Business Accreditation & Affiliations

Why Does Accreditation & Affiliations Matter?

Going to college is a big investment. You are going to spend hours studying, writing papers, and taking exams. You also are going to spend a lot of money. All that work and money should provide you with a return on your investment. The Department of Business at Rollins College does give you that return on investment. We are associated with two distinguished organizations, PRME and AACSB.

Department of Business's Vision

Seeks to be nationally recognized as providing one of the best undergraduate business programs in liberal arts colleges in the United States.

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Advancing Quality Management Education Worldwide

AACSB provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. The AACSB Accreditation Standards challenge post-secondary educators to pursue excellence and continuous improvement throughout their business programs. AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest-standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.

AACSB-accredited schools have the highest-quality faculty, deliver relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools.


AACSB-accredited schools must pass very rigorous quality standards. They have been proven to provide the best in business education worldwide. AACSB-accredited schools:

  • are recognized worldwide by top employers and other universities.
  • have employers that only hire their graduates. have more access to recruiters.
  • have graduates that receive higher, more competitive salaries.
  • say being accredited improves the quality of their business programs.
  • say being accredited helps them hire and retain the best professors and researchers.
  • have students that are more international and are likely to earn higher levels of education.
  • have students with high-graduating GPAs.
  • are challenging and teach the best skills that give a distinct advantage in the real world.

AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Less than 5 percent of the more than 16,000 schools worldwide granting business degrees have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates who are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools.

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CUIBE | Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education

The Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) was established in 2003 to promote, enhance and foster innovations in the delivery of international business education. CUIBE's focus is on enhancing members' programs through information-sharing, consultation and coordination. Member institutions share a vision of high-quality international business education profoundly impacting the quality of undergraduate International Business programs. CUIBE programs strive to promote, enhance, and innovate the way international business is taught to undergraduates. Its members are provided with an opportunity to benchmark their programs against other member schools and facilitate the sharing of best practices in international business education.

Rollins College is a full member of CUIBE. Full Members are academic institutions that have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to undergraduate international business education through development of an academic program (degree, major or concentration) in international business. Full membership is attained by successfully completing a review process that includes an evaluation of the institution’s IB programs and an on-campus visit conducted by two members of CUIBE’s Membership Committee.


CUIBE schools consistently rank among the Top 20 Best Undergraduate International Business programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

Our program integrates course work in business administration, a foreign language, and regional/cultural studies. Students are given the knowledge, skills and experiences to foster an in-depth understanding of the values and culture that provide the foundation for successful business practices throughout the world.