AACSB Accreditation

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  • Among an elite group of business schools worldwide to hold AACSB accreditation at all levels
  • Achieved continuous AACSB accreditation since 1969
  • AACSB is the most respected and highest credential of excellence worldwide for business and accounting schools
 

Best Undergrad Business School

  • Top 15% and Among Nation's best - Poets&Quants (2017)
  • "A' grade from alumni - Poets&Quants (2017)
  • #4 best in Chicago - College Choice (2017)
  • Top 15% and Among Nation’s Best for 9 years – Businessweek (2016)
  • Top 15% in student satisfaction – Businessweek (2016)
  • Among Top 27% and among Nation’s Best for 31 years – U.S. News & World Report (2018 ranking)
  • Top ranked public business program in Illinois outside of the U of I system – U.S. News & World Report (2018 ranking)
  • #1 Return on Investment in Illinois – Businessweek (2013)
  • Top 3 in Nation for 4 Consecutive Years in Business Ethics - Businessweek (2013) 


Best Academic Programs

  • Evening MBA and EMBA Rank in Tier One of a Global MBA survey - CEO Magazine (2016)
  • Top 14% Part-Time MBA program and among nation’s best for 5 years – U.S. News & World Report (2018 ranking)
  • Among best One-Year MBA programs in Chicago (MetroMBA, 2017)
  • #47 best value nationally for Master of Taxation – Value Colleges (2017)
  • #10 best Master of Accounting Science (Leadership) program - Online Accounting Degree Programs (2017-2018)
  • #15 most affordable Master of Accounting Science program – Accounting Degree Review (2017, 2016)
  • #25 best Master of Accounting Science program – Accounting Degree Review (2017)
  • Among Top 25 nationally for more than 20 years, undergraduate and graduate level accountancy programs – Public Accounting Reports (2017)
  • #2 best Undergraduate Accounting Degree Program in Illinois – Accounting Degree Review (2017)
  • #29 best Undergraduate Accounting Degree program – Accounting Degree Review (2017 Super Ranking)
  • Top 20 CPA Exam pass rate (2010) and among nation’s best for more than 30 years
  • #23 in information systems – Businessweek (2013)
  • #24 in sustainability (social entrepreneurship) – Businessweek (2013)
  • #40 in marketing – Businessweek (2013)
  • #43 in corporate strategy – Businessweek (2013)
  • #54 in accounting – Businessweek (2013)
  • Continuously among the nation’s best professional sales programs – Sales Education Foundation
                  MBA Tier 1        EMBA Tier 1   Online accounting degree   Best Value Masters in Taxation   Affordable Accounting Programs

Recognitions

  • 89% SAP TERP10 exam pass rate, far exceeding the national pass rate of 65% (SAP University Alliances, 2016)
  • SAP University Alliances Community Member since 2011