Three rankings, based on a wide variety of criteria, underscore that the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) offers high-quality educational experiences to a wide range of learners in an environment that welcomes diversity.
International business programs achieve ninth consecutive U.S.News & World Report ranking.
In the 2013 edition of U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges,” the college again earned a spot in the top 10, up six spots since 2012. The business school has been ranked for its undergraduate international business specialty—one of its strategic areas of focus—each year since 2005, four times in the top 10.
Peer evaluations determine the positions on the list. The publication surveys deans and senior faculty at each undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
College earns a third place from The Princeton Review.
In its business school rankings for 2013, The Princeton Review placed the college third in the business school category “greatest opportunity for minority students.” The organization bases its annual rankings on data reported by the school—such as percent of students and faculty from minorities—as well as student answers to questions that cover resources for minority students, how supportive the culture is of minority students and whether fellow students are ethnically and racially diverse.
Center for Leadership recognized for leadership development.
Leadership Excellence magazine ranked FIU’s Center for Leadership as one of the top leadership development organizations in the country. The center placed in the top 10 in the South and second in the state of Florida.
The 2012 Leadership 500 ranking revolves around seven criteria including vision and mission; design, content and curriculum; involvement and participation of program attendees; measurement and accountability; presenters, presentations and delivery; take-home value of customers; and outreach and impact of programs.