At the nationally ranked Albers School of Business and Economics, we offer an outstanding education, a distinctive student experience, and a 70+-year legacy of championing business’ responsibility to create a better society.
As an undergraduate student, you will benefit from small class sizes that promote personalized attention. The school's central location enhances deep ties with Seattle's business community, providing multiple opportunities to build a strong foundation for your career. Finally, our belief in business as a driver of social change means applying your skills and knowledge to communities and causes that need them most.
Find out why Albers is one of the premier business schools in the Pacific Northwest. And how you can make a difference, above and beyond the bottom line.
Located in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill, Albers helps connect you with local business leaders through class projects, our acclaimed Mentor Program, and a dedicated placement center that assists with internships, career development, and work opportunities.
Dreaming of starting your own business someday? Join our Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center’s annual business plan competition and events featuring successful startup founders. Get leadership advice and insights from the Albers Executive Speaker Series, its podcast, The Leadership Playbook, and our annual Ethics Week where top executives speak at Albers classes.
Albers’ student activities also offer a wealth of valuable experience. You can help provide tax preparation services to low-income residents of Seattle, manage a million-dollar investment portfolio, or sustainably source coffee beans from Nicaraguan and Vietnamese coffee cooperatives. Yes, Albers has its very own Direct Trade coffee brand, Mot Mot Coffee.
The Albers School of Business and Economics is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top undergraduate business schools. Learn more about our rankings.
#2 on the West Coast, 17th in the nation
Tied for #2 on the West Coast and #22 nationally among specialty programs
38th in the nation among accounting programs
Ranked the Albers undergraduate business program #83 in the nation. We are ranked #2 among schools in the Pacific Northwest and the top private university in the Northwest.
Ranked Albers in the Top 10% in management and Top 15% in both accounting and marketing. Our International Business graduates rank in the Top 5% for Highest Paid Graduates.
Ranked our undergraduate marketing program among the Top 25 in the U.S. That places us #1 in the Northwest for undergraduate marketing programs.
Ranks our undergraduate business program #45 in the nation out of 700+ business schools. That places us second in the Northwest for undergrad programs.
Albers has been recognized as a College of Distinction for 2017-18, along with SU’s programs in education, engineering, and nursing. According to Colleges of Distinction, it recognizes outstanding “teaching-centered colleges that we believe provide the elements crucial for student development and an effective undergraduate education.”
Ranked our undergraduate accounting program #25 in the nation in its 2017 ranking of the nation’s best accounting programs. We are the top private school in the Northwest, #4 among Jesuit schools, and #6 on the West Coast.
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