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Facts and Rankings

At the Poole College of Management, we instill an entrepreneurial mindset in all our students and build analytical skills into every program, so graduates leave here ready to lead. We partner with academia and industry to create extraordinary experiences for our students and faculty. Take a quick glimpse at the highlights across Poole.

Essential Facts

  • 4,400+ undergraduate and graduate students
  • 35,000+ alumni
  • Nearly 100 full-time faculty members engaged in purposeful research that generates knowledge and drives economic development
  • Bachelor’s degrees in accounting, business administration, economics
  • Master’s degrees in accounting, business administration, economics and management
  • Doctoral degree in economics
  • 15+ concentrations across academic programs, ranging from finance and supply chain management to entrepreneurship and marketing
  • Eight graduate certificates
  • Executive education through custom-designed solutions, workshops and open programs
  • Major initiatives fostering research, learning and corporate engagement: Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, Enterprise Risk Management Initiative, Business Analytics Initiative and Business Sustainability Collaborative.
  • Hundreds of mutually beneficial relationships with corporate partners

Jenkins MBA Ranked No. 1 in Diversity

Bloomberg Businessweek, 2022


The Poole College of Management at NC State University actively engages with industry and academia to create an innovative and collaborative intellectual environment that fosters learning, scholarship and service. We focus on developing and supporting leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset and analytical problem solving capabilities to positively impact our data-rich, dynamic, global economy.

No. 1 in the Southeast and No. 15 Nationally for Entrepreneurship

NC State has been ranked as a top school for undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship for four years in a row. (The Princeton Review, 2022)


Undergraduate Programs

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Jenkins MBA

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Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC)

Graduate Economics Programs