Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business prepares students with world-class business skills, including critical behavioral and decision-making skills that inspire trust and confidence on the part of employers and their customers. In addition to state-of-the-art skill development in the functional areas of business - accounting, finance, marketing, information technology, management, and economics - students develop ethics skills that yield credibility and true leadership potential in today's organizations.
The undergraduate program is ranked 38th in BusinessWeek's rankings of the Top Undergraduate Business Schools. Among private schools, Baylor ranked 24th. The program earned a grade of A in teaching quality, facilities and services, and job placement. Baylor ranks 58th in the Best Undergraduate Business Programs category of America's Best Colleges survey by U.S. News & World Report, 23rd among private schools. Last year, Baylor was ranked in 60th place.
The MBA program climbed 4 spots to 73rd in the magazine's "Top Business Schools" list. U.S.News surveyed 406 master's programs in business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and ranked 113 programs.
Baylor is ranked 14th in the nation in the area of Ethics in BusinessWeek's Undergraduate Business Schools Specialty Rankings.
The Entrepreneurship program is ranked 14th by U.S.News. It is one of the best 25 Entrepreneurship programs according to Fortune Small Business, which also places the Family Business program in its choice of the best six in the nation.
Baylor is one of only a handful of schools offering a Professional Selling program. Students learn how to design and deliver effective sales presentations, manage accounts, develop sales plans, and manage a sales force. The School's Sports Sponsorship & Sales degree is the only one of its kind, with guaranteed internships at professional sports teams as a part of the program.
Our mission statement calls for us to engage our students in active learning. No better example can be given that the program offered by our Finance Department where students manage a real dollar portfolio, the Phil Dorr Alumni and Friends Investment Fund, which, with a current market value of $7.1 million, is one of the largest student-managed portfolios in the nation.
Several other areas of study are offered at the Hankamer School of Business, such as Economics, International Business, Marketing, Management, Information Systems, Personal Financial Planning, Insurance and Real Estate. In addition, students have the opportunity to broaden their study in business through a number of study abroad and international exchange programs.