The University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce was recently named to the list of best undergraduate business programs by U.S. News & World Report, notching a four-way tie for #7. The Commerce School shares the distinction with Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Joining U.S. News’ prestigious list composed of five public universities recognized for excelling in undergraduate business education (along with the University of California [Berkeley], the University of Michigan [Ann Arbor], The University of Texas at Austin, and previously mentioned UNC), as well as five private schools (the University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, and previously mentioned Carnegie Mellon and Cornell), McIntire’s ranking was based solely on surveys of deans and senior faculty members at business programs of peer institutions.
For the surveys, two representatives were chosen at each of the 511 undergraduate business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International to complete the survey in spring and early summer 2020, with 51.7% responding.
Read the full methodology for the rankings here.
The U.S. News ranking joins a growing list of accolades for McIntire, including mentions by Poets&Quants for third-best undergraduate business program in the U.S. and as among the top five business schools for starting salaries in 2019. The School’s graduate programs have also been acknowledged, with The Economist calling the M.S. in Commerce Program the #1 U.S.-based master’s in management (MiM) program in 2019; McIntire’s Global 3 program also ranked highest for a master’s in management program with a U.S.-based campus in the QS World University Rankings® 2021.
See the full rankings at U.S. News & World Report.