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Ranking and Recognition

us news logo best online programIn 2014, the JMU College of Business Information Security (InfoSec) MBA program was ranked 9th in the nation for online graduate business programs by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings included 172 other online MBA programs.  JMU is the top ranked program in Virginia. In 2013, JMU’s program was 49th in the rankings. 

bloomberg ranking 2014In 2014, the College of Business ranked 17th among public institutions and 40th among all business schools.  The COB remains in the top 5 percent of undergraduate business schools nationwide. BusinessWeek has ranked us third on the public schools list and fourth out of all undergraduate business schools in the U.S. for return on investment, calculated by comparing annual tuition and required fees and median starting salaries for 2008 graduates.  Our CIS program was ranked 10th nationally by Bloomberg Businessweek for 2013.

aitp logoIn 2013, the AITP Student Chapter received outstanding recognition as “The Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year.”

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In 2013, two teams from JMU’s iMBA Program earned global recognition in the Google Online Marketing Program social impact category and collectively won $20,000 for local non-profits.  Additionally, a JMU Department of Marketing team was named global winner for the G+ Social Media Marketing Award. Google featured the CoB in a promotional video for the challenge.


 In 2012, CyberCity was a finalist in the Governor's Technology Awards