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Providence College MBA Program Makes Significant Move Upward on US News and World Report’s List of Top Graduate Schools

For Immediate Release: March 20, 2018

Only Graduate School Ranked in RI

March 20, 2018–U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today released its list of the country’s Best Graduate Schools for 2019. Providence College’s MBA program moved to 118th in the country for 2019. That is a jump of 48 spots from 166 in 2018. US News and World Report developed these rankings to help prospective students identify programs that support their professional growth and career needs. Providence College is the only RI school to make the list in this category.

Founded in 1917, Providence College is the only college or university in the United States administered by the Dominican Friars. The Catholic, liberal arts college has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 4,000 students and offers degrees in 50 academic majors. Since 1997, Providence College consistently has been ranked among the top five regional universities in the North according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”


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