Eller College Maintains Top Rankings in 2019 U.S. News

September 10, 2018

U.S. News & World Report today released its 2019 Best Colleges ranking, and the Eller College of Management’s Undergraduate Business program’s strengths were again recognized, coming in at #21 overall and #11 among publics—the same as last year.

 The entrepreneurship program offered by the McGuire Center also maintained its rankings from last year—in 2019, the program is ranked #10 overall and #6 among publics. Eller’s management information systems program kept its #1 status among publics (#3 overall), coming in after MIT and Carnegie Mellon. Additionally, the Accounting program offered through Eller’s School of Accountancy debuted in the rankings this year, coming in at #44 overall and #22 among publics. The program was unranked last year. 

U.S. News & World Report ranks undergraduate business programs solely on the judgments of deans and senior faculty members at peer institutions.

 “I am so proud that the Eller College every day focuses on strong academics and excellent programming, which are then externally recognized and validated by these rankings,” says Paulo Goes, dean and Halle Chair in Leadership. “We are grateful for the great work of our faculty, staff, students and alumni—all of whom play an important role in ensuring that Eller remains a top-ranked business school.”

About the Eller College

Founded in 1933, the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona upholds the visionary belief that business education helps shape the world in new and unprecedented ways through pioneering and practical research, innovative coursework, data-driven decision-making and excellence in entrepreneurship and social responsibility. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Eller College of Management is home to more than 7,000 undergraduate, graduate and PhD students and offers nine majors, six minors, six specialty master’s programs, four MBA programs and six doctoral programs. The college also houses several centers of excellence and research labs. The college is currently ranked 21st in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for undergraduate business programs (number 11 public). U.S. News also ranks our full-time MBA number 49, our evening MBA number 46, our online MBA number 33 and our online master’s in MIS number 8 in the country. In addition, our management information systems department ranks number four nationally and our McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship is ranked number 10 nationally (U.S. News). The Eller Executive Education program debuted at number 68 in the Financial Times Executive Education Program ranking (number 4 in the Western U.S.).

Press Contact:

Amy Schmitz
520.626.9547, news@eller.arizona.edu