Rankings and reputation

The University of Kansas School of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The School of Business and its accounting program hold AACSB accreditations.

Why AACSB accreditation matters


Data below reflect spring 2021 20th day numbers, unless otherwise noted.



Enrollment: 2,460

  • BSB (Lawrence): 2,403

  • BBA (Edwards Campus): 57

Freshman direct admits in fall 2020: 566

% placed by time of preliminary report: 80%
(2019-20 employment data

#41 Best Public Business School, U.S. News & World Report (2022)

#27 Best Public Accounting Program, U.S. News & World Report (2022)

#18 Best Entrepreneurship Program, Princeton Review (2020)

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Master of Accounting

Full-time program enrollment: 141

Working professional program (Edwards Campus) enrollment: 22

% employed at preliminary report: 98%
(2019-20 employment data)

% of graduates who passed the CPA exam on first try: 76.4%
(2019 NASBA report)

#4 CPA Success Index among collegiate accounting programs with more than 60 candidates, based on 2019 data, Accounting Today


Full-time program enrollment: 55

#37 Best Public Full-Time MBA Program, U.S. News & World Report (2022)

Online program enrollment: 300

#20 Best Online MBA Program, U.S. News & World Report (2021)

#12 Online MBA Program for Veterans, U.S. News & World Report (2021)

MS–Business Analytics

Enrollment: 22

MS–SCM (Leavenworth)

Enrollment: 33

MS-OL (Leavenworth)

Enrollment: 52 

Ph.D. program

Enrollment: 25