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Undergraduate business program again ranked by U.S. News

Release date
Sep-10-2013

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Management is again ranked as one of the country’s best undergraduate business programs in the 2014 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report.

The UB School of Management is tied for No. 86, higher than any other business school in the State University of New York system.

The ranking was culled from a list of more than 680 schools accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, positioning the school in the top 15 percent of accredited undergraduate business programs.

Based on a survey to deans and senior faculty at accredited schools, the ranking asks participants to rate the quality of all programs they are familiar with on a scale of 1 (marginal) to 5 (distinguished).

The magazine ranks UB among the top 10 universities nationwide for students graduating with the least debt. UB is No. 3 among public universities; it's No. 9 among public and private universities.

UB as a whole is ranked No. 51 among all public universities in the U.S. and is No. 109 among both public and private universities in the country, again earning the distinction as one of the nation's "Best National Universities," according to U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News also ranked UB No. 19 nationwide for graduating students with the “least debt.”

For more information on how UB and its programs were ranked, visit http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2013/09/009.html.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times and Forbes for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York. UB's more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.