BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Best College Values has published a ranking of "50 Best Value Online Master's of Business Administration 2017." ( Best College Values is a website that provides prospective undergraduate and graduate students with resources that highlight where to find value in education. According to Best College Values, degree programs that strike a balance between a good reputation, low tuition rates, and a high return on investment, are places where students can expect to find the best value. The website's ranking take these factors into account when creating their rankings so that students can make well-informed decisions about where to pursue their education.

The 50 schools in this ranking were selected from a pool of over 200 regionally accredited institutions that carry a reputation for high quality MBA programs according to one or more national publications such as US News & World Report.

Placing first in this ranking is The University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, takes the second spot, and James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, places third.

Other colleges and universities that made the ranking are listed below in alphabetical order.

Ball State University - Muncie, Indiana

California Baptist University - Riverside, California

Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Clarkson University - Potsdam, New York

Creighton University - Omaha, Nebraska

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach, Florida

Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida

Georgia College & State University - Milledgeville, Georgia

Georgia Southern University - Statesboro, Georgia

Kansas State University - Manhattan, Kansas

Longwood University - FarmVille, Virginia

Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Marist College - Poughkeepsie, New York

Mississippi State University - Starkville, Mississippi

Missouri University of Science & Technology - Rolla, Missouri

North Carolina State University - Raleigh, North Carolina

Northeastern University - Boston, Massachusetts

Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Oklahoma

Pennsylvania State University World Campus - University Park, Pennsylvania

Robert Morris University - Chicago, Illinois

Southern Utah University - Cedar City, Utah

Stevens Institute of Technology - Hoboken, New Jersey

SUNY College - Oswego, New York

Tennessee Technological University - Cookeville, Tennessee

University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona

University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colorado

University of Delaware - Newark, Delaware

University of Florida - Gainesville, Florida

University of Kansas - Lawrence, Kansas

University of Maryland - College Park, Maryland

University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts - Lowell, Massachusetts

University of Mississippi - Oxford, Mississippi

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska

University of Nevada - Reno, Nevada

University of New Hampshire - Durham, New Hampshire

University of North Dakota - Grand Forks, North Dakota

University of South Dakota - Vermillion, South Dakota

University of South Florida - St. Petersburg, Florida

University of Texas - Dallas, Texas

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Wisconsin

Washington State University - Pullman, Washington

West Chester University of Pennsylvania - West Chester, Pennsylvania

Brett Gershon, site editor, says, "Hiring rates for business school graduates are the highest they have been in five years. A master's of business administration degree is still considered an essential credential for highly competitive top level positions in business." He adds, "Employers worldwide are looking for management professionals with the proven ability to identify new opportunities for innovation, improve performance, and sustain growth. MBA degree programs from recognized business schools provide these credentials. This ranking highlights reputable programs whose tuition rates and return on investment make them a great value for students." is an online resource for prospective college students seeking an education worth its cost. Best College Values strives to provide the most comprehensive and rigorously researched set of online resources on the intersections of college affordability, educational quality, and educational outcomes so that individuals pursuing higher education can find the best college at the best price.

Brett Gershon, editor
Best College Values
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