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Collins College of Business advances in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The TU Collins College of Business has been listed among the top 100 online graduate business programs in the nation, according to 2015 rankings compiled by U.S. News & World Report.

For a second year, The University of Tulsa’s Master of Energy Business program is among the top 100 online graduate business programs in the nation. The Master of Energy Business program admitted its first class of students in 2012 and has quickly gained a reputation as one of the top programs in nation, advancing 23 places in U.S. News’ standings from last year to arrive at No. 38 on the most recent list. The ranking is based on several factors including student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training and student services and technology.

“Recognizing a need in the market for highly educated and skilled energy professionals, we established an online Master of Energy Business program that attracts students from around the world,” said Gale Sullenberger, dean of TU’s Collins College of Business. “Drawing from TU’s renowned oil and gas legacy, our business faculty developed an interdisciplinary curriculum with practical application to help energy professionals advance into management and leadership positions. Programs like the master of energy business position The University of Tulsa as a leader in energy business education and give our students a competitive edge in one of the fastest growing global industries.”

The Collins College of Business also upheld its U.S. News ranking for the second consecutive year in 2014 as a top 100 graduate business school. TU’s undergraduate business program has received similar accolades, ranked No. 81 in the nation byBloomberg BusinessWeek.

In addition to the Master of Energy Business, graduate programs in the Collins College of Business include the MBA, Master of Accountancy and MS in Finance. TU offers both a full-time MBA with generous scholarships averaging $10,000 per semester for outstanding students as well as a flexible evening MBA option for employed professionals.

Amber Remke