Accreditation by AACSB was achieved in 1973 in record time of just two years – never accomplished before or since by any business school in the world.
The UAB accounting program was among the first 18 accounting programs to receive accreditation by AACSB the very first year the association began evaluating accounting programs in 1982.
U.S. News & World Report ranks UAB as one of nation's "Best Business Schools" in its 2015 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges.
The Princeton Review reports UAB Collat School of Business as one of the nation's best in its 2015 edition of "Best 295 Business Schools".
The UAB MBA program is recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 Best Graduate Schools ranking in the top 15% of part-time MBA programs. The highest ranked part-time program and the largest fully accredited MBA program in Alabama.
U.S. News & WorldReport ranks UAB Collat School of Business online undergraduate and graduate programs among the nation's best in the 2016 edition of "Best Online Programs".
First business school in Alabama to require internship or similar experience as a part of the curricula.
Featured on CNBC Squawk Box and in Bloomberg Businessweek, the three-time international award-winning UAB Green and Gold Fund is a student investment fund that generates significant scholarship funding and has over $550K in assets.
In a joint initiative with Innovation Depot in 2014, established the UAB iLab to help students incubate creative ideas and build new businesses while in school.
The UAB Center for Sales Leadership is the second of its kind in the southeast to offer training beyond the classroom to business professionals from a range of companies throughout the region.