An online MBA can be a shortcut for ascending the career ladder and boosting your salary. While attending one of best b-schools in the world can be an attractive option for some working professionals it’s not feasible, making online programs a great alternative.

U.S. News & World Report recently released their ranking of the best online MBA programs, evaluating schools based solely on data related to their distance education MBA programs in five categories: student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training, and student services and technology. (You can read a full breakdown of the methodology here.)

Temple University’s online MBA program took the top spot, followed by Indiana University at Bloomington, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Read on for the rest of the 10 best online MBA programs in the country, according to U.S. News.

10. TIE: Auburn University


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U.S. News score: 80

Cost per credit: $805

The business school at Auburn University records and streams on-campus classes for online MBA students. In addition, new students have the option to participate in an on-campus orientation before starting their online degree.

10. TIE: Arkansas State University

US News score: 80

Cost per credit: $580

Arkansas State University “assures consistency of content by running the online and traditional MBA parallel” and keeping the same qualified faculty to teach courses.