Collegewide News

College of Business climbs up in national rankings

Florida State University’s undergraduate business and engineering programs reach new heights in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings, which were based on peer assessments.


College ranks No. 28 nationally, Top 5 in two specialty programs

The Florida State University College of Business moved closer to its goal of achieving a Top 25 ranking among the nation’s public business schools. The college’s undergraduate program jumped to No. 28 from last year’s ranking of No. 31 among public universities in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges Guide 2021” rankings released Sept. 14. Among all universities, the college rose six spots to No. 44 from No. 50.


Florida State Retains Top 20 Status in U.S. News Rankings, Advances in Several Key Metrics

Florida State University retained its place in the Top 20 among national public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, while improving in several key measures considered in the publication’s methodology. 


Surge in graduate applications leads to record enrollment

Bucking national trends, the Florida State University College of Business’ new master’s student enrollment skyrocketed to 932 students for 2020, more than doubling the 434 students starting in 2019. 


10 Summer Business Reads

If you are looking for a few good business-related reads over the summer, consider 10 books suggested by Trip Wyckoff, Florida State University’s Business and Entrepreneurial Outreach Librarian. Wyckoff has been an adviser to several business information companies, including Dun & Bradstreet, Morningstar and Penton Publishing. His selected books, listed below with their publisher’s descriptions, cover myriad topics, from financial frauds that shaped the accounting profession and creating value with Big Data to disruptions of the global supply chain and the science of meetings.


Seneff Scholars gain consultancy experience through new project

When Jim and Martha Seneff heard that students across the country, including the FSU College of Business’ high-performing James M. Seneff Scholars, were having difficulty finding summer internships or that their offers had been revoked because of COVID-19’s impact, they did not hesitate to devise a solution.


FSU Researchers receive grant to study risk exposure of citizens property insurance corporation

Florida State University’s Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center with the College of Business has received a $265,696 grant from Citizens Property Insurance Corporation to study its business.


New director named for James M. Seneff Honors Program

Luke Hopkins, the assistant chair of the Department of Marketing and an associate lecturer, has been named the new director of the Florida State University College of Business’ highly competitive and prestigious James M. Seneff Honors Program.


FSU waives GMAT requirement for June 1 master’s applicants

Understanding that the COVID-19 pandemic complicates business as usual, Florida State University has dropped its GMAT admission requirement for fall master’s degree applicants.


Working, learning remotely is the new norm across campus

Students, faculty and staff members are adjusting to working remotely and practicing social distancing in compliance with efforts to stem the spread of the disease.