Ranking, Accolades and Accreditation

Quick facts

The Bryan School is one of the largest business schools in North Carolina, offering ten undergraduate programs, seven graduate certificate programs, five masters programs, and three PhD programs.

Undergraduate Students
3,611
Graduate Students
409
Total Enrollment
4,020

The Bryan School has dual accreditation in business and accounting.
The School holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from AACSB – a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world.

MBA Program

#1
Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students in NC

MBA Program
The Princeton Review, 2017

#3
Part-time MBA Program among Public Universities in NC

MBA Evening Program
US News Rankings, 2018

#3
Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students in the Southeast

MBA Program
The Princeton Review, 2017

#6

Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students in the Nation
The Princeton Review, 2017

#5

Part-time MBA Program in NC
US News Rankings, 2018

#23

Part-time MBA Program among Public Universities in the 12 States of the South
US News Rankings, 2018

#28

Part-time MBA Program in the 12 states in the South
US News Rankings, 2018

#71

Part-time MBA Program among Public Universities in the Nation
US News Rankings, 2018

#122

Tied for Part-time MBA Program in the Nation
US News Rankings, 2018

Master's in Information Technology and Management

Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs
Ranked by US News, 2017

#2
Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Program in NC

US News, 2017

#9
Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Program in the 12 states in the South

US News, 2017

#16
Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Program among Public Universities in the US

US News, 2017

Additional Graduate Program Rankings

#102

MBA Program
The Financial Engineer Times, 2017

#134

Master of Economics Program
The Financial Engineer Times, 2017

#152

Master of Science in Accounting Program
The Financial Engineer Times, 2017

#27

Tied for Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Program in the US
Ranked by US News, 2017

Undergraduate Programs

#4
in the Nation for Best Online Business Degree
#10
Fashion Design Program Nationally among Public Schools and Colleges

Top 20% of Schools Considered
FashionSchools.org, 2016

#6
Fashion Merchandising Program in the South

FashionSchools.org, 2016

Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies

#21

Nationally in Fashion Design Programs
Top 15% of Schools Considered
FashionSchools.org, 2016

#4

in Fashion Design Programs in the South
FashionSchools.org, 2016

#22

Nationally in Fashion Merchandising Programs
Top 20% of Schools Considered
FashionSchools.org, 2016

#17

Nationally in Fashion Merchandising Programs among Public Schools and Colleges
Top 20% of Schools Considered
FashionSchools.org, 2016

Rankings by Major

Ranked by College Factual, 2017

Computer and Information Sciences

Best Value (#29 of 527)

Business / Managerial Economics

Best Value (#13 of 105)

Computer and Information Sciences

Top Ranked for Veterans (#82 of 564)

Business / Managerial Economics

Top Ranked for Veterans (#17 of 104)

Business / Managerial Economics

Best Value (#16 of 105)

Accounting

Best Value (#114 of 577)

Hospitality Management

Best Value (#35 of 115)

Finance

Best Value (#114 of 358)

Business, Management, and Marketing

Best Value (#16 of 105)

Business, Management, and Marketing

Top Ranked for Veterans (#309 of 852)

Most Popular

Graduates the most Students in each Major

Computer and Information Sciences

Most Popular Online (#231 of 1757)

Business, Management, and Marketing

Most Popular (#202 of 2189)

Business, Management, and Marketing

Most Popular Online (#86 of 725)

Business Administration & Management

Most Popular (#102 of 1841)

Entrepreneurial Studies

Most Popular (#40 of 195)

International Business

Most Popular (#56 of 368)

Accounting

Most Popular (#278 of 1345)

Computer and Information Sciences

Most Popular (#158 of 1513)

Business/Managerial Economics

Most Popular (#47 of 214)

Hospitality Management

Most Popular (#85 of 239)

US News defines the South as AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV

Retention, Graduation & Employment

Persistence (Retention)
Year Entered 2011 2012 2013 2014
Percentage Returned for Next Year 72.8 73.8 82.8 79.4

Percentage of Bryan School enrollees returning to UNC Greensboro for their second year.

Graduate Employment 2015-2016 Master’s Students (Full-time) Master’s Students (Part-time)
Accepted Employment by Graduation 47 2
Accepted Employment within 3 Months 2 0
Accepted Employment within 6 Months 2 0
Total Not Seeking Employment – Continuing Education 4 0
Total Already Employed at Graduation 18 13
Continuing Search 18 0
No Information Provided 25 6
Total: 116 21

Data cover December and May Commencements and are updated periodically to meet University, Accreditation, and Government reporting requirements.

Undergraduate Employment 2015-2016 Undergraduate Students
Accepted Employment by Graduation 126
Accepted Employment within 3 Months 12
Accepted Employment within 6 Months 3
Starting Own Business 9
Total Already Employed at Graduation 43
Total Not Seeking Employment – Continuing Education 20
Continuing Search 103
No Information Provided 191
Total: 507

Data cover December and May Commencements and are updated periodically to meet University, Accreditation, and Government reporting requirements.