AACSB Accredited

The College of Business (CoB) is one of 5% of business schools with accreditation by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

1 of 5%

of business programs with AACSB International accreditation

#20

on Best Colleges list
GradReports

GradReports

JMU’s finance program has earned a spot on the 2020 Best Colleges list compiled by GradReports. The program is No. 20 on the nationwide list of schools, based on median early-career salary of over 5 million graduates.

Best Finance Colleges

The finance program at JMU’s College of Business landed at No. 27 on UniversityHQ’s list of the Best Finance Colleges and Universities in the U.S. for 2021, the highest-ranking of any school in Virginia.

#27

on list of Best Finance Colleges and
Universities in the U.S.

UniversityHQ

  • The team from JMU emerged victorious in the 2022 edition of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s "Academic Challenge."
  • Professor emeritus Pamela Drake co-authored the newly published Introduction to Finance: Financial Management and Investment Management. It was her eighth book and the fifth on the topic of finance.
  • Professor Kristin Fink was recognized for her innovation in curriculum development and/or assessment of learning activities with the 2021 Kenneth R. Bartee Award for Teaching Innovation Award.
  • The finance program is a CFA University Affiliate
  • The finance program at JMU’s College of Business landed at No. 27 on UniversityHQ’s list of the Best Finance Colleges and Universities in the U.S. for 2021, the highest ranking of any school in Virginia.
  • The JMU Banking Team recently took 2nd place in the nationwide 2020 Community Bank Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS).
  • Professor Carl Larsson received the 2020 Distinguished Teacher Award for the JMU College of Business, bestowed annually by the provost.
  • Finance alumnus Justin Quaglia (’11) was given the 2020 Gold Network Young Alumni Award from the JMU Alumni Association.
  • Student-run Madison Investment Fund won the Core Portfolio Competition at Quinnipiac University’s 2019 Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) IX Forum.  

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