SUNY Poly’s Online MBA Program Ranked No. 1 in New York State

SUNY Poly’s Online MBA Program Ranked No. 1 in New York State

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Latest ranking from College Consensus compares MBA programs from both public and private higher education institutions

ALBANY, NY – SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s (SUNY Poly’s) online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program last month was ranked number one among public and private colleges and universities throughout New York State, based on its affordability, convenience, and reputation.

The latest ranking from College Consensus is a result of a national comparison of 570 online and hybrid MBA programs, placing SUNY Poly’s program ahead of three other universities within the state, with a reputation score of 100 percent, convenience score of 75 percent, and affordability score of 89.65 percent. 

“The program’s diverse curriculum is grounded in evidence-based economic, management, accounting, and finance principles,” the ranking reads. “The 48-credit hour degree incorporates the use of qualitative and quantitative analyses, robust experiential learning techniques, and design-thinking approaches.”

“SUNY Poly’s commitment to offering an affordable, convenient, and robust MBA program for students, each with their own unique lifestyle, is truly evident in these latest rankings,” said Dr. Xinjian (Arthur) Lu, SUNY Poly’s Dean of the College of Business Management. “I am thrilled our institution remains the prime choice for those wishing to further their business education through SUNY Poly’s diverse array of programs in accounting, business, and finance.”

"College Consensus' latest rankings are a testament to the quality and convenience evident in each of SUNY Poly colleges and programs,” said Dr. Steven Schneider, SUNY Poly’s Interim Provost. “The College of Business Management clearly meets the SUNY Poly vision of providing a quality education that meets students wherever they are."

The latest ranking was announced just over a month after SUNY Poly was ranked 12th in U.S. News & World Reportin the “Best Regional Universities-North” category, 2nd in “Best Value Colleges” for Regional Universities-North, and 2nd for “Top Public Schools” Regional Universities-North.


About SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
SUNY Poly is New York’s globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem. SUNY Poly offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience and nanoengineering, as well as cutting-edge nanobioscience programs at its Albany campus, and undergraduate and graduate degrees in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, including natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences at its Utica campus; thriving athletic, recreational, and cultural programs, events, and activities complement the campus experience. As the world’s most advanced, university-driven research enterprise, SUNY Poly boasts billions of dollars in high-tech investments and hundreds of corporate partners since its inception. For information visit