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        Why the Harbert College of Business

        The Harbert College of Business is one of the country's most prestigious, innovative, and dynamic business schools.  Located in the heart of Auburn, Alabama, we offer world-class education in a world-class community.  With programs, research centers, and faculty that lead the nation, our campus is a leadership hub dedicated to guiding you to the top of your field.

        Ranked Among the Nation's Best

        Join the Harbert College of Business and become a part of one of the best programs in the nation.  

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          Graduate Programs

          • No. 1 for online MBA programs, 2019, BusinessStudent.com
          • No. 3 for greatest resources for minority online MBA students, 2019, The Princeton Review
          • No. 4 for online Accounting master’s program, BestMastersPrograms.org (April 30, 2019)
          • No. 5 for online MBA programs for veterans, 2019, U.S. News & World Report
          • No. 5 for best-administered online MBA program, 2019, The Princeton Review
          • No. 6 for Online Master’s in Finance, online College Plan (Sept. 16, 2019)
          • No. 8 for online MBA programs, 2020, Poets & Quants (Oct. 9, 2019)
          • No. 8 for Best Online Master’s Degrees in Finance, 2019, Online Schools Report (June 17, 2019)
          • No. 8 for largest graduate schools for physician executives, 2018, Modern Healthcare
          • No. 8 among best online master’s programs in accounting, 2019, Accounting.com
          • No. 9 for online MBA programs, 2019, U.S. News & World Report
          • No. 13 for online MBA programs, 2019, The Princeton Review
          • No. 13 for online non-MBA Master programs, 2019. U.S. News & World Report
          • No. 13 among U.S. Programs in real estate management, 2018, Eduniversal
          • No. 18 for top Bachelor’s Degrees in Data Science, Data Science Degree Programs Guide (May 29, 2019)
          • No. 21 among Southeast executive MBA programs, 2019, Ivy Exec
          • No. 25 among Best Master’s in Information Systems Degree Programs, Intelligent.com (Nov. 20, 2019)
          • No. 37 among global online MBA programs, 2019, CEO Magazine
          • No. 38 in top Master’s Accounting Programs, 2018, Public Accounting Report
          • No. 40 among global executive MBA programs, 2019, CEO Magazine
          • No. 41 among U.S. executive MBA programs, 2018, Eduniversal
          • No. 41 among 2019 best MBA programs, 2019, TFE Times (April 17, 2019)
          • No. 60 among Master of Accountancy programs, 2019, TFE Times
          • No. 69 (35 among public universities) for Full-Time MBA program, 2020, U.S. News & World Report

          Undergraduate Programs

          • No. 7 Supply Chain Management, Gartner, June 2020
          • No. 6 for best online business bachelor’s degrees for 2020, Great Business Schools (August 5, 2019)
          • No. 45 in the Public Accounting Report Survey, 2019
          • No. 48 for Best Value Undergraduate Business Schools, 2019, Value Colleges
          • No. 56 for School of Accountancy, 2019, US News & World Report
          • No. 62 for undergraduate programs, 2019, US News & World Report

          Research Programs

          • No. 18 in Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings, 2019
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        2020 Poets & Quants - Top 10 Online MBA Business Schools

        We inspire excellence!

        $54k
        Average starting salary for 2019 graduates
        91%
        Freshman retention rate
        54
        Years of excellence in business education
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        The Gold-Standard of Business Education

        The Harbert College of Business is one of 862 business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business schools have earned this distinguished accreditation. We pass the AACSB’s rigorous criteria and standards, coordinating peer reviews and consultation every five years to ensure we are delivering you a relevant and high-quality business education.

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        Additional Accreditation

        The School of Accountancy is separately accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), ensuring you receive a top-quality education that puts you on the path toward success.

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        Learn from the best

        Published in prestigious publications and often consulted by media and policymakers, our faculty seek out and engage in a variety of research that advances business theory and practice. Among our faculty, we boast 73 tenure track, 21 non-tenure track, and 8 Eminent Scholars.

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        Employer Recognition

        Employers across the country recognize the power of a Harbert College degree. It opens doors and closes deals. To help you get your foot in the door, we provide career coaching, resume building sessions, business etiquette dinners, mock interviews, career fairs, and more.

        Build your professional & career skills

        Our students are engaged in and outside the classroom!

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        Study Abroad

        Explore the world and your options. You can earn degree credits while immersing yourself in the international business culture.

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        Activities & Competitions

        Experience in business is key. Get the opportunity to strut your stuff at countless business competitions and events.

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        Clubs & Organizations

        Good relationships make for good business. In our student organizations, you'll learn and connect both in and out of the classroom.

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