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Thursday, November 16, 2023
With a demonstrated focus on quality in teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning, nine institutions have earned initial business accreditation and one has extended business accreditation.

Tampa, Fla., USA (November 16, 2023)—AACSB International (AACSB) announced today that nine institutions have earned business accreditation and one has extended its business accreditation.

Achieving Business Accreditation

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
Hasselt University
Heilbronn University Graduate School
Providence University
School of Business and Economics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
School of Business, The University of Jordan
Taylor's University Sdn. Bhd.
University of Liechtenstein
University of the Sunshine Coast

Extended Business Accreditation

Kansas State University

With the recognition of these schools, AACSB now has 1,013 accredited institutions in over 60 countries and territories and 194 institutions with AACSB accreditation for accounting programs. Achieving this milestone ensures greater access to high-quality business education for learners around the world and businesses seeking top talent.

“AACSB congratulates each institution on achieving AACSB accreditation,” said Stephanie Bryant, executive vice president and global chief accreditation officer at AACSB. “The commitment to earning accreditation is a true reflection of each school’s dedication—not only to its students, alumni network, and greater business community—but to society as a whole.”

Achieving AACSB accreditation is a mission-driven, rigorous process that includes an in-depth assessment of internal activities, mentorship with an AACSB advisor, and a peer-reviewed evaluation focused on continuous improvement. During this multiyear path, schools focus on developing and implementing a plan to achieve their mission and align with AACSB’s accreditation standards. These principles-based standards require excellence in areas relating to strategic management and innovation, research, and teaching and learning.

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