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 improved to #39 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 "Best Graduate Schools" rankings. LMU's Entrepreneurship Program ranked #14 and LMU's Accounting and Marketing Programs both tied for #19 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 #65 in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2013 rankings of the country's top undergraduate business school programs

LMU’s College of Business Administration ranked #87, Accounting Program ranked #26 and Marketing Program ranked #22 in the nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2013 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, Lawrence 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.