UNC Charlotte’s undergraduate business programs ranked among nation's top schools by U.S. News

Friday, September 11, 2015

UNC Charlotte’s undergraduate business programs rank in the top 24 percent nationwide, according to the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges published this week.

UNC Charlotte’s undergraduate business programs are ranked No. 114 out of 478 schools, in a tie with 16 other business schools nationwide.

Statewide, UNC Charlotte ranks No. 4 out of 19 North Carolina schools with accredited undergraduate business programs that were included in the ranking.

“The Belk College of Business offers a wide array of high-quality undergraduate programs taught by expert faculty members. We are proud of our students, alumni, faculty and staff members in our programs. Our students and alumni work at many Fortune 500 companies both in Charlotte and around the world. Charlotte, the second-fastest growing city and the second largest financial services center in the U.S., provides an ideal environment for the study of business. Many of our undergraduate alumni hold or have held C-suite and executive positions for many prominent companies in this region,” said Patricia Mynatt, associate dean for undergraduate programs.

UNC Charlotte’s undergraduate business programs are housed in the Belk College of Business. They include undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Economics and Business Administration. Majors in the Business Administration degree program include Finance, International Business; Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing and Operations and Supply Chain Management, with many concentrations available. The Belk College of Business also offers graduate degree programs, including the nationally ranked MBA program, and Executive Education.

The undergraduate business program rankings were based on peer assessment surveys. To appear on these surveys, undergraduate business programs had to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. For more information about the rankings, visit http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/business.

The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research business school. Accredited by AACSB International, the Belk College of Business offers outstanding business education at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels, along with executive education. With more than 3,800 undergraduate students, 600 graduate students, almost 100 faculty members and more than 27,000 alumni, the Belk College of Business is Charlotte’s leader in business education, research, employable talent and professional development.

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