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ASU undergraduate business program ranked No. 29 in country

10 additional business disciplines rank in the top 30

September 17, 2023

In the most recent U.S. News & World Report undergraduate rankings, Arizona State University's W. P. Carey School of business tied for No. 29 in the country, ahead of Brigham Young University, Babson College and the University of Rochester.

The school had 10 additional undergraduate disciplines rank in the top 30.

“It is an honor to be recognized by our peers across the country,” said Michele Pfund, senior associate dean of undergraduate programs at the W. P. Carey School of Business. “The success of our undergraduate students across so many disciplines shows the value of our programs. We will continue to grow that value through our innovative approaches and personalized learning opportunities.”

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The 10 undergraduate disciplines or departments ranked in the top 30:

  • Accounting, No. 13 (tied), ahead of University of California, Berkeley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Michigan State University. 
  • Analytics, No. 9, ahead of Indiana University, Cornell University and Georgetown University.
  • Entrepreneurship, No. 27 (tied), ahead of Georgia Institute of Technology, Brigham Young University and New York University.
  • Finance, No. 21 (tied), ahead of Emory University, Georgetown University and University of Southern California.
  • International business, No. 24 (tied), tied with University of Virginia and ahead of Michigan State University and Babson College.
  • Management, No. 13, ahead of Cornell University, University of Southern California and Pennsylvania State University.
  • Management information systems, No. 9, ahead New York University, University of Michigan Ann Arbor and University of Pennsylvania.
  • Marketing, No. 19 (tied), ahead of Georgetown University, Notre Dame University and University of Washington.
  • Production/operations, No. 12 (tied), ahead of University of California, Berkeley and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Supply chain management, No. 2, ahead of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ohio State University and University of Texas at Austin.

In spring and early summer, U.S. News asked deans and senior faculty members at undergraduate business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business to rate the quality of all programs. Average peer assessment scores were used to calculate the rankings.

“At W. P. Carey we take responsibility for the well-being of the communities we serve,” said Ohad Kadan, Charles J. Robel Dean and W. P. Carey Distinguished Chair. “These rankings demonstrate we take that commitment seriously, serving unprecedented numbers of students from Arizona, the U.S. and the world, while providing them with access to excellent business education that provides a foundation for their success.”

The W. P. Carey School additionally ranks highly in the U.S. News online business programs and graduate school rankings. The school is ranked No. 1 for online undergraduate business programs, No. 7 for online MBA, No. 17 nationwide for executive MBA programs, and No. 18 for part-time MBA programs. In total, U.S. News ranks 31 W. P. Carey programs and disciplines among the top 30.

See the school’s full list of rankings at

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