Online business education and career guide Top Management Degrees ( has published a meta-ranking of the 50 best online MBA programs ( The University of North Carolina at Chael Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School was the highest ranked NC school, coming in at number 11.

North Carolina State University’s Raleigh Poole College of Management landed at number 27. They were the only two NC schools that made the list.

Indiana University jBloomington Kelley School of Business topped the list.

The rankings were determined by bringing together MBA rankings from US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Financial Times, and Quacquarelli Symonds,

The ranking results of each publication were weighted the same to avoid interjecting our own subjective judgments about which ranking is better. Added to the combined ranking was the calculated ROI from the estimated program cost from GetEducated and the early career salary from PayScale.

In a separate listing, has recently released their list of the Top 15 Online Master’s of Business Administration programs, a list offering distance education students challenging, thorough, and flexible online MBA curriculums. UNC-Chapel Hill comes in 4th on its ranking, while East Carolina University in Greenville ranks 6th.

Here’s it’s top 15 list:

Below we have listed the schools that have made the Top 15 Online Master’s of Business Administration:

1.    Indiana University-Bloomington – Bloomington, IN

2.    Walden University – Minneapolis, MN

3.    Northcentral University – Prescott Valley, AZ

4.    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Chapel Hill, NC

5.    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities – Minneapolis, MN

6.    East Carolina University – Greenville, NC

7.    Liberty University – Lynchburg, VA

8.    Arizona State University – Tempe, AZ

9.    Saint Leo University – St. Leo, FL

10. Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY

11. University of Texas Dallas – Dallas, TX

12. South University – Atlanta, GA

13. Temple University – Philadelphia, PA

14. Ball State University – Muncie, IN

15. Auburn University – Auburn, AL