Albers is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. As of July 2015, 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 2016, which placed us among the Top 40 private schools in the U.S. Among specialty programs, our undergraduate finance program was ranked #11 in the nation, which is tops in the Northwest and second on the West Coast, and our accounting program was tied for #13 (2nd in the Northwest and 3rd on the West Coast).
Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranked Albers 2nd in the Northwest in its 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 #61 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016. This places us 2nd the Northwest among graduate business programs. Our Accounting specialization is ranked 15th in the nation, which means is it #1 in the Northwest and among Jesuit institutions.
In 2015 BusinessWeek ranked the Albers part-time MBA program 44th in the nation, which places us in the Top Ten in the West.
Graduateprograms.com ranked the Albers Professional MBA program 20th in the nation in its 2016 rankings of part-time MBA programs. This is a ranking based on student survey responses.
In its 2015 rankings of Master of Science in Finance programs, The Financial Engineer ranked the Albers program #1 in the Northwest, #5 on the West coast, and #52 in the nation.
Accounting Degree Review included Albers in its 2016 ranking of the top 50 graduate accounting programs in the country. Our MPAC program came in at #35 nationally.
The Princeton Review included the Albers MBA program in their “2016 Best 295 Business Schools” publication.
The Albers Leadership Executive MBA was ranked #18 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings. This places them #1 in the Northwest and in the top 25 six out of the last seven years.