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Drake University ranks among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

Drake University’s online business and education graduate programs have ranked among the top in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Online Programs rankings.

The rankings assessed more than 350 schools and measured overall academic quality based on a variety of factors, such as student engagement, faculty credentials, and services and technologies.

Drake University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) ranked No. 58 in Best Online MBA Programs, moving up 22 spots from 2022 and claiming the top spot in the state over the University of Iowa at No. 73.

Drake’s Master of Science in Education (MSE) placed No. 43 on the list of Best Online Master’s in Education Programs, tying with the University of Northern Iowa. The program moved up 32 spots from 2022.

Drake University’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) ranked No. 95 in Best Online Master’s in Business Programs, again leading the way among Iowa schools. Iowa State University was second on the list among Iowa colleges and universities at No. 100.

“We are proud of the fact that we have some of the best online programs in the nation,” said Christina Trombley, executive director of Drake’s online programming. “Our online graduate programs continue to rise in the rankings which reflect the unmatched value of a Drake education. As our online portfolio continues to grow, we will remain focused on delivering the same exceptional academic quality Drake University has always been known for.”

Drake University currently offers eight online graduate degrees, two online undergraduate degrees, and several online credit certificates in a convenient, flexible format. For more information on Drake’s online programs, visit

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