The 1-MBA cohorts traveled to California this year to visit major tech companies and engage with industry thought leaders for their course studying societal shifts.

The 1-MBA cohorts traveled to California this year to visit major tech companies and engage with industry thought leaders for their course studying societal shifts.

Lehigh’s 1-MBA Program Jumps Up 32 Spots in U.S. News Rankings

The new ranking is the largest gain of any business school in its category.

Lehigh's College of Business 1-MBA program gained 32 places to raise its rank to 66th in the 2024 U.S. News ranking of the best full-time MBA programs in the United States. This is the largest jump this year for any business school in this category.

“The momentum of the 1-MBA program is something we have been witnessing at Lehigh for years,” said Kevin Ezzell, senior director of graduate recruitment and admissions. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work of students, faculty, alumni and staff connected with our program.”

“This is an outstanding achievement for a program that’s less than seven years old,” said Georgette Chapman Phillips, the Kevin L. and Lisa A. Clayton Dean of the College of Business. “The marketplace is responding to our cross-disciplinary approach, focused on experiential learning.

Lehigh’s 1-MBA program is the only one-year AACSB accredited full-time MBA program in the Lehigh Valley. The program attracts students both locally and internationally. The 1-MBA program also offers competitive scholarship packages to highly qualified applicants.

The application for the June 2024 program closes on April 15. The application for the June 2025 program opens on Sept. 1. For additional information about the Lehigh University 1-MBA, FLEX MBA (part-time/online), or other specialty business master’s degrees, contact business@lehigh.edu.

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