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Leavey School of Business Ranked Among Top 100 Business Programs Nationally

U.S. News and World Report ranked the Leavey School of Business at No. 64 nationally, and five of its programs in the top 20.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017—Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business was ranked in the top 100 best business schools in the nation, coming in at number 64 according to the 2018 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings.

Additionally, five business school programs ranked among the top 20 nationally:

  • Production and Operation Management: #15
  • ️Management Information Systems: #16
  • Accounting: #19
  • ️Entrepreneurship: #19
  • ️Marketing: #19

“We are proud to see so many of our programs recognized at the national level,” said Caryn Beck-Dudley, dean of the Leavey School of Business. “Much of the credit goes to the hard work of our faculty and staff who ensure that our students receive an excellent education throughout their time with us.”

Santa Clara University came in at No. 2 Regional University in the West, earning an overall score of 99 out of 100. The University was also ranked No. 1 in Best Colleges for Veterans, and No. 14 in Best Value Schools.

The “2018 Best Colleges” survey compared Santa Clara University with 653 other universities that offer a full range of undergraduate programs and master’s degrees, but few doctoral programs. The Western region covers master’s level colleges and universities from Colorado to the West Coast, and includes Texas.

SCU’s overview and 2018 rankings are featured here.  

About Leavey School of Business
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the most dynamic business environments in the world, the Leavey School of Business combines academic excellence in the 450-year Jesuit tradition, with an energetic, innovative spirit that typifies the region. For more information, see

About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located 40 miles south of San Francisco in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its more than 9,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering; master’s degrees in business, education, counseling psychology, pastoral ministry, and theology; and law degrees and engineering doctoral degrees. Distinguished nationally by one of the highest graduation rates among all U.S. master’s universities, California’s oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. For more information, see

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