Florida State University College of Business

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College of Business
Established 1950
Type Business school
Academic affiliation Florida State University
Location Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.
Dean Michael D. Hartline
Students 6,325[1]
Undergraduates 5,789
Alumni 60,000+[2]
Website www.business.fsu.edu

The Florida State University College of Business is the business school of the Florida State University. Over 6,000 students are enrolled in classes, including undergraduates and graduate students, including Master of Business Administration and Ph.D.-seeking students. All programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The College of Business is currently in the middle of a $112 million capital campaign which will benefit academics, faculty, and the relocation of the college into what is to be known as Legacy Hall. Legacy Hall will be located next to a completely renovated Donald L. Tucker Civic Center and will form part of what is to be known as the Arena District. Legacy Hall is currently slated to be opened in 2018.[3]

National rankings[edit]

A greenspace near Landis and Gilchrist residence halls, on the main campus - these oak trees were planted by students in 1932

U.S. News & World Report (2016 edition)

Undergraduate programs

  • Overall - 39th overall among public universities and 61st among public & private
  • Risk Management & Insurance - 7th overall
  • Real Estate - 10th overall

Graduate programs

  • Part-time MBA - 69th overall
  • Online MBA - 62nd overall
  • Online Graduate Program (excluding MBA) - 26th overall
  • Master of Science degrees in Management Information Systems (MS-MIS) - 26th overall
  • Risk Management and Insurance (MS-RMI) - 26th overall

Student placement[edit]

The college is a recognized leader in graduating minority doctoral candidates. The college earned a fourth-place spot in the Black Issues' Top 100 for its success in awarding the doctorate in business to African Americans.

In the Academy of Management Journal, the college's program in Management Information Systems was ranked 15th nationally and is the highest ranked MIS program in the State of Florida.[4]

The graduate Accounting program is ranked 24th nationally while the undergraduate Accounting program ranked 25th in the nation according to Public Accounting Report's annual ratings.[5]

Department, schools and programs[edit]

  • Dedman School of Hospitality
  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Business Analytics, Information Systems and Supply Chain
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Management
  • Department of Marketing
  • Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate & Legal Studies
  • Entrepreneurship Program

Dedman School of Hospitality[edit]

The Dedman School of Hospitality in the College of Business is located at University Center B in Doak Campbell Stadium which provides for the specialized academic/training objectives established by the school. In addition to classrooms, this facility provides hospitality students with teaching kitchens, a technology center, a publication resource center, and a career placement center. The building also contains an affiliated professionally managed city club that provides hospitality students with real-world food and beverage experience in elegant surroundings.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fall 2015 Student Enrollment by School/College". Florida State University. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM". Florida State University College of Business. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ Toback, Ross (October 29, 2014). "Donations put FSU on the way to $75 million building". fsunews.com. Florida State University. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  4. ^ [1] Business School Research Productivity Rankings 1986-1997, Alan R. Dennis, Professor and John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems, Department of Information Systems, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington IN 47405 Retrieved on 5-03-2007.
  5. ^ [2] Florida State University College of Business, Accounting Rankings Retrieved on 5-03-2007.

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