U.S. News Ranks UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business 15th Among the Nation’s Top International Business Programs

Best Colleges: Business Programs: 2016

HONOLULU — The U.S. News & World Report released its 2016 edition of “Best Colleges,” ranking the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa 15th on its list of top international business programs. Shidler College was ranked with top schools such as New York University, USC, UC Berkeley, University of Michigan and University of Washington. Today’s ranking is an improvement from the college’s 18th ranking last year. The Shidler College has been consistently ranked in the top 25 over the last 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 school 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 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 (AACSB).

Shidler College of Business
Achievements in International Business

  • Partnerships with Asian universities have resulted in the success of the Global MBA and the Vietnam Executive MBA programs.
  • Internationally accomplished faculty, 35% of whom are from Asia, present a modern view of today’s global business environment.
  • Longstanding international exchange agreements with recognized universities in Asia expand learning and career opportunities for students.
  • For over 30 years, the Asian Field Study has provided students with 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 over 30 different countries with the largest concentration of international alumni living in Asia.

Best Colleges 2016 – U.S. News & World Report

Undergraduate business specialties: International Business

1. University of South Carolina
2. New York University
3. University of Southern California
4. University of Pennsylvania
5. University of California—Berkeley
6. Florida International University
7. Saint Louis University
University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
9. Georgetown University
San Diego State University
11. George Washington University
12. University of Missouri—St. Louis
13. Temple University
14. Fordham University
15. Northeastern University
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
17. Michigan State University
University of Washington
19. Brigham Young University—Provo
20. Washington State University
21. American University
University of Texas—Austin
University of Virginia
24. John Carroll University
Loyola University Maryland
Loyola University New Orleans
University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill
28. Indiana University — Bloomington
Villanova University
30. Arizona State University—Tempe
University of Oklahoma
University of Richmond