Top School in Richmond for a Global Management Degree

Aug 21, 2020

School and Ranking Information

There are no schools located directly in or within 25 miles or Richmond, VA, that offer standalone global management programs; rather, these studies are generally offered as part of business administration programs. Based on rankings and student-to-faculty ratio, the following university is considered a top school in Richmond for global management:

  • Winner: The University of Richmond is the only postsecondary institution of any kind found in or around Richmond that offers global management studies. Students can take international business as a concentration within the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs.

School Info Chart

Category University of Richmond
Rankings #23 (tie) Best National Liberal Arts Colleges (2020); #24 Best Value Schools among National Liberal Arts Colleges (2020)*
Location Richmond, Virginia
School Type 4-year, private not-for-profit
Tuition & Fees (2019-2020) Undergrad: $54,690**
Global Management Degrees Offered Bachelor's and master's
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2013 Entering Class 89%**
Noteworthy School of Business a member of the Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education; School of Business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator; ***University of Richmond

University of Richmond

  • 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Domestic and international work experiences offered
  • School of Business partners with 43 schools in 26 countries

The University of Richmond consists of five schools enrolling almost 4,000 students annually. The Robins School of Business offers bachelor's, master's and doctorate-level degrees. These programs include a bachelor's and master's degree in business administration, both of which provide international business concentrations.

All students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program must complete courses in economics, accounting, organizational management and business information systems. In the international business concentration, students learn about economics in the European Union, Asia, Africa or Latin America, international strategy and the business environment. They must complete two international cultural experiences, with choices from three options: participating in a study abroad program, demonstrating mastery of a foreign language or living abroad for 12 weeks outside of a study abroad experience.

Admission into the Master of Business Administration with an International Business Residency program requires a minimum of two years work experience. Students in the MBA program must complete two residencies: one in Richmond over two weekends before the fall semester and a second, working in a team of students to create a research project to explore a business issue. The second residency includes 7-10 days in a foreign country. The remainder of the curriculum includes courses exploring the issues of law, society and ethics in relation to business, financial management and operations management.

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