U.S. News ranks Shidler College of Business among the nation's top

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Aug 19, 2010

The U.S. News & World Report released its 2011 edition of “America’s Best Colleges,” ranking the Shidler [pronounced: SHYd-ler] College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa 135 on its list of best undergraduate business programs. More than 350 business schools were ranked nationwide. The Shidler College of Business’ international business program is also ranked 15th in the U.S. News international business specialty area.
In the international business ranking, the Shidler College of Business is listed with top schools such as the University of Pennsylvania, University of Michigan, UC Berkeley, USC and Georgetown University. Of the public schools ranked, Shidler College of Business is number 9 on the list.
“We are extremely pleased that we continue to move up in the U.S. News overall business program ranking and are consistently ranked among the top business schools in international business,” said V. Vance Roley, dean of the Shidler College of Business. “Business schools must continue to meet the challenges of today’s dynamic and expansive marketplace to stay competitive. Gaining a global perspective requires in-depth understanding of global issues, different cultures, and business practices. Preparing students with the skills to do business in a new global economy is our top priority at Shidler.”
The undergraduate business school ranking is based on U.S. News annual survey of deans and senior faculty at each undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Business specialty ranking is based on the results of a peer survey.
For more information on the U.S News and World Report rankings of America’s Best Colleges, visit http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges.
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Achievements in International Business
  • Partnerships and joint degree programs with Asian universities have resulted in the success of   international MBA programs including the China International MBA, Vietnam Executive MBA, Japan-focused MBA and US International MBA.
  • Internationally accomplished faculty, 35% of whom are from Asia, present a modern view of today’s global business environment.
  • Longstanding exchange agreements with recognized universities in Asia expand learning and career opportunities for students.
  • For 27 years, the Asian Field Study has given approximately 600 students a broader understanding of international business and culture in countries such as Japan, Korea, China, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, and Taiwan.
  • Recruiting international students builds an internationally diverse business school. Approximately 30% of Shidler’s graduate student body is made up of international students.
  • Shidler graduates can be found in 37 different countries with a large concentration of international alumni living throughout Asia.
America’s Best Colleges 2011 – US News & World Report
Undergraduate business specialties: International Business

1.  University of South Carolina
2.  New York University
3.  University of Pennsylvania
4.  University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
      University of Texas—Austin
6.  University of Southern California
7.  George Washington University
      Georgetown University
9.  Temple University
      University of California—Berkeley
      University of Washington
12. St. Louis University
13. Northeastern University
      San Diego State University
15. Florida International University
      University of Hawai‘i—Mānoa
17. Brigham Young University—Provo
      University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill
      University of Oklahoma
20. Michigan State University
      University of Missouri—St. Louis
22. Indiana University—Bloomington
      Washington State University
24. American University
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      University of Miami
      University of Virginia