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. 10 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 33,500 UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni live in more than 79 countries.

U.S. News & World Report ranked MBA@UNC No. 3 among online MBA programs and The Princeton Review ranked it No. 1.

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked our full-time MBA Program No. 17 overall, which includes a No. 11 student satisfaction ranking, in 2015. In an earlier ranking of specialty areas, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked us No. 7 for MBA leadership development globally. Forbes ranked us No. 13 for return on investment (ROI). U.S. News & World Report ranked us No. 16.

Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report ranked the Executive MBA Program among the top 15 EMBA programs in the U.S.

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the Undergraduate Business Program No. 7 and U.S. News & World Report ranked it No. 9.

The Financial Times ranked UNC Executive Development No. 3 in the U.S. and No. 13 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: