Culverhouse Among Top Business Programs in Country for 2023-2024


In U.S. News and World Report’s 2023-2024 “Best Undergraduate Business Programs,” the Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama retains its position as one of the country’s top public business schools.

Culverhouse is now 29th among all public offerings and 47th overall, holding relatively steady in the annual rankings list.

Culverhouse is tied with other leading public b-schools like the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego, the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon, and the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, a fellow member of the Southeastern Conference, is also tied with Culverhouse.

Other undergraduate programs at Culverhouse made U.S. News and World Report’s rankings. The College’s Accounting program is now ranked 17th among public accounting programs and 28th overall, a marked improvement from last year’s 22nd place among public programs and 50th place overall. Furthermore, Culverhouse’s undergraduate program in Marketing made the list at 22nd place among public offerings and 40th overall.

Furthermore, the online business bachelor’s offerings at The University of Alabama were ranked sixth best in the country.

Culverhouse Dean Kay Palan said, “To retain our spot among the top 30 best public b-schools in the country is an achievement unto itself, especially given the competitive landscape. We are in great company, to be sure.”

“I am especially proud of the efforts of the team here at the Culverhouse College of Business to drive us forward. From our innovative at-the-vanguard academic offerings, to our robust research and outreach agenda, all of it comes together to create a student-focused culture that is preparing the next generation of business leaders for what comes next.”

U.S. News & World Report’s undergraduate business programs rankings are based on surveys of deans and senior faculty members at peer institutions from 523 AACSB-accredited business programs.

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