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Highly ranked and recruited

The W. P. Carey School of Business delivers a quality education for all. Numerous W. P. Carey undergraduate programs are ranked Top 30 by U.S. News & World Report — and our students are highly sought after by leading companies. Discover 30+ undergraduate degrees designed to help you make an impact, along with innovative career resources and coaching that will prepare you for lasting professional success. It all adds up to much more than a degree.

Top-ranked business programs

You can trust you’re receiving a high-quality education from ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business. Our reputation for student outcomes and cutting-edge curriculum continues to garner recognition around the world. In addition to the undergraduate rankings featured here, W. P. Carey is highly ranked for faculty research contributions in a variety of disciplines.

Undergraduate program rankings

U.S. News & World Report, 2024

No. 2 Supply Chain Management

Ahead of MIT, Ohio State, and University of Texas

No. 9 Analytics

Ahead of Indiana University, Cornell, and Georgetown

No. 9 Management Information Systems

Ahead of NYU, University of Michigan, and University of Pennsylvania

No. 13 Accountancy

Ahead of UC Berkeley, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Michigan State

No. 13 Management

Ahead of Cornell, USC, and Penn State

No. 19 Marketing

Ahead of Georgetown, Notre Dame, and University of Washington

No. 21 Finance

Ahead of Emory, Georgetown, and USC

No. 24 International Business

Tied with University of Virginia, ahead of Michigan State and Babson College

No. 27 Entrepreneurship

Ahead of Georgia Tech, BYU, and NYU

W. P. Carey and ASU place a strong emphasis on providing an excellent all-around experience for our students, and we’re proud to be ranked No. 16 for first-year experience by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, W. P. Carey ranks No. 3 in the U.S. for online business undergraduate programs.

Learn from business leaders

Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and are regularly recognized for their top-level research and teaching. ASU ranks No. 16 in the nation for undergraduate teaching and No. 1 in innovation among universities nationwide, for nine years in a row, ahead of MIT and Stanford. The W. P. Carey School of Business is ranked No. 27 in the world for research productivity, and collectively, they hold more than 50 editorships with some of the top research journals in academia. Their research is cutting-edge, inspiring, and impactful.

The W. P. Carey School is home to more than 20 research centers and labs. We work with government agencies, regulatory bodies, public and privately-held firms, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations to study economies, benchmark industry practices, and identify emerging business issues that affect productivity and competitiveness.

Students benefit from this expertise in hands-on learning environments, such as the Knight-Swift Logistics Lab, where logistics and supply chain management students work with industry leaders to solve real-world problems.

Prepare to be recruited for your career

The W. P. Carey Career Services Center is where talent and opportunity meet — with tailored experiences for students, alumni, and employers. We partner with students and alumni as they navigate their career management journeys and build core career capabilities, through specialized programming, 1:1 career coaching, and proprietary resources. On the other side of the talent pipeline, organizations connect to high-caliber talent through our employer advisory model with a portfolio manager. We practice principled innovation to evolve with market and partner needs.

W. P. Carey students are highly sought after by top organizations regionally, nationally, and internationally. More than 650 organizations in over 35 industries partner with us to recruit talent, including over 130 Fortune 500 companies. Employers who hire here consistently praise W. P. Carey graduates’ analytical skills, decision making, and entrepreneurial mindsets.

Business students receive access to a range of resources and innovative career courses to propel their success. “My sophomore year, I was able to land an internship with State Farm through one of the career fairs being held on Handshake, and that provided me invaluable experience,” says Sachi Srivastava (BS Computer Information Systems/Supply Chain Management). “I have also met with my career coach several times to go over my resume.”

The more opportunities you take advantage of, the more likely you are to land the career you desire after graduation. We recommend working with a career coach as early and as often as possible. “The W. P. Carey Career Services Center assisted and supported me with my internship search, degree program changes, and countless other academic and career-related endeavors,” says Cassie English (BS Business Data Analytics/Marketing).