U.S. News & World Report ranks UMassD's online undergraduate business programs among the top six percent in the U.S.
The U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Charlton College of Business's (CCB's) online bachelor’s in business programs 12th out of 214 qualifying universities, and second among all New England institutions. This marks an 18-spot leap from 2022 and places CCB within the top six percent of U.S. undergraduate online business schools.
"This recognition by the U.S. News & World Report serves as strong support of CCB’s vision to be a renowned business school, and is incredibly inspirational for our college," said John Williams, Dean of the Charlton College of Business. "CCB's mission is to offer an accessible, affordable, and excellent business education. We consider it incumbent upon us to provide the highest quality online programs to a wider audience that cannot, for numerous reasons, attend our campus."
University-wide, UMass Dartmouth's undergraduate online programs ranked 95th best out of 382 qualifying universities. The annual ranking for 2023 places UMassD among the top 25% of U.S. overall online bachelor's programs.
According to U.S. News, rankings for online bachelor's in business programs are based on engagement (35%), services and technologies (25%), faculty credentials and training (20%), and peer assessment (20%).
Ninety-six percent of undergraduate business students in the graduating class of 2022 were employed or enrolled in further study within six months of graduation, earning a mean starting salary of $62,199.