2024 Poets&Quants Undergraduate B-School Ranking


Villanova, Pa. January 22, 2024 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is pleased to announce that the VSB undergraduate program has been ranked among the top twenty business programs in the nation by Poets&Quants for Undergrads, ranking #12 among other top business schools. VSB performed exceptionally well in the Career Outcomes category, achieving the #12 spot. 

Poets&Quants for Undergrads is an online publication that provides comprehensive undergraduate business education news. The ranking includes 91 schools and uses admissions statistics, elements of the student experience, and employment outcomes to measure quality. Rankings were based on statistics prepared by the participating schools and a survey of recent graduates from the past two years who were asked to reflect on faculty, extracurricular opportunities, and accessibility of the alumni network.  

“Our undergraduate business program provides a rigorous and unparalleled educational experience, rooted in our Augustinian values and with a focus on positive societal impact,” said Wen Mao, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB. “VSB’s placement among other excellent business schools further validates the exceptional business education we provide for our students, and we know this is because of the strength and hard work of our community.”  

To read more about this ranking, please visit the article and website. 

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is top ranked among business schools in the nation. VSB has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to five Centers of Excellence – the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights and the Center for Church Management – with each designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and applied opportunities for students. VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit . 

About Ŷֲ:  Since 1842, Ŷֲ’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University's six colleges—the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, the College of Professional Studies and the Ŷֲ Charles Widger School of Law. Ranked among the nation’s top universities, Villanova supports its students’ intellectual growth and prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them. For more, visit  . 


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