College of Business ranked Top 5 by U.S. News for international business programs.

College of Business ranked Top 5 by U.S. News for international business programs.

College of Business ranked Top 5 by U.S. News for international business programs.

Building on its achievements as a top international business program, Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business has been ranked fifth among the best undergraduate international programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition of Best Colleges.

It is the highest ranking to date for FIU’s undergraduate international business program in U.S. News’ well-regarded survey, and the fourth time in five years that the college has ranked within the Top 10 in international business. In 2016, the program ranked 6th, in 2015 it ranked 8th, in 2013 the program ranked 10th, and in 2014 it held the 11th spot.

“We are proud to play a leading role in the development of global business leaders, led by our first-rate faculty and our high-achieving, international student body,” said Jose M. Aldrich, acting dean of the College of Business. “As the ability to do business globally grows more essential each year, we continue to make strides in improving the international business education we deliver to our students.”

The International Business program features a multi-disciplinary curriculum in which students take courses in international business, regional studies, and functional areas. It integrates seminar-style classes, study abroad opportunities and professional development activities.

Faculty, students help place the College of Business among the nation’s best programs.

“For the last sixteen years, our faculty members, who are outstanding teachers and globally-recognized researchers, have maintained FIU’s position as one of the best international programs,” said William Newburry, chair, Department of Management and International Business. “With the depth and breadth of this educational background, graduates of the international business program at FIU will continue to have an impact on the global business community.”

To appear on this survey, programs must be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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