UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Rankings & Reputation

Rankings are one measure of reputation and UNC Kenan-Flagler is consistently ranked among the best business schools in the world.

Our alumni network is renowned. The Economist ranked the MBA Program No. 8 based on potential to network, citing the range and helpfulness of our alumni network. And when it comes to connecting, the network extends to all UNC programs. LinkedIn selected UNC to win the NCAA tournament based on student and alumni networking on LinkedIn. The power of the UNC and UNC Kenan-Flagler network traces its roots back two centuries, as the first public U.S. university, and around the globe, where over 32,500 UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni live in more than 80 countries.

Our full-time MBA Program was ranked No. 12 overall and No. 3 among public programs by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2014, which includes a No. 6 student satisfaction ranking, No. 13 employer ranking and No. 13 faculty research ranking. In addition, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked us No. 7 for MBA leadership development globally. Forbes ranked us No. 11 for return on investment (ROI). The Financial Times ranked us No. 9 for corporate social responsibility and ethics. U.S. News & World Report ranked us among the top 20 in the United States.

Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report ranked the Executive MBA Program among the top 15 EMBA programs in the United States. The Financial Times ranked OneMBA among the top 30 EMBA programs in the world.

Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report ranked the Undergraduate Business Program in the top 10 in the United States. The Undergraduate Business Program consistently receives the highest marks for teaching quality, facilities and services, and job placement.

The Financial Times ranked UNC Executive Development among the top 10 in the world for custom programs.

The Public Accounting Report ranked our Master of Accounting Program in the top 10 in accounting.

Reputation also is based on the work of our faculty, who are known for excellence in both research and teaching. Their thought leadership is recognized in both academic and corporate circles, and makes an impact on the practice of business. Evidence of their effectiveness in the classroom includes: