Jack Welch Management Institute Ranked Eighth Best Online MBA Program by Poets&Quants

Jack Welch Management Institute Ranked Eighth Best Online MBA Program by Poets&Quants

JWMI recognized in the list of best online MBA programs for the sixth year in a row

Washington, December 12, 2023 – The Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University (JWMI) was recognized by Poets&Quants, the premier online publication for business education news, as one of the top 10 online MBA programs for 2024. JWMI was ranked number 8 out of 50 institutions, securing its spot in the top 10 for the third consecutive year. Data for the rankings came from surveys distributed to participating schools and to alumni, with 50 schools included in this year’s ranking.

“We are thrilled that JWMI has been ranked among the top 10 online MBA programs for the third consecutive year by Poets&Quants. This recognition is a testament to our faculty and staff’s hard work and dedication. We are proud to offer an innovative real-world curriculum that equips our students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in today’s business environment,” said Mary Carr, Senior Vice Provost and Dean, JWMI. “Thank you to everyone who has contributed to our success, and we look forward to continuing to transform our students into leaders.”

Poets&Quants based its rankings on three core criteria of online business programs, which include: admissions standards, academic experience, and career outcomes. Data is collected through both school and alumni surveys and includes a wide range of topics such as GPA, acceptance rate, student engagement, program fulfillment, and more.

JWMI has consistently remained in Poets&Quants’ annual online MBA program rankings. Prior to this year’s announcement, JWMI placed at 10 and 6 in 2022 and 2023 respectively. The program has also been highly ranked among top online MBA programs by The Princeton Review and CEO Magazine.

“At JWMI, each course is engineered to achieve the best possible student outcomes, and I am proud to see that recognized through this prestigious ranking,” said Dr. Andréa S. Backman, President, Strayer University. “I look forward to working with our faculty to continue supporting our students in realizing their personal and professional aspirations.”

Since becoming part of Strayer University in 2011, JWMI has grown rapidly and graduated more than 3,700 students. Founded by the renowned CEO and business icon, the late Jack Welch, JWMI was designed to provide students with opportunities to learn from business leaders and propel their careers forward. Jack Welch’s influence spans the curriculum, the faculty, the students, and the administration. JWMI enrolls a diverse population of approximately 1,700 students, currently representing 45 countries.

To learn more about JWMI, visit or follow @JackWelchMBA on Twitter.

To learn more about how Poets&Quants calculated its rankings and its methodology, visit Poets&Quants | The Complete Methodology Behind P&Q’s 2024 Online MBA Ranking (

About The Jack Welch Management Institute
The core mission of the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University is to transform the lives of students by providing them with the tools they need to become better leaders, build great teams, and help their organizations win. For more information, please visit

About Strayer University
Founded in 1892, Strayer University is an institution of higher learning for working adult students. It offers flexible and affordable undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration (including the Jack Welch Management Institute MBA), accounting, information technology, education, health services, public administration and criminal justice, as well as non-degree web and mobile application development courses through Hackbright Academy and Devmountain. Strayer University is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), Strayer University’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. MSCHE most recently reaffirmed Strayer University’s accreditation status in June 2017, with the next self-study evaluation scheduled for the 2025–2026 academic year. MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For more information, visit

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