U.S. News and World Report released its 2016 edition of “Best Colleges,” ranking the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa 15th on its list of top international business programs. Shidler College of Business was ranked with top schools such as New York University, USC, UC Berkeley, University of Michigan and University of Washington. The new ranking is an improvement from the college’s 18th place last year. The Shidler College of Business has been consistently ranked in the top 25 over the past decade.
“Over the years, the international business specialty ranking has become extremely competitive because of the nature of today’s global business environment. Therefore, we are extremely pleased to be continually ranked among top international business schools in the nation,” says Vance Roley, dean of the Shidler College of Business. “Today’s business schools must continue to meet the challenges of a dynamic and expansive marketplace to stay competitive. That’s why we continue to invest in our programs, faculty and students’ overall international experience.”
In the overall list of best business schools, the Shidler College of Business was ranked 131 out of the 472 accredited business schools in the U.S.
The undergraduate business school ranking is based on U.S. News annual survey of all undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.