College of Business and Economics

AACSB Accreditation

Professor Kimberly Furumo works with a student in a statistics classProfessor Kimberly Furumo in a Statistics class The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) recognizes UH Hilo College of Business and Economics as an outstanding program that maintains a standard of excellence, ensuring that you are ready for the challenges of the business world.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) The best employers and the best business recruiters in the world seek out schools whose programs have earned AACSB International accreditation, an accreditation awarded to less than 10% of business schools world-wide. We are very proud to have this distinction, and you will be too, as a graduate of our programs.

UH Hilo is one of only two business schools in Hawaiʻi with AACSB accreditation. It is an assurance of quality, reflecting rigorous standards and a focus on continuous improvement.

Why AACSB Accreditation Should Matter