The Carlson School tied at 9th place with Ohio State University in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 rankings of the Best Graduate Schools – Part-Time MBA Programs, moving up two places from last year.

In addition, the Carlson Full-Time MBA program moved up to 29th place from 32nd last year. Other high placements include third in Management Information Systems and 21st in Supply Chain Management/Logistics.

The U.S. News best graduate school rankings are based upon a survey of all MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. Ratings are determined by a dean and director assessment score, a recruiter assessment score, placement success, student selectivity, and acceptance rate.

Rankings of specialty programs are based solely on ratings by business school deans and directors. U.S. News asked them to nominate the 10 best programs in business specialty areas. A school or program had to receive seven or more nominations in a specific specialty area to be listed.