Nationally Recognized

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Several Kania School Programs in Top Tier

U.S. News & World Report has ranked three Kania School undergraduate programs among the top 40 in the United States in the business specialty lists of its 2019 Best Colleges guidebook. Our entrepreneurship program ranked 31st, while our finance program ranked 36th and our accounting program ranked 37th in the nation.

In its 2018 Best Online Programs book, U.S. News ranked Scranton's online MBA program 91st in the nation. It is the seventh consecutive year that the program has been ranked among the best in the United States.

Other Rankings

For the last two years, Scranton's MBA has been ranked among the top 15 programs nationally in general management by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.

Our online MBA program placed:

  • 19th in the nation among private colleges in the 2017 rankings of Online MBA Report, an independent web site.
  • Third in the nation in SuperScholar's 2015 rankings of the best online MBA programs.
  • Among the top ten accredited online business-degree programs by The Best Degrees.

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.”


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.]

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

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