UNC Charlotte MBA Ranks as Tier One MBA for the Sixth Year in a Row

CEO Magazine Tier One Global MBA UNC Charlotte Badge
Monday, May 17, 2021
CEO Magazine recognizes UNC Charlotte’s MBA as one of the top in world.

As graduates of UNC Charlotte MBA Class of 2021 accept their degrees during the 50th anniversary of the program, the program has once again been recognized among the top in the world by CEO Magazine.

The MBA through the Belk College of Business was named a “Tier 1 Global” program in the newly released 2021 CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings. This is the sixth consecutive year UNC Charlotte has received the ranking for its part-time program.

Badges with Facts and Rankings about the UNC Charlotte MBA

"Using a ranking system entirely geared and weighted towards fact-based criteria, CEO Magazine aims to cut through the noise and provide potential students with a performance benchmark," noted CEO Magazine.

CEO Magazine’s rankings methodology prioritizes:

  • Quality of faculty: 34.95%
  • International diversity: 9.71%
  • Class size: 9.71%
  • Accreditation: 8.74%
  • Faculty to student ratio: 7.76%
  • Price: 5.83%
  • International Exposure: 4.85%
  • Work Experience: 4.85%
  • Professional Development: 4.85%
  • Gender Parity: 4.85%
  • Delivery methods: 3.8%

The rankings feature 333 MBA, executive MBA and online MBA programs from 27 countries.

UNC Charlotte consistently places among top part-time MBA programs in the nation. The MBA also is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report and was featured in The Princeton Review's Best Business Schools list for top on-campus MBA programs.

UNC Charlotte’s determination to provide the best experience and education for its
high-caliber students and top-ranked faculty. To meet the needs of future students during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UNC Charlotte MBA is waiving the GMAT/GRE entrance exam requirements for Summer and Fall 2021 admissions.

Green and Gold Drive Business
The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte has been driving business for more than 50 years. Established in 1970, the college offers business education programs at the undergraduate, master’s, doctoral and executive levels. The Belk College is one of the Carolinas’ largest business schools, with more than 4,600 students, over 100 full-time faculty, and more than 33,000 alumni. Accredited by AACSB International, the college is committed to building strong partnerships in the greater Charlotte region and beyond as North Carolina's urban research business school. Learn more about how the Belk College is driving business at
belkcollege.charlotte.edu, and on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Seltzer Starter Kristin Cagney '19