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Among the Best Business Schools in the World

“[The international Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)] provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level. The AACSB Accreditation Standards challenge post-secondary educators to pursue excellence and continuous improvement throughout their business programs. AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.” AACSB.edu

As an accredited institution of the AACSB, the College of Business operates under a high set of quality standards for our programs and professors. Each course’s curriculum is regularly reviewed to ensure the continued quality and innovative excellence of our programs.

The College of Business is also one of very few schools in the world to hold accreditation for both our business and accounting programs.

Learn more about the value of accreditation for students

First in Idaho

In 1978, the ISU College of Business became the first business school in the state to receive accreditation from the AACSB.

Among the Best

The AACSB accredits less than 5 percent of schools granting business degrees worldwide.

Dually Accredited

The College of Business is among only 189 institutions holding an additional, specialized AACSB accreditation in our accounting program.  

Performance Metrics

The Idaho State University College of Business strives to build a culture of professionalism among our students, especially through encouraged involvement in professional development, networking, and internship activities. These activities, among an array of tutoring services and an approachable and renowned faculty and staff, are all geared towards building the best possible education and overall future for our students. These aspects all represent a unique and opportunity-enriched atmosphere - inspiring increased enrollments, higher retention and an 83.8% positive career progression rate. This positive career progression rate includes the 67.6% percent of College of Business graduates who secure employment within 18 days of graduation, as well as another 16.2% of business grads who continue into graduate studies (ISU Career Center, 2021 Employment Facts).

Enrollment & Retention

Enrollment

Curriculum

Fall 2021 Enrollment

 Fall 2021 Graduates

Associate in Business

56

6

Undecided Business

22

 

Accounting

122

12

Business Informatics, Computer Information Systems, Health Informatics, & Informatics

40

1

Economics1

26

2

Finance2

79

15

General Business

124

1

Healthcare Administration1

48

7

Management2

156

11

Marketing2

86

6

Master in Accountancy

36

11

Master in Business Admin

115

23

Master in Healthcare Admin

29

0

College of Business Total:

939

95

1. Program numbers exclude students on catalog years prior to the program being placed in the College of Business.

2. Program participates in the flexible BBA option and may not represent all students enrolled in program because they are already being counted in another program and can only be counted once.

Retention

Fall 2020 - Fall 2021

Representing overall percentage of students enrolled in Fall 2020 who were eligible to enroll in Spring 2021. 

ISU Overall Undergraduate Retention

80.6%