Accreditation & Rankings

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accredited in both Business and Accounting
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

One of only 190 business schools worldwide — top 1% — to be accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is the elite business school accreditation known internationally.

Why accreditation matters.

Undergraduate Business Program

Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2021 and 2020
- U.S. News and World Report

The Portland MBA

No. 5 Best Green MBA, 2020 and 2019
- The Princeton Review

Best Business Schools, On-Campus MBA, 2020
- The Princeton Review

No. 124 Best Part-Time MBA, 2020
- U.S. News and World Report

No. 154 Best Part-Time MBA, 2019
- U.S. News and World Report

No. 71 Better World MBA, 2018
- Corporate Knights

No. 14 Top Affordable Conscious MBA, 2016
- Conscious Company Magazine

MS in Global Supply Chain Management

No. 51 Best Online Master's in Business Program, 2020
- U.S. News and World Report

No. 92 Best Online Graduate Business Program, 2019
- U.S. News and World Report

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

Approved by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM)

Master of Science in Finance

CFA Institute University Recognition Program

STEM Designated

Master of Taxation

No. 51 Best Online Master's in Business Program, 2020
U.S. News and World Report

The Healthcare MBA

No. 112 Best Online MBA, 2020
U.S. News and World Report

No. 119 Best Online MBA, 2019
- U.S. News and World Report

No. 1 in Oregon, No. 40 in U.S. Top Online MBA, 2019
- Online MBA Report

Portland State University Rankings

No. 5 in Service Learning, 2021
- U.S. News and World Report 

No. 44 in Social Mobility, 2021
- U.S. News and World Report 

No. 171 Best Online Bachelor's Program, 2020
- U.S. News and World Report 

Most Innovative Schools
- U.S. News and World Report 

College of Distinction
- Colleges of Distinction

Ashoka U Changemaker Campus
- Ashoka U

2018 Guidebook Best 382 Colleges
- The Princeton Review

No. 37 Top Green College
- The Princeton Review

Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly University
- Campus Pride

Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly University
- College Consensus

Top 20 Coolest Schools
- Sierra Magazine

Bicycle Friendly Platinum Award
- League of American Bicyclists

No. 50 Top research productivity in journals in Management
TAMUGA Rankings

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