Loyola established the School of Business and Management in 1980. In 1984, the business school was formally named The Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J. School of Business and Management. In 1988, the Sellinger School earned accreditation in all programs by AACSB and in 1990, the Accounting Department earned specialized national accreditation from AACSB.
Rankings and Statistics
Loyola began offering business courses in 1937, becoming the Sellinger School of Business and Management in 1984. The growth and success of Sellinger through the years has led it to be recognized not only in a slew of national and international rankings, but by the following achievements as well:
• U.S. News & World Report ranks Loyola's undergraduate program second in the Best Universities Master's (North), September 2008.
• BusinessWeek ranks Loyola number 45 in its third annual "Best Undergrad B-Schools" survey in 2008.
• AACSB-International accredited in both business and accounting - fewer than 10% of all business schools nationwide, and 1.5% in the world, hold dual accreditation through AACSB.
• 97% of our faculty hold terminal degrees in their academic specialties.
• First MBA program in the Baltimore region.