Nationally Recognized


Accredited by AACSB International

The University of Scranton has the distinction of being among the elite five percent of business-degree-granting institutions worldwide (and the only one in Northeastern Pennsylvania with both undergraduate and graduate business-degree programs) to have earned the prestigious accreditation of AACSB International, the world's premier business-school accrediting organization.

AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.  For students seeking the finest education, and companies seeking high-caliber talent, AACSB International accreditation is one of the most important affirmations of the right choice of business school.  [This statement was developed and is authorized by AACSB.]


SAP University Alliance

Kania School students receive hands-on instruction in state-of-the-art enterprise-resource-planning technology through The University of Scranton's long-standing association with the world's largest business-software company, whose software is used by over 38,000 firms in more than 120 countries, as a member of the SAP University Alliance

Acknowledgement by the “Father of Modern Management”

"Don't go to Harvard, but to the business school at the University of Scranton.  That's where they are changing lives."
-- Peter F. Drucker

Top National Ranking by Princeton Review

For twelve consecutive years, the University’s Kania School of Management has been included among The Princeton Review’s “Best 294 Business Schools.”

Rankings by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report ranked three undergraduate programs of the University’s Kania School of Management among the top 25 in the nation in its “Best Colleges”  business specialty lists in its 2017 Best Colleges guidebook. The University’s entrepreneurship program ranked 13th in the nation. Its finance program ranked 16th,  and its accounting program ranked 20th.

In its 2017 Best Online Programs book, U.S. News ranked Scranton's online MBA program 91st in the nation. It is the sixth consecutive year that the program has been ranked among the best in the United States.

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