Marquette University is a Catholic Jesuit university founded in 1881. The College of Business was established in 1917 and has been continuously accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1928. The college has a full array of academic opportunities, and students begin taking business classes in their freshman year. Undergraduate programs include Accounting, Business Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance (ranked 15th nationally in 2017; includes separate tracks in Applied Investment Management and Banking), Human Resources, International Business (with programs in over 30 countries), Operations and Supply Chain Management (ranked 12th nationally in 2017), Marketing (including a Sales track), Real Estate (ranked 9th nationally in 2017). Graduate programs offered through the Graduate School of Management include the MBA (including a STEM-MBA track), Executive MBA, MS in Accounting (ranked 25th nationally in 2017), MS in Human Resources, MS in Applied Economics and Master in Leadership. Several joint programs include MS in Healthcare Technologies Management (with Medical College of Wisconsin); MA in Corporate Communications (with College of Communications) as well as joint MBA programs with Nursing, Political Science, and the Marquette Law School. The college leverages its proximity to downtown Milwaukee to offer numerous internship opportunities that foster the applied learning emphasis of Marquette’s business programs. Nearly 90% of our students complete one or more internships while at Marquette, which enhances their job prospects upon graduation. After the 2015/16 academic year, over 91% of graduates were employed, in graduate school or the military within 6 months of graduation.