MaineMBA Ranked Top 100 by Fortune Magazine

The MaineMBA program at the University of Maine has been ranked #54 by Fortune in their first-ever look at the nation’s Best Online MBA degrees. This invitation-only ranking gauges the quality of online MBA programs based on four components: Program Score, Fortune 1000 score, Brand Score, and Prestige Score.

“The MaineMBA program, through the UMaine Graduate School of Business, is a remarkable collaboration between the graduate faculty at the University of Maine and the University of Southern Maine,” says Faye Gilbert, Ph.D., Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Business. “I congratulate our faculty and staff on this recognition for the quality of learning they provide.”

The MaineMBA has seen an impressive 300% growth over the past three years. “Through our partnership with the University of Southern Maine and the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center, our program continues to attract highly motivated students from across the globe,” says Jamie Ballinger, Assistant Dean for the Graduate School of Business. “This ranking is an affirmation of the high-quality MBA that we deliver.”

The MaineMBA is part of the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center. With the support of the Harold Alfond Foundation and stakeholders across the university and the business and professional community, the Maine Center is building real world relevance and a global brand and reach through focused coordination of graduate business, law, health and public policy education, and programming.

The MaineMBA is the largest graduate program within the University of Maine System. Continually accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1974, the program serves approximately 400 students. MaineMBA students have an average of nine years of professional experience in the fields of business, engineering, public administration, the arts, and medicine. The program currently has 11 concentrations that include accounting, business analytics, finance, healthcare systems, human nutrition, and sustainability.