Farmer School of Business

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The Farmer School of Business
MottoProdesse Quam Conspici
Motto in English
To Accomplish Rather Than To Be Conspicuous
TypeUndergraduate and graduate business school
Parent institution
Miami University
DeanMarc Rubin[1]
Academic staff
Undergraduates4,100 (Oxford, 2016)
Location, ,
Campus2,000 acres (810 ha)

The Farmer School of Business (FSB) is the business school at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, with approximately 4,000 full-time students enrolled as of 2016.[2][3]

For the past several years the Farmer School's undergraduate business program has been rated near the top of all such programs offered by public universities.[4] In the 2015 Businessweek survey, the school ranked 8th nationally among public institutions. In the 2016 Businessweek survey, the school ranked 40th among all undergraduate business schools.[5]

Miami University's business school is a member of the AACSB[3] and is named for him after Richard Farmer and his wife, Joyce (Barnes) Farmer, who provided the cornerstone gift to the school of business in 1992.

Farmer School at a Glance[edit]

  • More than 900 students graduate from the Farmer School each year
  • By offering eight majors and a variety of minors and thematic sequences, students explore a variety of disciplines throughout their undergraduate experience
  • The entrepreneurship program has ranked among the nation's top 20 for 8 years in a row, as of February 2016.
  • The undergraduate and graduate accountancy programs rank among the nation's top 25
  • More than 60 percent of the undergraduate students study abroad
  • Many courses in the Farmer School offer hands-on experience with real clients
  • The Farmer School is home to more than 20 business organizations that offer significant leadership development
  • Miami's championship Mock Trial program is housed in the Farmer School
  • The $65 million Farmer School building, established in 2009, is LEED certified at the Silver level[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Miami University business school names new dean". Dayton Daily News. January 4, 2018. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Murphy, Kate (October 10, 2016). "Miami U. gets $40M gift from Farmer family". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Farmer School of Business, Miami University". AACSB. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  4. ^ Murphy, Kate (September 12, 2017). "How Miami, UC, Xavier stack up in new U.S. News & World Report rankings". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  5. ^ Levy, Francesca; Rodkin, Jonathan (2016). "Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2016". Businessweek. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  6. ^ "LEED CERTIFICATIONS SPREAD ACROSS MIAMI'S CAMPUS". The Miami Student. February 9, 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016.

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Coordinates: 39°30′41″N 84°43′47″W / 39.5113°N 84.729707°W / 39.5113; -84.729707