Home​U.S.​Europe​Canada​Asia-Pacific​ Methodology
Create my short list
Bloomberg Businessweek
MBA Students Reveal How Online Learning Is Working During Covid-19
Covid-19 has turned business school programs upside down. The persistence of the virus, social-distancing requirements, and travel restrictions keep many campuses shuttered or barely open. Remote learning robs students of valuable networking opportunities. Professors and students try hard to adapt. Schools struggle to meet their costs and justify their tuition.
How do we rank B-Schools in such an environment? We don't.
Instead we focus on getting the B-School community back on its feet. We ask: What's working, what's not, and how would you like B-School education to change now and when it emerges from a global pandemic. To find answers, we surveyed 3,532 MBA students from 95 schools around the world.
The results surprised us. Despite the uproar when schools shifted to online teaching, half the students would be willing to take a portion of their courses online in exchange for tuition cuts. Professors actually received high marks for their virtual classes, and recorded classes were popular. Yet overall satisfaction with the online experience scored somewhat negative. Most upset, our survey finds, were international students and students from the most expensive schools.
The first-hand feedback from students who experienced the sudden shift to online learning can teach all of us valuable lessons about what higher education could look like—and cost—in a post-pandemic world.
Covid-19 Online Learning
Biden’s Election Will Lure MBA Students Back to the U.S., But Not Overnight
MBA Programs Say They Want More Diversity. So Where Is It?
Women Rise to Record Numbers at Top-Ranked Business Schools
Elite Business Schools See Surge in Applications in Lousy Economy
Top-Ranked U.S. Business Schools Losing Vital Foreign Students
Students at the Costliest MBA Programs Have Buyer’s Remorse
U.S. Is No Longer Land of Opportunity for Foreign MBA Students
MBA Students Want More Digital Offerings Even After the Pandemic
MBA Students Get Thrown Off Course by Shift to Online Learning
Stanford MBA Students Counsel Civil Organizations
MBA Students Are Starting to Question the Value of Their $80,000-a-Year Degrees
Latest Headlines
Business School Deans Live the Crisis, Not Just Teach About It
Top Business Schools That May Best Prepare Grads for a Covid-19 World
MBA Class of 2020 Faces Tough Summer or Worse as Recession Looms
Lesser-Known B-Schools Catapult to Top in MBA Recruiter Survey
ESG Dead Last in Priorities for MBA Recruiters, Survey Shows
Business Schools Are Offering One-Year MBAs for Those in a Rush
Live From B-Schools
Tupelo Capital's Wang on Hong Kong Protests, U.S.-China Trade, Volatility
AB InBev CEO Says Demand for Michelob Ultra Is Surging
Morgan Stanley's Gorman on State of Global Markets and Fed Policy
Where Recent MBA Grads Work
Totals from 2020—21
IndustrySchoolsNumber Hired
Health Care79619
Real Estate56266
Media / Entertainment47165
Read More
Why MBAs Are Thriving Everywhere but America
Free B-School? The Perk Is Flourishing in Asia and Europe
Every MBA Needs Tech Skills—Not Just Those Headed for Silicon Valley
Deans Make Their Elevator Pitch on Why the MBA Is Worth It
Putting Planet Before Profits at Core of These Sustainable MBAs
Nearly 50% of Top MBA Grads Owe Six-Figure Debt
Terms of Service Trademarks Privacy Policy©2021 Bloomberg L.P. All Rights Reserved
Careers Made in NYC Advertise Ad Choices Help
Bloomberg BusinessweekSign InSubscribeHomeMarketsTechnologyPoliticsWealthPursuitsOpinionBusinessweekNew EconomyEqualityGreenCityLabQuicktakeBloomberg TV+PodcastsRadioBloomberg LiveNewslettersWatchlistSubscribeSign inSubmit a TipHelp CenterLicenseBloomberg New EconomyFuture FinanceWealthNext ChinaCryptoCheckoutHyperdriveWell SpentPrognosisGood BusinessBillionairesGraphicsSponsored ContentScreentimeRetirement CenterThe David Rubenstein ShowArt + TechnologyFuture GOWhere to Invest $10,00050 Companies to Watch in 2018Where to Invest $1 MillionFacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedInEconomicsDealsThe FIX | Fixed IncomeETFsFXFactor InvestingAlternative InvestingMarkets MagazineDaybreakSurveillanceMarketsWhat'd You MissReal YieldCharting FuturesFutures in FocusTwitterFacebookStocksCurrenciesCommoditiesRates & BondsSectorsEconomic CalendarWhat Goes UpStephanomicsOdd LotsSurveillanceP&LTrillionsWork ShiftingCode WarsStartupsAIMobile5G NetworkBig DataCloud ComputingU.S.GlobalThe Elon Musk TrackerTesla Model 3 TrackerBloomberg Technology TVStudio 1.0DecryptedTwitterFacebookElection 2020Trump TrackerGlobal Trade TrackerSound OnBloomberg LawBalance of PowerBalance of PowerTwitterFacebookInvestingLivingOpinion & AdviceSavings & RetirementTaxesReinventionGood MoneyThe PaycheckTwitterFacebookInstagramTravelAutosHomesLivingCultureStyleProperty ListingsLondon Property PricesNew York Property PricesHow to Spend Your BonusMadeTravelerInvitation OnlyTwitterFacebookInstagramEditorialsTwitterFacebookInstagramMasters in BusinessBloomberg Opinion TodayMoney StuffRitholtz's ReadsEarly ReturnsSparklinesSooner Than You ThinkBusiness of EqualityThe Year Ahead: 2020The Bloomberg 50Best B-SchoolsHello WorldSubscribeTwitterFacebookInstagramNew Economy Conversation SeriesStephanomicsTurning PointsTwitterFacebookNew Economy ForumCorporate LeadershipCapitalSocietySolutionsTwitterScience & EnergyClimate AdaptationFinancePoliticsCulture & DesignData DashDaily newsletterTwitterFacebookInstagramDesignCultureTransportationEconomyEnvironmentHousingJusticeGovernmentDaily newsletterTwitterFacebookInstagramLinkedInWatch NowStorylinesMoonshotHello WorldGood MoneyGame ChangersCityLab SolutionsAccelerateSee all series...YouTubeTwitterInstagramFacebookUSEuropeAsiaAustraliaSchedule+ShowsSurveillanceDaybreakMarketsBalance of PowerWhat'd You Miss?Bloomberg TechnologyAll Shows...YouTubeTwitterFacebookWhat Goes UpStephanomicsOdd LotsDecryptedMasters in BusinessSurveillanceP&LBusinessweekThe Pay CheckPrognosisTravel GeniusWorks for MeTrillionsAll Podcasts…All Radio Shows…