McKendree Ranks Among Top 25 MBA Programs With No GMAT Requirement Online

(LEBANON, Ill., October 23, 2019) — McKendree University has been ranked among the top 25 Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs with no Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirement online for 2020 by Great Value Colleges. The ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator database and Payscale.

The top 25 schools were selected and ranked based on the following:

- Tuition

- Student-to-faculty ratio

- Return on investment

- Flexibility of the program

- Online student support network

- Concentrations/specializations

- Accreditation

- “Wow” factor


“With diverse graduate degree programs in some of the most highly sought-after professional fields, McKendree has earned a reputation for academic excellence and dedication to helping students advance their careers,” said Dr. Darren Cross, director of the Master of Business Administration program. “We combine affordability and accessibility with a high-quality, real world education for students who pursue an online MBA here.”

McKendree’s no GRE online MBA program features optional concentrations in human resource management and cyber defense. Students enrolled in the program take core courses such as Corporate Strategy and Leadership, Customers and Competitive Advantage, Global Organizations and Management, and Stakeholder Management and Ethics. Courses are eight weeks long and hybrid options are available on the Lebanon, Ill., campus and in Radcliff, Ky.

McKendree University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and its online MBA program has received separate accreditation from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education.

The Great Value Colleges website assists students in finding the best degree, school, career options and resources for a chosen degree and career. From program rankings to degree offerings by state, it helps students get the best possible education for their money. The site addresses relevant topics, answers frequently asked questions, and offers tips and information related to the entire process.

McKendree University’s graduate program offers degrees in athletic training, education, clinical mental health counseling, business administration, nursing and criminal justice. Its online MBA, education and nursing master’s degree programs were among U.S. News’ “Best Online Programs” for 2018. Designed for adult learners and working professionals, evening and online classes are offered at the Lebanon, Ill., campus 25 miles from downtown St. Louis, and at off-site locations that include Radcliff, Ky. McKendree University is a “College of Distinction.”