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Rome Business School: Among Italy's Top Business Schools with 5 New Rankings in 2024

Over the past 4 months, Rome Business School has achieved significant Ranking milestones recognitions. Securing three rankings in prominent lists, receiving an excellence rating, and being featured in a ranking aggregator, these accomplishments underscore its dedication to excellence and continuous improvement. They propel Rome Business School forward on its journey to empower future leaders and inspire meaningful change in the global business community

QS Stars Rating

Rome Business School received a rating of 4 out of 5 stars from the QS Stars Rating, a prestigious global rating system that certifies the institution’s excellence worldwide and confirms its position among the best players in the higher education sector. QS Stars Rating is an internationally recognized quality mark that provides a comprehensive and in-depth overview of the evaluated institution, examining numerous macro-indicators including Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Inclusiveness, Academic Development, Internationalization, Programme Strength, and Innovation. Rome Business School achieved the highest rating of 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, and Inclusiveness, along with excellent ratings for its startup incubator program and the international reach of the institution.

QS World University Ranking – Online MBA

The International Online MBA of Rome Business School has been ranked among the top 3 in Italy by the QS World University Rankings, placing 63rd globally and 23rd in the EMEA region.

QS World University Ranking, with over 27 years of experience, uses a rigorous methodology to evaluate and rank educational institutions. For the International Online MBA, QS assessed the program according to four macro-indicators and 10 sub-indicators, resulting in a comprehensive evaluation based on 39 criteria, plus academic and employer surveys. Specifically, QS positively rated Rome Business School’s International Online MBA in:

  • Classroom Experience: Rome Business School achieved the highest score thanks to its innovative online teaching methodology aimed at maximizing student experience, making it as interactive and engaging as possible through face-to-face meetings, live lectures, discussions, and group projects. Flexibility, course materials, and technology also contributed to the excellent placement.
  • Quality of Faculty: The competence, professional experience, and diversity of the faculty were particularly appreciated, along with the balanced faculty-to-student ratio and the very high MBA completion rate (98%), evidence of the effectiveness of Rome Business School’s academic strategy in guiding its students in their professional and personal growth.
  • Class Profile: Rome Business School has distinguished itself through the internationality of the class, the work experience of the students, and the strong representation of women, exemplifying diversity and inclusion in the higher education environment.
  • Employability: Salary increase and the network of companies place Rome Business School among the best business schools in Italy and worldwide. The high evaluation given by employers on the preparation and contribution of Rome Business School students they hired further underscores its success.

CEO Magazine

CEO Magazine has ranked Rome Business School’s MBA programs among the best globally. The International MBA has achieved Tier One classification, highlighting its exceptional quality and impact. Additionally, the International Online MBA secured impressive rankings, placing 18th in Europe and 33rd worldwide.

CEO Magazine is an international reference magazine for students and professionals in ranking higher education institutions for over 10 years. CEO Magazine’s goal is to provide unbiased rankings, analyses, and articles to help people better navigate the educational landscape and select the business school that best meets their needs and professional aspirations.

The main aspects evaluated for the MBAs include: the quality of the faculty, the student-faculty ratio, the internationality of the institution, the value of the MBA compared to its cost, and their accreditations.

Rome Business School performed particularly well in:

  • Internationality of Classes and Faculty
  • Professionalism and Expertise of Faculty
  • Placement Rate
  • Exchange Programs Abroad Offered


Eduniversal ranked 12 master’s programs of Rome Business School among the best in the world in its 2024 ranking. This certification of excellence is the result of a detailed analysis conducted on 5,820 master’s and MBA programs worldwide, divided into 56 different study areas across 153 countries and 9 geographical regions.  Eduniversal’s rigorous evaluation system assessed Rome Business School particularly positively for the following indicators: salary and placement of students in their first employment after completing the Master’s program, and their satisfaction rate.

Here are some highlights of the results achieved:

  • 12 master’s programs were ranked among the best in the world in the Eduniversal 2024 ranking.
  • Rome Business School is among the top 4 Italian business schools with the highest number of ranked master’s programs.
  • 6 out of 12 master’s programs improved their ranking compared to 2023, and 7 master’s programs were ranked among the top 50 internationally.
  • The Global Master in Human Resources Management ranks 57th globally and among the top 5 in Italy, the Global Master in Marketing & Sales is 63rd, and the Global Master in International Management is 98th in the Western Europe category.
  • Among the master’s programs that rose the most since 2023 (+4 places) is the International Master in Data Science, ranked 56th globally and among the top 3 in Italy.
  • The International Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management consolidates its 2nd place in Italy, followed by the International Master in Arts and Culture Management in 3rd place in Italy.

Rome Business School continues to affirm its leadership in Italian and international business education through unwavering dedication to academic excellence. Each achievement underscores the school’s commitment to nurturing future leaders and innovators. These recognitions are not just milestones but reflections of our ongoing pursuit of excellence, preparing students to thrive in a dynamic global landscape.