Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Robins School No. 16 among American undergraduate business programs

April 4, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business No. 16 overall on its 2014 list of America’s best undergraduate business programs.

Among specific measures, the Robins School ranked No. 2 for academic quality, No. 7 for student satisfaction, and received an A+ in Teaching Quality, Facilities/Services and Job Placement. It is the ninth year running that the school ranked in the top 25.

“As a small school with a global footprint, we can provide our students with a personalized education both in and out of the classroom,” said Robins School Dean Nancy N. Bagranoff.  “Our dedicated teacher scholars and unparalleled support services develop our students to be career ready the first day they walk into a job. They are collaborative, personable and technically prepared,” she said.

William T. Bishop, managing partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Richmond, said he is impressed by the professional breadth of knowledge Robins School students and graduates possess.

"We recruit Robins School candidates heavily," said Bishop. "The combination of incredible technical instruction, individual attention from outstanding professors, opportunities for campus leadership, and programs to develop communication and networking skills generates highly qualified graduates that fit right into professional organizations. We have high performing Robins School grads at all levels in our firm."

The Robins School is the country’s only fully accredited top-tier undergraduate business school that also is part of a top-tier liberal arts university. Bloomberg Businessweek previously recognized the Robins School’s MBA program as one of the top 30 part-time MBA programs in the country. The Robins School executive education division offers open enrollment courses and customized leadership development programs for individuals and businesses.