The KU-SBDC is part of a nationwide program to support the development of entrepreneurship and small businesses as a major driving force in the U.S. economy. The program is made possible by a variety of sponsoring organizations. The center wishes to extend its gratitude for the support of these valuable sponsors.

U.S Small Business Administration
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Kansas Department of Commerce (KDOC)

University of Kansas School of Business

Lawrence Chamber of Commerce

KU-KSBDC is part of a network of 12 KSBDC centers in Kansas

The center also works in partnership with local economic development agencies and the banking community to serve the needs of the small business community, including Douglas County E-CommunityLawrence Metro E-Community and Grow Leavenworth County Development Corporation

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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