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Points of Pride

Nationally Recognized

The University of Scranton is committed to providing excellent and rigorous graduate education through programs that will prepare you for careers. Students focus on their fields of specialization under the guidance of our top-notch faculty and benefit from our state-of-the-art technology and other resources.

Many of our graduate programs are nationally recognized for their quality and affordability:

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  • U.S. News & World Report’sBest Colleges” has ranked The University of Scranton among the 10 top master's universities in the North for 29 consecutive years. In the most recent edition, Scranton was No. 5.
  • In U.S. News & World Report's 2023 edition of "Best Graduate Schools," Scranton's MBA specialty in accounting ranked No. 14 in the nation, tying with Harvard University, Arizona State University and Ohio State University in the U.S. News full-time MBA program ranking. Scranton’s MBA specialty programs in business analytics ranked No. 29 and finance ranked No. 34 in America in the ranking published by U.S. News online March 29.
  • Our MBA program was ranked among the top 15 in the nation for general management by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.
  • Our master’s in health administration (MHA) program ranked No. 1 in the nation for full-time enrolled students in a list published by Modern Healthcare, a health care business weekly magazine, and our online MHA program was ranked No. 2 in the nation by College Choice.
  • In its 2022 “Best Graduate Schools" guidebook, U.S. News & World Report ranked several of The University of Scranton’s master’s degree programs among the best in the nation:
    Production and Operations Management (22) Rehabilitation Counseling (32)
    Management Information Systems (20) Health Care Management (46)
    Finance (36) Physical Therapy (137)
    Accounting (28) Occupational Therapy (68)
    Part-time MBA (95) Nurse Anesthesia (65)
  • Scranton's online Master's in Accountancy program was named Best in the Nation by Best Colleges, an independent online higher education resource.
  • Ranked #3 in the Nation for online Master of Accountancy Programs for 2022 by
  • Listed among Top 15 online Master of Accountancy programs with the Best CPA Exam First-Time Pass Rates by
  • U.S. News & World Report’s  2022 "Best Online Programs" ranked the University’s online master's degree in business (excluding MBA) at No. 55 and its online MBA program at 98 in the nation. U.S. News also ranked Scranton at No. 65 in the country for “Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans.”
  • Our MBA in health care management program is ranked No. 25 by in a list of the most affordable online master’s in healthcare management programs in the nation.  Scranton’s program stood out in both quality and affordability.
  • Scranton's graduate nursing program was recently ranked No. 88 and its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) US News badge for Best Grad School - Nursing badge program was ranked No. 113 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report  in its 2022 "Best Graduate Schools."
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