U.S. News Ranks Shidler College 16th in International Business

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US News & World Report released its 2018 edition of “Best Colleges,” ranking the Shidler College of Business undergraduate business program 109 out of 526 AACSB-accredited business programs nationwide. This year’s ranking of 109 is up from the college’s 114 ranking last year.

In the US News’ “International Business" ranking, Shidler climbed one spot to 16th place and was ranked among schools such as UC Berkeley, USC, University of Michigan, New York University and University of Pennsylvania.

“We are extremely pleased to be recognized among the top business school in international business,” said V. Vance Roley, dean of the Shidler College of Business. “We continue to invest in our students to equip them with necessary skills and international experience to succeed in today’s global business environment.

Last year, over 100 Shidler students participated in a UH or Shidler-sponsored study abroad program. Sixty percent received travel scholarships through Shidler College. Also, Shidler works with its global alumni network to provide international internship opportunities for its students, and to fund student teams to compete in national and international business competitions.

The Shidler business program is recognized for its relevant curricula, leadership training, multicultural learning environment, entrepreneurship and international business with an Asia Pacific focus. The college also places a strong emphasis on students’ experiences by offering internships, job placement, career development training, networking opportunity, club activities, study aboard, and scholarships. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students are currently enrolled at the college.