Auburn’s Harbert College of Business ranked as one of the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report

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Rising to the top. Photo via Harbert College of Business’ Facebook

Auburn University means business. Their Harbert College of Business has been making major moves and people have taken notice. Let’s take a look at how their online programs have ranked among the nation’s best according to a U.S. News & World Report annual survey.

30+ years and counting of top-notch experiences

Student in class. Photo via Harbert College of Business’ Facebook

The Harbert College of Business is Auburn University’s second largest academic unit and continuing to grow. They’ve excelled at over 30 years of providing distance learning to graduate students around the U.S. For some of us, Zoom classes became a reality just last year. That’s old news to Auburn’s business unit because they’ve been on the distance learning train long before it became a common practice for schools everywhere.

“In this dynamic and ever evolving online program space, few colleges have such a strong foundation and history of program development and recognized excellence in graduate online programs. We are honored to have our programs again be recognized [in] U.S. News & World Report.”

Harbert College of Business Dean Annette L. Ranft for The Harbert College of Business at Auburn University

With that expertise in the digital, education space, it’s no surprise that their online programs have been recognized nationally.

Ranked among the “Top 20”

A group of Auburn students arriving back to campus last August 2020. Photo via @auburnu on Instagram.

U.S. News & World Report revealed their 2021 survey where they examined the exceptional online programs in the country. The Harbert College ranked in the top 20 in not just one, but three sectors, including:

It doesn’t stop there either. Check out what programs made it to the top 10 among the nation’s online programs:

This isn’t their first rodeo, though. The Harbert College has been ranked in the U.S. News & World Report’s top 20 list as far back as 2013. People are definitely taking notice and it shows in the numbers of their record breaking enrollment in 2020.

“The Harbert College continues to be a destination school. We can see that from the increase in enrollment and newly minted Auburn MBA graduates. Our dedicated team of faculty and professional staff continue to exceed expectations in their care and support for our students and continue the tradition of welcoming new Auburn Family members with open arms.”

Executive Director of Auburn Graduate Business Programs Jim Parrish for The Harbert College of Business at Auburn University

Interested in learning more about Harbert College of Business? Check out our latest on how the Executive MBA program is adding a unique twist to the classroom.

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