Albers is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. As of July 2014, less than five percent of the world’s business schools and less than one third of U.S. business schools have achieved business accreditation from AACSB.
The Albers School of Business and Economics is continually ranked among the best business programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The undergraduate program was tied for #93 in 2015, which placed us among the Top 40 private schools in the U.S. Among specialty programs, our undergraduate finance program was tied for #15, which is tops in the Northwest and second in the West, and our accounting program was tied for #19 (2nd in the Northwest and 5th in the West).Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranked Albers 2nd in the Northwest in their 2014 edition of "Best College Business Programs." We were ranked #61 in the nation. Based on their 2013 survey of students, Albers is ranked #1 in the nation in the specialty area of macroeconomics and #3 in sustainability.
Our graduate programs are also among the best in the nation. Our part-time MBA program was ranked #68 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2015. This places us 2nd the Pacific Northwest among graduate business programs. Our Accounting specialization is ranked 14th in the nation, which is tops in the Northwest and among Jesuit institutions.In 2011 BusinessWeek ranked the Albers part-time MBA program 52nd in the nation, which places us 11th in the West.
Graduateprograms.com ranked the Albers Professional MBA program 16th in the nation in its 2014 rankings of part-time MBA programs. This is a ranking based on student survey responses. The Princeton Review included the Albers MBA program in their “2015 Best 296 Business Schools” publication.The Albers Leadership Executive MBA was ranked #19 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 rankings. This was the fifth year in a row that we placed in the Top 25.