University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Accreditation

AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs. Similarly, less than two percent of institutions maintain an additional specialized AACSB Accreditation for their accounting programs. The Sam M. Walton College of Business is within this prestigious few.

AACSB Accredited Seal

History

The Sam M. Walton College of Business has maintained AACSB Accreditation since 1931. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

Continuous Improvement

Accreditation not only means business schools must meet specific standards of excellence, but their deans, faculty, and professional staff must make a commitment to ongoing continuous improvement to ensure that the institution will continue to deliver the highest quality of education to students.

Our commitment to improvement emphases engagement, innovation, impact, and curricular excellence through Assurance of Learning initiatives.

 









Rankings

U.S. News & World Report 2022 "Best Undergraduate Business Programs"

  • Public – 24
  • Public and Private – 36
  • Public Specialty
    • Supply Chain Management/Logistics – 11
    • Management Information Systems – 16

U.S. News & World Report 2021 "America's Best Colleges"

  • Public - 28
  • Public and Private - 44
  • Public Specialty: Supply Chain Management/Logistics - 10

Our Values

Excellence: We are driven to be the best in everything we do.

Professionalism: We operate with integrity, humility, respect, and inclusion.

Innovation: We imagine possibilities, we create, and we inspire others.

Collegiality: We respect each individual, we value our differences, and we welcome all.

Be Epic.