September 11, 2019 | By Wisconsin School of Business | Back to press releases

The undergraduate BBA program at the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has risen to 7th among public schools and 15th overall in U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings for universities and undergraduate programs on September 9, 2019. The undergraduate business program at WSB rose three places overall. In addition, WSB earned top recognition in several specialty areas:

  • #1 Risk and Insurance Program
  • #2 Real Estate Program
  • #9 Marketing Program
  • #17 Operation and Technology Management Program
  • #18 Accounting Program
  • #28 Management and Human Resources Program
  • #29 International Business Program
  • #31 Finance Program
  • #32 Information System Program

U.S. News & World Report rankings for business schools are based on peer assessment surveys for programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

“We are proud to receive such strong accolade from our peers,” says Dean Vallabh “Samba” Sambamurthy. “Undergraduate students at the Wisconsin School of Business learn from world-class faculty, immerse themselves in experiential learning, and emerge from our campus ready to make a positive impact in their place of work and in their community.”

Demand for Wisconsin’s undergraduate program is very high. “We have an opportunity to continue to grow the undergraduate program, increasing opportunity for students who deserve access to a top-shelf business education,” says Sambamurthy. “We will continue to find ways to enhance their educational experience and career preparation, pursuing a path of relentless innovation both in the classroom and in our business research.”

Out of 500 AACSB-accredited business schools in the United States, WSB is one of a handful with three degree programs ranked among the best in the nation, including the Wisconsin MBA program ranked in the top 35.


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