Welcome to College Confidential!

The leading college-bound community on the web

Sign Up For Free

Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community discussions, and more.

Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one!)

As a CC member, you can:

  • Reply to threads, and start your own.
  • Post reviews of your campus visits.
  • Find hundreds of pages of informative articles.
  • Search from over 3 million scholarships.

Does an AACSB accredited school really affect your degree?

Y4NK335Y4NK335 Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
edited March 2009 in Business Major
Been accepted to 7 schools, would like to major in business.

My question is does me attending a school NOT accredited by AACSB affect my chances of getting into good MBA programs or finding a decent job after college?

Post edited by Y4NK335 on

Replies to: Does an AACSB accredited school really affect your degree?

  • taxguytaxguy Registered User Posts: 6,629 Senior Member
    I can't answer your question directly. However, let me share with you an experience with my son.

    My son graduatred from an AACSB accredited school with a BS in Accounting, He had about a 3.1 overall. He applied to several graduate programs , one of which had significantly higher average GPA and GMATs scores than my son. The school was going to pass on my son UNTIL they found out that he attended an AACSB approved school. Everything changed and my son was provisionally admitted. Interestingly, he graduated number 1 from his masters program!

    I don't know if AACSB accreditation will affect job chances,but it definitely affects admission to graduate business programs for other AACSB approved schools!
  • Y4NK335Y4NK335 Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    Thank you for your input!
This discussion has been closed.