The University at Albany School of Business prepares the best and brightest students to adapt and compete in the ever-changing marketplace.

AACSB dual accreditation in business and accounting places the UAlbany School of Business in the top 2% of world's 16,000 business schools.

Highly ranked world-class faculty teach sixteen undergraduate programs in business, accounting and digital forensics, six full-time MBA options and four graduate programs in accounting. Faculty have received more than $10 million in grants and funded research – the highest among all business schools in the U.S.

Students have opportunities in experiential learning, research, entrepreneurship, and mentoring through interactions with faculty, staff and industry.

Seventeen student-run School of Business clubs and organizations, many established by students, offer extra-curricular education.

The school’s strong pipelines to the business community allow the majority of our students to be placed in jobs before graduation and have access to top executives in leading firms.

School of Business alumni become a powerful network of leaders truly shaping the business world.

The Massry Center for Business, an open and interactive, state-of-the-art LEED Gold certified facility, was named thefifth most beautiful business school in the world.

Overview of programs, alumni success, and research centers>


    • UAlbany School of Business Finance Professor David Smith

      Five Questions with Faculty: David Smith

      Dr. David Smith researches ETFs, counsels students on the market and saves time for music. 

    • UAlbany School of Business MBA student Benjamin Harris presents his award winning app

      MBA Students Bring Home Cash Prize for Startup Idea in Statewide Business Competition

      MBA students Benjamin Harris and Ryan Deyette won first place in the "Military and First Responder" category in the New York Business Plan Competition,  receiving $10,000 for their startup idea,VetsTogether, an app providing social support for veterans and resources for those suffering from PTSD.

      First-year MBA student,Afolabi Soetan also participated in the statewide final after winning second place in the "Consumer Products & Services" track in the New York Business Plan Capital Region Semi-Finals. Soetan competed for his startup, Oga Faaji, a luxury accessories company.


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      School of Business Alumni Invest More Than $1.5 Million to Support Student Success

      Dean Nilanjan Sen noted that the alumni contributions to the School of Business extend beyond their financial support.

      “We benefit greatly from the time and wisdom that these alumni donate to the School. Their generous campaign gifts allow us to nurture talented and motivated students by strengthening scholarships and career services and expanding opportunities for international travel. By adding to our resources, they bolster the School of Business’s excellence and continue to elevate our reputation.”


    • UAlbany School of Business Dean Nilanjan Sen

      Dean Sen's Plans for School Featured in Business Review

      In an interview with the Business Review, Dean Nilanjan Sen talked about the success of Singapore, moving to Albany, the necessary evolution of business school curricula, new programs, international partnerships, building relationships with local business and growing the school.

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      Setting the Standard for Accounting Education

      University at Albany accounting programs are currently recognized by eight rankings, including #44 by College Factual and #4 by for overall excellence. The graduate accounting program is ranked #5 in New York, according to the Accounting Degree Review, in good company with NYU, Columbia University, University of Rochester, and Baruch College.

    • TIAA president and CEO Roger Ferguson Speaks at UAlbany School of Business

      TIAA President and CEO Roger Ferguson Visits School of Business

      At a School of Business event, TIAA president and CEO Roger Ferguson fielded questions about a variety of topics including coping with market volatility, the looming retirement crisis in western countries, possible privatization of Social Security, student debt challenges, TIAA’s approach to maintaining data privacy, and Amazon’s recent decision to cancel planned investments in New York City. 


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