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Ranking and Recognition
In 2015, the JMU College of Business Information Security (InfoSec) MBA program was ranked 12th in the nation for best online MBA programs by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings included 195 other online MBA programs. JMU is the top ranked program in Virginia.
Congratulations to the Computer Information Systems Department, which has been ranked number two in the nation by College Factual, a site that uses outcomes-based data to guide students through the college selection process.
In 2014, a JMU team was named global co-winner in the Google Online Marketing Challenge. Additionally, three other teams from JMU placed in the Google Online Marketing Challenge social impact category. Collectively, they won $20,000 for three different nonprofits.
In 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.
In 2013, the AITP Student Chapter received outstanding recognition as "The Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year."
In 2012, CyberCity was a finalist in the Governor's Technology Awards