Earn The MBA That Earns More


Payscale, which has compiled the world’s largest database of 54 million salary profiles, is out with its 2015-16 College Salary Report and has confirmed what many University of Delaware Lerner MBA’s know already. Lerner MBAs rank highest in Delaware in starting salaries, and third highest in the region.

Why? Because a Lerner MBA is taught by some of the best professors in the country. A faculty ranked 13th in the nation in Academic Quality; whose professors are regularly published in some of the nation’s most influential business publications; The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, MIT Sloan Management Review and the Harvard Business Review to name just a few.


And Lerner MBAs are taught at an institution that is both AACSB accredited, a ranking that only 5% of business schools worldwide receive. And, according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classification, are being taught at a Very High Research Activity University, a designation that only 3 percent of the more than 4,600 degree-granting institutions in the United States receive.

The result? The Lerner Graduate School of Business is enjoying unprecedented growth with over 1000 graduate students taught by 140 full-time faculty. And Lerner MBA graduates earn some of the highest starting pay in the region.

The future of business is being shaped at the University of Delaware. Be part of that future with a Lerner MBA.

The Lerner Part Time MBA

A Better Part-Time MBA For A Better Full-Time Career.


A great education is key to your career success. And being able to receive a great education on your schedule means you don’t have to sacrifice income and career advancement while you pursue your education. The University of Delaware part-time MBA may be the perfect fit for your educational and career needs.

Our part-time MBA is among the best in the region and the nation. Over 80% of our graduates are employed the day they graduate with starting salaries averaging over $87,000. And 75% say their UD MBA was the main reason for their career advancement.




The Ideal Combination of Educational Excellence, Value and Convenience

You’ve heard that things that seem too good to be true usually are.  But sometimes, just sometimes, there really is an opportunity that is just too good to pass up. That’s an MBA from the University of Delaware.

A world-class university, UD’s MBA program is one of the nation’s best; ranked consistently by BusinessWeek and US News among this country’s finest.

Its beautiful campus, located in the nation’s Corporate Capital, Delaware, has produced Fortune 500 business leaders and entrepreneurs creating new products and services for business in the 21st Century.

Its very accessible, with tuition rates and scholarship opportunities that make it possible for virtually anyone with the necessary talent and credentials to earn an MBA that will enhance their skills, and possibly change their future.

And it’s built on the premise that the student comes first. With numerous specializations and concentrations that let you build an MBA to meet your specific needs. Plus we offer dual MBA/MS degrees in engineering, technology, and hospitality, to name just a few.

And we can customize a learning environment that works with your life, on your schedule. Full-time on campus, full-time online, part-time and our new flexible,  hybrid program with both on-campus and online learning options.

If you’ve got the skill and the drive we can build an MBA experience that may change your life because we know that in the end it is all about you, your career and your success.

Open House / Drop-Ins

We know you have many questions about graduate business education: Why the University of Delaware? What degree is best for me? How do I get started? What can I expect? We are here to answer your questions and help you make the decision that is right for you. While the information sessions are designed for the MBA program, staff are also available to answer questions regarding all graduate and executive programs offered in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics.

Please join us to meet with admissions staff during our “Drop-in Days”. These are informal sessions where you can stop by anytime to meet one-on-one or in small groups to get answers to your specific questions.

Just Announced! 2016 Drop-In Dates!

  • Feb. 10th
  • March 2nd & 16th
  • April 6th & 20th
  • May 4th & 11th

All will be held at the New One South Main Street building in Newark, 4:30PM – 7:00PM

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New Lower Tuition Rates Make A Great MBA Even More Affordable.

UD Students

We know a great education is key to your career success. With our new, more affordable tuition rates we make a great education more accessible than ever to just about every type of student; part time, full time, in-state or outside of Delaware.

The University of Delaware Lerner MBA program is all about you. It’s about smaller classes that encourage bigger thinking. On average only 27 students per class. It’s about your own personal career coach, and one-on-one mentoring for your career. It’s about the way you want to earn your MBA: part-time, full-time or on-line.

It’s about one of the top five MBA programs in the region – ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report. It’s about the business school that places almost all of its graduates within 12 months. It’s about the MBA program that 75% of grads say is the main reason for their new job. And now our new tuition rates are just one more reason to take a good look at the University of Delaware part-time MBA, where it is all about you.

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Why Choose UD?

  • Lerner College's part-time MBA was ranked 5th in the mid-Atlantic and 21st in the nation. (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2011)
  • Lerner College is accredited by AACSB International, a distinction that assures faculty academic qualifications and student learning outcomes are held to a high standard.
  • The University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics has been recognized as a top 20 graduate business school on CollegeAtlas.org's Best Business Schools for 2015 rankings list.
  • UD is ranked among the nation's best universities. (U.S. News & World Report, 2012).
  • UD is ranked among the nation's best MBA programs. (U.S. News & World Report, 2012).
The UD MBA is ranked among the top business programs in America.

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The UD MBA College Career Service is committed to helping our MBA students enhance the interpersonal skills that lead to successful and rewarding careers. Throughout the process your UD MBA Personal Career Coach will help you with career direction as well as networking and job search strategies. Your Personal Career Coach is all about your success at UD.

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