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KU Small Business Development Center

We assist with the growth of Kansas small businesses by providing free and confidential one-to-one advising services.

The KU SBDC serves Douglas, Franklin, Jefferson, Atchison, Leavenworth and Doniphan counties in Kansas.

U.S. Small Business Administration logoOur center is one of 12 Kansas Small Business Development Centers and one of more than 1,000 SBDCs in the United States. We are a partnership program between the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Kansas Department of Commerce (KDOC), the University of Kansas School of Business and the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.

Small businesses are the backdrop of our economy and it is a pleasure to serve you.

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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