Yale | Mr. Steelmaker To Consultant
GMAT 760, GPA 3.04/4.0
Harvard | Mr. Consulting To Emerging Markets Banking
GRE 130, GPA 3.6 equivalent
Chicago Booth | Mr. Overrepresented Indian Engineer
GMAT 740, GPA 8.78/10
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Indian Quant
GMAT 745, GPA 9.6 out of 10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Food & Education Entrepreneur
GMAT 720, GPA 4.0
NYU Stern | Mr. Development
GMAT 690, GPA 2.5
Harvard | Mr. Standard Military
GMAT 700, GPA 3.74
Harvard | Ms. Gay Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Comeback Kid
GMAT 770, GPA 2.8
Harvard | Mr. International Oil
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. Lieutenant To Consultant
GMAT 760, GPA 3.7
Duke Fuqua | Mr. IB Back Office To Front Office/Consulting
GMAT 640, GPA 2.8
Tuck | Mr. Infantry Officer To MBA
GRE 314, GPA 3.4
Rice Business | Mr. Future Energy Consultant
GRE Received a GRE Waiver, GPA 3.3
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Campaigns To Business
GMAT 750, GPA 3.19
MIT Sloan | Mr. Special Forces
GMAT 720, GPA 3.82
Columbia | Mr. Fingers Crossed
GMAT 730, GPA 3.2
Harvard | Ms. Egyptian Heritage
GRE 320, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. Investor & Operator (2+2)
GMAT 720, GPA 3.85
Harvard | Ms. Harvard Hopeful
GMAT 750, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mrs. Nebraska
GMAT 740, GPA 3.77
Harvard | Mr. Sovereign Wealth Fund
GMAT 730, GPA 3.55
Kellogg | Ms. Big4 M&A
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
INSEAD | Mr. Big Chill 770
GMAT 770, GPA 3-3.2
Stanford GSB | Ms. Engineer In Finance – Deferred MBA
GRE 332, GPA 3.94
Stanford GSB | Mr. Consultant To Analytics
GMAT 760, GPA 3.64
MIT Sloan | Mr. Good Luck Bud
GMAT 710, GPA 3.27

How Online MBAs Rate The Degree’s Career Impact

How does the online MBA progress your career?

It might be the most core and central question to someone considering the degree. So each year as part of our ranking of online MBA programs, we ask recent graduates eight questions about their career results from the program and their satisfaction with the career services and resources offered to them through the online MBA program.

The answers to these questions are revealing. At only 16 of 52 programs, for example, did 50% or more of the graduates gain promotions as a direct result of studying for their MBA online. Three business schools really delivered on this front: Graduates of the online offerings at Carnegie Mellon, Santa Clara University and Rice University recorded the highest likelihood of promotion: In excess of 70%, with Carnegie Mellon at the 76% level, well above the 40% median for the programs.

Salary increases were more prevalent, with half or more of the graduates from 33 programs reporting that they received a salary bump as a result of their online MBA degrees. MBAs from Rice, the University of North Texas and Carnegie Mellon led this category with eight of every ten graduates from Rice and North Texas having received raises. The median was 55%.


Click through the questions and pages below to see how each of the 52 schools did this year.

Did you gain a promotion as a result of the online MBA program?

Did your salary increase as a result of the online MBA program?

If you did work with a career coach and/or mentor as part of the online MBA program, please rate your satisfaction with that service.

Please rate your satisfaction with the career services office associated with your online MBA program.

To what extent did you achieve your PRIMARY reason for obtaining an online MBA degree?

To what extent did you achieve your SECONDARY reason for obtaining an online MBA?

Were you able to create a network of contacts as a result of the program?

Please rate your level of satisfaction with your new network in terms of how valuable it is to you for encouragement, support, and career opportunities.

More About Poets&Quants’ 2022 Online MBA Ranking

The Complete Ranking: How each of 52 of the best online MBAs place 

Evaluating Each Online Program: How Online MBA Students Rate Their Programs

What Online MBA Students Get: How Online MBA Students Rate Their Degree’s Career Impact

Gaining Admissions: Acceptance Rates For The Top Online MBA Programs

What It Takes To Get In: Average GMATs, GREs and GPAs At Top Online MBA Programs