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Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Rankings and Recognitions

Spears School of Business

Spears Business is in the top five percent of the world’s schools offering business degrees. Since 1958, all academic programs in Spears Business have been accredited by the AACSB International, considered the highest standard for quality in business education. Over 835 business institutions in more than 55 countries and territories have earned AACSB accreditation, but only 189 institutions – including Spears Business – hold the additional, specialized AACSB accreditation for their accounting programs.


  • CPA Exam: Best pass rate of all colleges in the state with an 85.7% pass rate for OSU graduate students taking the test for the first time. Also, the overall pass rate for OSU students (both undergrads and graduates) exceeded the state and national averages for all four sections.


  • Department of Economics: OSU is the sixth most prolific institution in the U.S. Based on publications in the top 10 regional science journals, and ranks 17th in the world (Growth and Change: A Journal of Urban and Regional Policy)
  • Dan Rickman: The Regents Professor of Economics and Oklahoma Gas and Electric Services Chair in Regional Economic Analysis ranks second in regional science publications among all U.S. Researchers (Growth and Change: A Journal of Urban and Regional Policy)




Management Information Systems


MBA/Graduate Programs

Master in Business Analytics and Data Science