Media Relations

September 12, 2017

W. P. Carey School secures a Top 25 spot in national rankings

U.S. News & World Report annual list
Tempe, AZ (September 12, 2017) – U.S. News & World Report just released its highly anticipated annual rankings for undergraduate business schools, and once again the W. P. Carey School of Business has made the prestigious Top 30 best business programs list – improving three spots from last year, ranking No. 24.

“Each year, we look for ways to improve our programs — for our students and for companies looking to hire our graduates — and the U.S. News rankings are a great barometer of where we are,” said Amy Hillman, dean of the W. P. Carey School and the Rusty Lyon Chair in Strategy. “This is the first time our full-time MBA and undergraduate programs were both ranked Top 25 at the same time, so to join that elite company of top-tier schools is really gratifying.”

In addition to ranking No. 24 overall for 2018, several departments within the W. P. Carey School of business continue to be ranked among the best in their fields for undergraduate programs.

The school’s prestigious supply chain management program improved one spot to No. 4, while management and management information systems were both ranked Top 20, at No. 17 and No. 18, respectively.

The school also ranked 22nd for international business, 25th for marketing, and 36th for accounting.

Other recent high rankings for the W. P. Carey School of Business:

• No. 9 management program in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities)

• No. 5 online MBA program and No. 25 full-time MBA program (U.S. News & World Report)

• No. 3 supply chain and logistics, graduate program (U.S. News & World Report)

• No. 1 master’s degree in management in the U.S., and No. 10 online MBA in the world, (Financial Times)

About the W. P. Carey School of Business

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the top ranked business schools in the United States. The school is internationally regarded for its research productivity and its distinguished faculty members, including a Nobel Prize winner. Students come from more than 100 countries and include over 50 National Merit Scholars. For more information, please visit