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Poole College Undergraduate Programs in Business, Analytics Shine in 2024 U.S. News Rankings

The college ranked No. 9 in undergraduate business analytics programs among publics nationwide and No. 3 in North Carolina for overall undergraduate business programs, among other rankings.

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In the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings, several Poole College of Management undergraduate programs ranked among the best in the state and nation.

Poole College’s overall undergraduate business program ranked 3rd in North Carolina and 70th in the U.S., climbing three spots from last year’s national ranking. 

In specialty rankings, the college’s undergraduate business analytics program ranked No. 1 in North Carolina, No. 9 among public universities and No. 21 nationally. Poole’s undergraduate accounting program also ranked highly, at 38th in the U.S. 

“These rankings are a huge testament to our students, faculty and staff, whose dedication, talent and hard work combine to help the college achieve our mission of making the world a better place to live and work,” says Frank Buckless, Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean of the Poole College of Management. 

The Best Undergraduate Business Programs rankings are based solely on peer assessment surveys, and the schools considered must be accredited by AACSB International. The survey evaluates business programs on student excellence, faculty resources, academic reputation and expert opinion.