veterans, ranking No. 65 in the country, up from No. 88 in the 2022 rankings. 

To learn more about the Haile College of Business, including the online MBA program, click HERE.

About NKU: Founded in 1968, NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of over 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Kentucky and bustling downtown Cincinnati. We are a regionally engaged university committed to empowering our students to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives. While we are one of the fastest-growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit