Albers Leads

Leading Academic Programs That Build Careers

At the Albers School of Business and Economics, you will develop intellectual excellence that is applicable and advantageous in the business world. Many of the courses and programs we offer combine classroom learning with real business situations, preparing you to make knowledgeable leadership decisions.

The courses you take are taught in small classroom settings, by experienced professors who are devoted to fostering academic progress in their fields. Our faculty members publish innovative research and provide consultation to companies in search of insightful advisors. The professors at Albers understand that your needs are a high priority, and make themselves available to answer your questions and provide personalized guidance in the classroom, in their offices, and over e-mail.

Well-Rounded Learning Opportunities

Albers is home to a robust academic environment:

Local Leadership

Albers’s Mentor Program allows you to work with upper level executives from leading Puget Sound businesses. Learn More

Global Awareness

Albers reaches beyond Seattle to focus on international trade and global competitiveness, by presenting speakers on global issues and offering classes in international business.

AACSB Accredited

Albers is accredited by the The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Less than 5% of the world's business schools hold this distinction.

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Why choose Albers

Albers Student Awards Honor the Leaders of Tomorrow

Every year, Albers recognizes outstanding graduating students with the following awards. The awards are presented during Albers' traditional graduation celebration held before Seattle University's Commencement.

Spirit of Albers Award

The Spirit of Albers Award is presented to the student who best embodies leadership, enthusiasm, dedication, commitment to service, and compassion towards others. The Spirit of Albers Award is often given to students who stand out as compassionate, enthusiastic leaders. Recipients are nominated by Albers faculty and staff.

Albers Undergraduate Service Award

This undergraduate student embodies the Albers School's mission statement and goes above and beyond in their contributions as students, club members, and/or community members. The Albers Undergraduate Service Award is often given to students whose significant contributions enhance the Albers environment and models our mission of service to others. Recipients are nominated by Albers faculty and staff.

Paul A. Volpe Award

Paul A. Volpe was the founding dean of Albers. This award is presented to a graduating First Time in College (FTIC) student with the highest GPA.

Academic Achievement – Outstanding Transfer

This award recognizes a graduating transfer student with the highest GPA.

Albers Graduate Service Award

The Albers Grad Service award recognizes and honors the graduate student who has demonstrated leadership abilities through service and involvement with the school and community. Recipients are nominated by Albers faculty and staff.

Jerry Viscione Academic Achievement Award

This award recognizes the Albers graduate student with outstanding scholarship.