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 fall 2023 20th day numbers, unless otherwise noted.


Enrollment: 3,256

  • BSB (Lawrence): 3,218

  • BBA (Edwards Campus): 38

Freshman direct admits in fall 2023: 931

% placed within 6 months of graduation: 90%

(2022-23 employment data

#38 Best Public Undergraduate Business Program, U.S. News & World Report (2024)

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Total graduate enrollment: 675

Master of Accounting

Total enrollment: 96

% employed within 6 months of graduation: 98.75%

(2022-23 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: 79

#33 Best Public Full-Time MBA Program, U.S. News & World Report (2024–25)

Online program enrollment: 415

#9 Best Online MBA Program; #7 Best Public Online MBA Program, U.S. News & World Report (2024)

#6 Best Online MBA Program for Veterans, U.S. News & World Report (2024)

MS–Business Analytics

Enrollment: 32

MS–SCM (Leavenworth)

Enrollment: 15

MS-OL (Leavenworth)

Enrollment: 11

Ph.D. program

Enrollment: 34