Founded in 1950, the Florida State University College of Business is one of the nation's youngest business schools, yet its reputation for excellence has helped it become one of the largest. Consistently ranked as a top business school by U.S. News & World Report, several of its programs rank among the nation's Top 10. Florida State University is ranked the No. 1 most efficient national university and Kiplinger ranks Florida State one of the best values by combining outstanding education with economic value. The College of Business is proud of its international reputation, as well as the individual attention our faculty members give students who hail from around the world. Our faculty members are recognized worldwide and serve as visiting professors and lecturers at other prestigious institutions. The college takes pride in its alumni, who are respected corporate leaders and entrepreneurs making their mark on the global marketplace. In addition to its rigorous curriculum and strong classroom experience, the college provides students with opportunities outside the classroom through student and professional organizations, corporate trips, competitions, and industry-specific career fairs. Students have the opportunity to earn professional designations while still in school.