MBA Online - IU Kelley / UNC / Kogod


Need some advice on which Online MBA to choose. IU Kelley, UNC, or American - Kogod. Kogod is a much better deal, but I've got a nice scholarship offer from Kelley that should make the price a big closer to Kogod.

In the end though I'm willing to pay more for a degree that will get me farther. After all it is an investment. I need to figure out which school is the (1) most respected among employers and (2) less important, offers the best MBA platform online. Any advice from current / past students would be much appreciated.
Need some advice on which Online MBA to choose. IU Kelley, UNC, or American - Kogod. Kogod is a much better deal, but I've got a nice scholarship offer from Kelley that should make the price a big closer to Kogod.

In the end though I'm willing to pay more for a degree that will get me farther. After all it is an investment. I need to figure out which school is the (1) most respected among employers and (2) less important, offers the best MBA platform online. Any advice from current / past students would be much appreciated.
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mcgr
I did not join, but I had a few discussions with the admissions people for @UNC and was fairly impressed with how they designed the program. I liked the Exchange program that gave you an opportunity to travel and study at another partner school at no extra cost, although it was never made clear to me just exactly how that would work with an online program. I also appreciated the focus on experiential learning in an online program, like the program that sends teams of students to work on strategy with a business or non-profit, all of these felt somewhat unique for an online only program.

I was more interested in in person learning though, so this was the only online program that I seriously investigated. I do know that it is fairly expensive for an online program, costing more than almost all of the in-person MBAs they offer, but it is also seems to be one of the better respected online programs in the U.S. (along with Kelley).
I did not join, but I had a few discussions with the admissions people for @UNC and was fairly impressed with how they designed the program. I liked the Exchange program that gave you an opportunity to travel and study at another partner school at no extra cost, although it was never made clear to me just exactly how that would work with an online program. I also appreciated the focus on experiential learning in an online program, like the program that sends teams of students to work on strategy with a business or non-profit, all of these felt somewhat unique for an online only program.

I was more interested in in person learning though, so this was the only online program that I seriously investigated. I do know that it is fairly expensive for an online program, costing more than almost all of the in-person MBAs they offer, but it is also seems to be one of the better respected online programs in the U.S. (along with Kelley).
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maury
All good schools. I think Kelley is the only one that's ranked in the FT right now, you can get salary / career data from the FT Online MBA ranking.
All good schools. I think Kelley is the only one that's ranked in the FT right now, you can get salary / career data from the FT Online MBA ranking.
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Thank you both for your advice. Still a bit stuck between Kelley and UNC but leaning toward Kelley because of the verifiable career data in the FT.
Thank you both for your advice. Still a bit stuck between Kelley and UNC but leaning toward Kelley because of the verifiable career data in the FT.
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Razors Edg...
UNC publishes career data:

https://onlinemba.unc.edu/career/career-success/statistics/

It's rather basic and unverified by an external body though. Even so, it shows salary growth ($113k entering salary --> 145k after graduating).
UNC publishes career data:

https://onlinemba.unc.edu/career/career-success/statistics/

It's rather basic and unverified by an external body though. Even so, it shows salary growth ($113k entering salary --> 145k after graduating).
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