Thursday, April 25, 2013

UR's Robins School of Business Ranked as One of Top Undergrad Accounting Schools

The University of Richmond's (UR) Robins School of Business came in at No. 7 in Bloomberg Businessweek's top undergraduate business schools for accounting.

The rankings were based on an average of student responses to survey questions, with points awarded for responses. UR received a score of 1.119, with low scores being better. The average accounting score for the 124 business schools surveyed was 1.37. The top school, Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management, came in at 1.067.

The top 10 schools in the rankings were:
  1. Brigham Young University (1.067)
  2. University of Notre Dame (1.076)
  3. University of California-Berkeley (1.081)
  4. Cornell University (1.089)
  5. University of Illinois-Urbanna-Champaign (1.116)
  6. University of Tulsa (1.118)
  7. University of Richmond (1.119)
  8. Southern Methodist University (1.12)
  9. Wake Forest University (1.138)
  10. Tulane University (1.141)
While Notre Dame fell short of the top accounting spot, their undergraduate business school, the Mendoza College of Business, came in No. 1 in the overall undergraduate business school rankings. The University of Virginia's (UVa) McIntire School of Commerce was No. 2 and UR came in at No. 15.

For full-time graduate Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business came in at No. 1, followed by Harvard University's Harvard Business School and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. UVa's Darden School of Business was No. 11.

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