Points of Pride

  • 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 2014 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 2014 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The UAB Professional Sales Certificate is named one of the top sales programs in the nation by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF).

  • The UAB Charles & Patsy Collat Industrial Distribution (ID) Program is a highly unique degree program, one of only a handful in the U.S., that offers a variety of outstanding career opportunities with a long-standing recognition of student success in the industrial and medical industries.blank700x1