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.

Smart Pricing. Best Value.

The UD MBA combines a great education with great value. Our affordable tuition rates make a great education more accessible than ever. Whether your full time, part-time, on-campus or online the UD MBA tuition is designed to deliver more in value and affordability.

And with our financial aid and scholarship programs we make access to one of the nation’s best MBA programs affordable for just about anyone who feels that a UD MBA is what they need to grow in their career.

The UD MBA from Lerner is ranked among the top five MBA programs in the region and, according to Payscale, delivers starting salaries among the top three in the region.

With our affordable MBA tuition rates, a great education is available to just about anyone who has the talent and skill to pursue it.


University of Delaware Online MBA Webcast

University of Delaware Online MBA Webcast
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. EST

Join us live for the University of Delaware online MBA Virtual Open House webcast. Jonathan Hymes, UD admissions counselor, will host special guest Dr. Jack Baroudi, Professor, Interim Deputy Dean, and Associate Dean for Graduate & MBA Programs. Jon and Dr. Baroudi will discuss details of the UD online MBA, the evolving business landscape, ideal candidate profiles, and steps to apply. They will also be available to answer your text questions live during the broadcast! Click here for more information or to register.


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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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