Want to get yourself into an online business school but don't have time to take the GMAT's? No worries. There is a school close to home that ranks high on the nation wide list of schools that say you don't need a GMAT to get into their programs.

What is a GMAT? They are the Graduate Management Admission Tests which "assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program."

MBA Central announced this week that there are 550 schools that they reviewed and here are the top 50 that have either said you don't need the GMAT or they have waivers in place. According to their press release, this is how MBA Central compiled the list of schools:

We gathered data from each MBA website, the leading online MBA ranking systems, accrediting agencies, and the National Center for Education Statistics. Each school was then ranked upon their affordability, quality of classes, and support services for online students.

The Top Three schools, according to this study are University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Business in Lincoln, Nebraska in first place. Coming in second is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide's College of Business in Daytona Beach, Florida, and then in third place is the University of Massachusetts Lowell's Robert J. Manning School of Business in Lowell, Massachusetts.

The remaining schools (in the Top 50) are listed in alphabetical order:

  • Auburn University Raymond J. Harbert College of Business -- Auburn, Alabama
  • Cameron University School of Graduate and Professional Studies -- Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Carson-Newman University Adult and Graduate Studies -- Jefferson City, Tennessee
  • Central Michigan University College of Business Administration -- Mount Pleasant, Michigan
  • City University of Seattle School of Management -- Seattle, Washington
  • Clarion University College of Business Administration and Information Sciences -- Clarion, Pennsylvania
  • Colorado State University College of Business -- Fort Collins, Colorado
  • DeSales University Division of Business -- Center Valley, Pennsylvania
  • East Carolina University College of Business -- Greenville, North Carolina
  • Frostburg State University College of Business -- Frostburg, Maryland
  • James Madison University College of Business -- Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Kettering University School of Management -- Flint, Michigan
  • Lehigh University College of Business and Economics -- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Marist College School of Management -- Poughkeepsie, New York
  • National University School of Business and Management -- La Jolla, California
  • North Carolina State University Poole College of Management -- Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Regent University School of Business & Leadership -- Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Texas A&M International University A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business -- Laredo, Texas
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce College of Business -- Commerce, Texas
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville College of Business Administration -- Kingsville, Texas
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management -- Fairbanks, Alaska
  • University of Maine Business School -- Orono, Maine
  • University of Scranton Arthur J. Kania School of Management -- Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business -- Vermillion, South Dakota
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics -- Whitewater, Wisconsin
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania College of Business and Public Management -- West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Western Kentucky University Gordon Ford College of Business -- Bowling Green, Kentucky

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