LMU’s College of Business Administration (CBA) was established in 1926.
The CBA was among the founding participants in the Small Business Institute, a time when collegiate entrepreneurship programs were just starting.
Approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and 250 graduate students are enrolled in the College of Business Administration.
The college has honored six McGowen Scholars who each received an $18,000 scholarship from the William G. McGowan Foundation. There are only 35 McGowen Scholars nationwide.
LMU's part-time MBA Program ranked #52 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "Best Graduate Schools" rankings. LMU's Entrepreneurship Program ranked #13, Accounting ranked #15 and Marketing ranked #16 amongst top graduate programs.
LMU's part-time MBA Program ranked #6 in the nation and #3 in the West in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2013 survey.
LMU featured as one of the nation's most outstanding business schools in The Princeton Review’s Best 296 Business Schools: 2015 Edition.
LMU’s College of Business Administration ranked #82 in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2014 rankings of the country's top undergraduate business school programs.
LMU’s College of Business Administration ranked #93, Accounting ranked #31, Marketing ranked #26 and Entrepreneurship ranked #23 in the nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2015 Best Colleges).
Undergraduate: BS Accounting, BS and BBA AIMS, BBA Entrepreneurship, BBA Finance, BBA Management and BBA Marketing.
Graduate: MS Accounting, MBA and Executive MBA
60 full-time faculty and 40 part-time faculty. More than 90 percent of full-time faculty have Ph.D.s.
Six faculty members have received Fulbright Awards.
Two endowed chairs in the College of Business Administration, including:
- R. Chad Dreier Chair in Accounting Ethics, Larry Kalbers, Ph.D.
- Conrad N. Hilton Chair in Business Ethics, Thomas White, Ph.D.
The CBA has over 20,000 alumni.
The College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.