Fact Sheet

Our Threefold Mission

Education

To attract, develop, place, and continue to engage men and women of faith, character, and professional ability who will become outstanding leaders and positively influence a world we wish to improve.

Scholarship

Advance knowledge using strong conceptual and spiritual foundations to identify and solve management problems.

Service

Serve in academic, professional, and civil organizations, extending the benefits of management education and scholarship to the university, to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and to the world.

School

At BYU Marriott, students become the kind of leaders that lean, agile organizations of today and tomorrow demand.They take invaluable life experiences and combine them with rigorously experiential, highly collaborative programs.BYU Marriott students lead the way forward with an intense belief in the possible—and the insight to achieve it.

The BYU Marriott School of Business was named for Marriott Corporation founders J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott in 1988. It is housed in the N. Eldon Tanner Building, a seven-story, 220,000-square foot, glass and steel building located on the BYU campus in Provo, Utah. The building was expanded in 2008 to accommodate a growing number of students.

Students

  • Approximately 2,100 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students are enrolled in BYU Marriott programs.
  • Approximately 62 percent of the students are bilingual and many have lived abroad.
  • The school enrolls approximately 8 percent international students.
  • Students have access to three centers that allow them to gain an added edge: the Whitmore Global Management Center, the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, and the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance.

Undergraduate Rankings

RankProgramSourceYearArticle
2ndEntrepreneurshipThe Princeton Review2016Read Story
3rdAccountingU.S. News & World Report2018Read Story
3rdAccountingPublic Accounting Report2017 
4thAccountingTaxTalent2016 
16thInternational BusinessU.S. News & World Report2018Read Story
18thUndergraduate ProgramsBloomberg Businessweek2016 
29thEntrepreneurshipU.S. News & World Report2018Read Story
31stUndergraduate ProgramsU.S. News & World Report2018Read Story

Graduate Rankings

RankProgramSourceYearArticle
1stMAcc (Tax)TaxTalent2016 
2ndMAccTaxTalent2016 
2ndMBA (Value For Money)The Financial Times2017Read Story
2ndMAcc (Most Admired)Public Accounting Report2017 
3rdMAccPublic Accounting Report2017 
4thMBA (Salary Percentage Increase)The Financial Times2017Read Story
7thMBA (Entrepreneurship)The Princeton Review2016Read Story
7thMBA (Accounting)U.S. News & World Report2017Read Story
17thMBA (Most Entrepreneur Research)Forbes2015 
19thMBA (International Business)U.S. News & World Report2017Read Story
19thMBAForbes2017Read Story
19thMPA (City Management and Urban Policy)U.S. News & World Report2016 
20thMBA (Global Supply Chain)Gartner2016 
21stMBA (Entrepreneurship)U.S. News & World Report2017Read Story
23rdMBABloomberg Businessweek2016Read Story
33rdMBA (U.S. Only)The Financial Times2017Read Story
34thMBAU.S. News & World Report2017Read Story
44thMBABusiness Insider2015Read Story
65thMBA (Worldwide)The Financial Times2017Read Story

Degrees

Undergraduate Degrees

  • BS Accountancy
  • BS Finance
  • BS Information Systems
  • BS Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Global Supply Chain
    • Marketing
    • OBHR
    • Strategy
  • BS Recreation Management
    • Experience Industry Management
    • Therapeutic Recreation

The Marriott School also offers minors in global business and literacy, management, nonprofit management, and strategy.

Graduate Programs

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Executive Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Information System Management

Faculty

  • The school has 137 full-time faculty and approximately 200 adjunct, part-time or visiting faculty, full-time staff and students who teach. Ninety percent of full-time faculty have PhDs.
  • Many of the faculty are recognized experts and have served as journal editors or heads of professional organizations such as:
    • International Association for Business and Society—Brad Agle
    • Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance—Jim Brau
    • Management Science—Karl Diether
    • Quality Management Journal—Tom Foster
    • AICPA Auditing Standards Board—Steve Glover
    • Journal of Supply Chain Management—Scott Sampson
    • Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council—Jeff Wilks

Alumni

  • The school has more than 55,500 alumni.
  • Roughly 1,000 alumni actively mentor students each year through the school’s mentor program.
  • More than 500 alumni and friends are involved with the school’s National Advisory Council and program-specific advisory boards.
  • The BYU Management Society links managers, executives, lawyers, accountants, bankers, investors, and other professionals together. Committed to growing moral and ethical leadership around the world, this organization is dedicated to lifelong learning, service, networking, and supporting BYU.