BYU Marriott Fares Well in National Rankings
PROVO, Utah – Nov 01, 2018 – Year in and year out, the BYU Marriott School of Business boasts one of the country’s most prominent undergraduate accounting programs. This year, U.S. News & World Report ranked BYU’s accounting program No. 2 in the country—a one-step rise from No. 3, where the program has consistently placed in recent years. In addition, BYU Marriott ranked well in other areas, placing No. 18 in entrepreneurship, No. 20 in international business, and No. 36 in finance.
“The excellent rankings assigned to our programs are made possible by a very productive and devoted faculty working with highly capable and motivated students,” says Michael Thompson, interim dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business. “Other avenues, such as excellent placement and advisement services, are also important factors.”
Overall, the school fared well as a whole, coming in at No. 35 for best undergraduate business programs on the National University level. BYU Marriott has seen steady placement throughout the years, proving that the school—including its programs and professors—continues to maintain the standard of excellence for which BYU Marriott is known.
“Our mission as a college and the overall mission of BYU provide our direction,” Thompson says. “Good rankings help confirm our efforts.”
On the university level, BYU placed No. 3 for grads with the least debt, No. 11 for best value, and No. 66 for best national university. For a summary of U.S. News rankings, click here.
The BYU Marriott School of Business prepares men and women of faith, character, and professional ability for positions of leadership throughout the world. Named for benefactors J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott, the school is located at Brigham Young University, the largest privately owned, church-sponsored university in the United States. BYU Marriott has four graduate and ten undergraduate programs with an enrollment of approximately 3,300 students.
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