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Villanova University Ranked #22 in International Business by U.S. News & World Report

VILLANOVA, Pa. - Villanova University was recognized among the top International Business programs in the nation in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report ranking, placing #22.

The international business program’s success in the U.S. News & World Report ranking recognizes the excellence of our faculty, staff, curriculum and student services. VSB is also known for its teaching excellence, cutting-edge research, academic rigor, state-of-the-art learning facilities and the integration of ethics and service into curricular and extracurricular experiences.

“I see this ranking as recognition of our collective efforts to provide innovative, high impact international experiences in the classroom and around the world, including our cutting edge freshman global citizens program, our diverse study abroad and internship options, our new global leadership fellows initiative and growing scholarship and other funding to support these efforts,” said Jonathan Doh, PhD, Herbert G. Rammrath Endowed Chair in International Business.

“This is a testament to the effort and quality of our faculty, staff, programs and students,” said Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of the Villanova School of Business. “We are honored to be recognized.”

The U.S. News & World Report ranking for international business is based on a peer assessment survey conducted in spring 2014 of undergraduate business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

To see the complete ranking, please visit U.S. News & World Report International Business Ranking.

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is ranked #24 in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek and has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to six Centers of Excellence (the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights, the Center for the Study of Church Management & Business Ethics and the Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Center) with each center designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and teaching opportunities for business faculty. 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

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 School of Law. As students grow intellectually, Villanova prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.