Duquesne University’s MBA Surges in ‘U.S. News’ Rankings

The Professional MBA program in the Duquesne University Palumbo-Donahue School of Business experienced a 41-spot upsurge in U.S. News and World Report's newly released 2019 Best Graduate School rankings. The program is ranked No. 125 out of 213 programs in the Part-Time MBA category. 

"We're very gratified to learn that are Professional MBA program soared in the 2019 U.S. News rankings," said Dr. Dean McFarlin, dean of the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. "We recently redesigned the curriculum to provide more career-relevant impact and skill development through capstone-to-cornerstone experiences, where students can tackle real challenges for corporate clients. As more students learn about this outstanding program, I expect our reputation will continue to grow in the years ahead."

U.S. News ranked the School of Law at No. 119 overall, marking an eight-spot jump from last year. In addition, the part-time law program was ranked No. 46 and the legal writing program was ranked No. 22.

Other schools and graduate programs ranked by U.S. News this year include:

The School of Nursing

  • No. 72, master's program
  • No. 86, Doctor of Nursing Practice

The School of Education

  • No. 150, overall

The Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

  • No. 154, Department of Chemistry
  • No. 218, Department of Biological Sciences.

"Prospective students can choose from a range of options to continue their education," said Anita Narayan, managing editor of education at U.S. News and World Report. "The graduate school rankings and data are a great starting point for applicants to find the program that's the best fit for them academically and financially."

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim. 

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