Rankings and Recognition

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U.S. News and World Report Business Programs 2022
Bloomberg Business Week Best B-Schools 2021-22
University HQ Top 100 Most Affordable Project Management Colleges 2021
2021 Sponsor Insight Newsweek Leading Tourism and Hospitality Management Programs 2021

  • Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the MBA program No. 13 for diversity and No. 84 overall on its Best B-Schools list. The program also had the highest share of female and nonbinary students (2021).
  • University HQ ranked the Bachelor of Professional Studies degree with a concentration in project management one of the top 100 best affordable project management degrees (2021).
  • The School of Business hospitality program was included in Newsweek Insights's 2021 USA's Leading Tourism and Hospitality Management Programs.
  • U.S. News & World Report named the College of Charleston MBA program No. 1 in the Nation for Job Placement within three months of graduation (2021). 
  • Study.com ranked the College of Charleston School of Business No. 13 on their list of the top 50 colleges and universities offering a bachelor’s program in business (2021).
  • Bachelor’s Degree Center listed the project management concentration within the Bachelor of Professional Studies program No. 11 on their list of the 25 best online bachelor’s degrees in project management (2021).
  • College Consensus ranked our one-year MBA program No. 21 on its list of top Master of Business Administration programs in the southern region of the United States (2021).
  • Learn.org ranked the organizational management and development concentration within the Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) program 10th in the nation among schools offering an online bachelor’s degree in the discipline (2020).
  • Study.com rated the College of Charleston No. 6 among the nation's 50 best international business degree programs (2020).
  • Study.com ranked the School of Business No. 16 Best Business School in the Country (2019).
  • Study.com ranked the Hospitality and Tourism Management program No. 6 in the Country (2019).
  • Study.com ranked the Finance program No. 5 in the Country (2019).
  • MBA Central ranked the College of Charleston MBA program the No. 7 Accelerated MBA in the Country (2019).
  • College of Charleston MBA is the most-affordable accelerated, full-time program in the nation for out-of-state students (2019). 
  • College of Charleston MBA is the most-affordable accelerated, full-time program in the nation for South Carolina residents (2019).
  • Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked the Hospitality and Tourism Management program No. 51 in the World (2018).
  • Schools.com ranked the International Business program No. 2 in the Country (2018). 
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Charleston MBA program one of the Top 100 Full-Time MBA Programs in the Nation (2018).
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Charleston MBA No. 8 in the Country for Most Women (2017).
  • The Business Research Guide ranks us as #15 among the top 30 prominent business schools for global business and study abroad programs. This recognition is made possible through the dedication of our faculty in advancing global learning and leading study abroad programs to places such as Dubai, Honduras, Ghana, Hong Kong, Brazil, and China.
  • According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the School of Business's undergraduate International Business program is the 10th largest program among public universities in the U.S.
  • The School of Business ranks No. 1 in the world among universities with the most Certified Global Business Professionals (CGBP) on faculty. All CGBP faculty have lived, worked and studied abroad.
  • The Global Business Resource Center, part of the international business program, is one of only three universities to be selected by EXIM Bank of the United States to become an EXIM Bank City-State partner. The EXIM Bank is the official export credit agency whose mission is to assist in financing the export of goods and services to international markets.