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Accreditation and Rankings

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AACSB International Accreditation

All academic programs of the UB School of Management are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This prestigious accreditation is considered to be the hallmark of management education.

Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked the UB School of Management's full-time MBA program as one of the best in the nation. The school's Executive MBA and Professional MBA programs are among the best in the U.S. in their categories as well. 

Bloomberg Businessweek also ranked the UB School of Management for having one of the country's "Top Undergraduate Business Programs." 

Financial Times

The Financial Times has ranked the UB School of Management's Executive MBA program, offered in Buffalo and Singapore, as one of the world's best.

The EMBA program placed No. 28 in the U.S. and No. 91 worldwide. Among the U.S. schools, the UB School of Management’s EMBA program was No. 21 for graduates’ salary growth, No. 12 for percentage of international students, No. 9 for percentage of female faculty and No. 8 for percentage of international faculty.

Forbes

Forbes magazine ranks the UB School of Management as one of the world's best business schools based on the return on investment it provides MBA graduates.

U.S. News & World Report

The UB School of Management has been ranked a "Best Business School" by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking of MBA programs. The UB School of Management was ranked No. 75 out of 448 MBA programs surveyed, and is the only school in the Buffalo Niagara region to be included in this ranking. The MBA ranking is part of U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 ranking of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

U.S. News & World Report has also ranked the UB School of Management as one of the country’s "Best Undergraduate Business Programs" in the 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.” The school was ranked No. 79, higher than any other business school in the SUNY system. The ranking was culled from a list of more than 700 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.

The Wall Street Journal

In its last ranking (2007) of full-time MBA programs, the Wall Street Journal ranked the UB School of Management No. 9 in the nation among schools with strong regional recruiting bases. The WSJ ranked the UB School of Management as one of the world's best business schools for seven consecutive years. In addition, UB MBAs have been lauded in The Wall Street Journal rankings for their team skills and leadership potential.

International Rankings

ReportED (Education magazine from India), in a ranking of full-time MBA programs, ranks the UB School of Management No. 52 worldwide and No. 31 in the U.S.