2022 Poets&Quants Undergraduate B-School Ranking

Number 9 Ranking

Villanova, Pa. January 27, 2022 The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is pleased to announce that the VSB undergraduate program has been ranked among the top ten business programs in the nation by Poets&Quants for Undergrads, securing the #9 spot. VSB performed exceptionally well in the admissions category, achieving the #8 spot.

Poets&Quants for Undergrads is an online publication that provides comprehensive undergraduate business education news. The sixth-annual ranking includes 95 schools and uses admissions statistics, elements of the student experience, and employment outcomes to measure quality. Rankings were based upon statistics prepared by the participating schools, as well as a survey of over 5,400 recent graduates who were asked to reflect on faculty, extracurricular opportunities, and accessibility of the alumni network. Some methodology adjustments were made to how the ranking considered SAT scores, acceptance rates, and average high school GPAs.

“Our undergraduate program maintains a high standard of educational quality and we are proud to be in the top ten,” said Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB. “VSB is ranked among excellent business schools, and our strong performance provides external validation of an exceptional experience for our students.”

VSB faculty and staff provide a rigorous, applied curriculum and exceptional student services to ensure our students graduate prepared to become business leaders for a better world.

To read more about this ranking, please visit the Poets&Quants for Undergrads article and website.

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is top-ranked among business schools in the nation. Its online graduate business programs are ranked #5, and its online MBA program is ranked 16 by U.S. News and World Report. VSB has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to five Centers of Excellence – the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights and the Center for Church Management – with each designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and applied opportunities for students. VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit business.villanova.edu.


About Villanova University: Since 1842, Villanova University’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University's six colleges – the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Professional Studies and the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. As students grow intellectually, Villanova prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them. For more, visit www.villanova.edu.




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