Five Virginia schools ranked among best online MBA programs
Five Virginia schools are ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top 100 colleges offering online MBA programs.
The group includes James Madison University in Harrisonburg, which tied with three schools at No. 12; George Mason University in Fairfax also tied with three others at No. 36; Longwood University in Farmville and Regent University in Virginia tied with two other colleges at No. 78; and Liberty University in Lynchburg tied with three other schools at No. 93.
Overall, schools' ranks are based on five general categories: student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology.
U.S. News sent statistical questionnaires to regionally accredited public, private and for-profit institutions that granted master's degrees in business.