Business Ph.D.

The Association of Business Doctoral Students (ABDS) at the University of Kansas is the official organization of business doctoral students. It aims to provide doctoral students with an outlet for information, support and fellowship during their time at KU. All students are automatically members of ABDS upon their enrollment in the doctoral program in the School of Business. The current ABDS committee includes four members: President, Vice President, Ph.D. Team Representative, and Faculty Assembly Representative.


The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
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