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Tuesday, March 5, 2024
With a demonstrated focus on quality in teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning, seven institutions have earned initial business accreditation.

Tampa, Fla., USA (March 5, 2024)AACSB International (AACSB) announced today that seven institutions have earned business accreditation.

Achieving Business Accreditation

Ahlia University
Ashland University
Hefei University of Technology
Sukkur IBA University
Universidad EAFIT
University of Portsmouth
VSE / Prague University of Economics and Business

With the recognition of these schools, AACSB now has 1,019 accredited institutions in over 65 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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