About the Lundquist College of Business

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About the Lundquist College of Business
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About Us

Our History

Since 1914, the Lundquist College of Business has provided quality business education to students from around the world.

We have a rich history that has played a significant role in advancing the economic interests of Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond.

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Bruce Blonigen

Our Dean

Bruce Blonigen, Edward Maletis Dean

Blonigen has been at the UO for more than 25 years and has served in various leadership roles, including department head in economics, associate dean for social sciences, dean for faculty and operations in the College of Arts and Sciences, and interim dean of the Lundquist College of Business.

Meet Dean Blonigen

Who We Are

Vision and Mission

Vision

The Lundquist College of Business will be internationally renowned for excellence in business education and research drawing strength from its links to Pacific Rim neighbors and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community.

Mission

The Lundquist College of Business is an integral part of the University of Oregon, a comprehensive public research university committed to innovative teaching, discovery, and service. The college's mission is to:

  1. Provide outstanding undergraduate education that combines a strong foundation in the liberal arts, excellence in traditional business disciplines, and experiential opportunities drawing on the strength of Oregon's distinctive qualities.
  2. Support economic development by offering master’s programs associated with signature centers derived from Oregon’s distinctive qualities, and by providing expert services to the Oregon community and beyond.
  3. Contribute to the advancement of business knowledge through scholarship and doctoral programs in accordance with the research mission of the university.

Partnerships

The PhD Project logo

The Lundquist College of Business is proud to be a participating university in The PhD Project, a network of supporters, sponsors, and universities with a mission to increase workplace diversity by increasing the diversity of business school faculty who encourage, mentor, support, and enhance the preparation of tomorrow’s leaders.

Accreditation

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business 

AACSB Accredited logo

The Lundquist College of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest accreditation standard for business schools internationally. The college’s undergraduate program was first accredited in 1923, and its accounting program was accredited in 1989. 

Only 800 (6 percent) of the world's 12,600 business schools are AACSB accredited. What's more, because our accounting program is accredited as well as our business school, we belong to a tiny elite of 185 programs—just 1.5 percent of the world's business schools—that have attained this distinction.

  • 96 percent of CEOs with business degrees on the Fortune 500 list attended an AACSB-accredited school.
  • 90 percent of ranked business schools are AACSB accredited.
  • 91 percent of deans report that AACSB accreditation enhances their ability to recruit and retain top faculty.

Association of American Universities

The University of Oregon is a member of the exclusive Association of American Universities (AAU).

Recognized Curriculum

Our MSF program boasts a CFA Institute recognized curriculum, preparing students to sit for the CFA exam. Fewer than 150 universities worldwide are included on this exclusive list.

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Undergraduate Programs

The Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon houses one of the leading undergraduate business programs on the West Coast.

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Graduate Programs

Whether you are looking to elevate your career, break into a new line of work, take your company to the next level, or educate the next generation, the Lundquist College of Business offers a flexible array of graduate programs in Eugene and Portland to propel you on your journey.

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Join the Flock

Find out how studying business here can take you most anywhere you want to go.

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1st
SPORTS INDUSTRY PROGRAM HOUSED AT A COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: WARSAW SPORTS Business CENTER
1st
CERTIFIED ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY BUSINESS SCHOOL FACILITY IN THE UNITED STATES (LEED SILVER)
#4
GREEN MBA PROGRAM IN THE UNITED STATES (THE PRINCETON REVIEW, 2023)
#8
FOR MANAGEMENT RESEARCH ON A PER CAPITA BASIS (TEXAS A&M/UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RANKINGS, 2022)

 

#26
GRADUATE Entrepreneurship Program IN THE UNITED STATES (Princeton Review, 2023)
#47
UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS PROGRAM IN THE UNITED STATES (U.S. NEWS, 2024)
#50
UNDERGRADUATE Entrepreneurship Program IN THE UNITED STATES (Princeton Review, 2023)
1.5%
AMONG ELITE BUSINESS SCHOOLS ACCREDITED IN BOTH ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS

What's it like to be a Duck?

Find out what it's like to be a student at the Lundquist College by attending an info session or talking with a current student. Learn more about our college's rich history, student population, facilities, and more.

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Diversity and Inclusion

An important aspect of our mission at the Lundquist College is to educate Oregon's future business leaders, which requires engaging all stakeholders in the understanding that diversity, integrity, and respect is critical for a successful organization. Our college seeks to foster a welcoming and respectful environment that allows each stakeholder—students, faculty, staff, and community members—to thrive.

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Diversity and Inclusion

An important aspect of our mission at the Lundquist College is to educate Oregon's future business leaders, which requires engaging all stakeholders in the understanding that diversity, integrity, and respect is critical for a successful organization. Our college seeks to foster a welcoming and respectful environment that allows each stakeholder—students, faculty, staff, and community members—to thrive.

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Enrollment

1,996
Business Majors
1,793
Pre-Business
1,035
Business Minors
230
Accounting Majors
110
MBA
90
Executive MBA
125
MS Sports Product Management
21
MS Finance
33
Master of Accounting
30
PhD

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Faculty Expertise

Our highly productive faculty are talented experts in their fields and dedicated to supporting the UO's goal of advancing research.

48
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION IN PAST YEAR
35
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES IN TOP (“A”) JOURNALS IN PAST YEAR

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Alumni

Stay Connected to the Lundquist College

Once a Duck, always a Duck. Our accomplished alumni remain actively involved in encouraging student achievements, supporting faculty research, and helping new graduates launch successful careers. A myriad of opportunities exist for you to keep connected to the Lundquist College of Business and the University of Oregon to build your network, including joining our Lundquist Connect platform for networking with fellow alumni, mentoring students, and more.

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Support the Lundquist College

The Lundquist College of Business works hard to make dreams a reality by supporting faculty and students, investing in new ideas, and making lasting and meaningful impacts on the business world. Alumni and donors lead the charge in supporting these efforts and enhancing business education at the University of Oregon through various meaningful opportunities.

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Two Locations

Eugene

The Lundquist College of Business is housed in the Lillis Business Complex. The building set new standards for environmental design and serves as a case study in sustainability. The building is LEED-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council at the silver level and features one of the largest solar installations in the Northwest and one of the pioneering uses of photovoltaic solar glass in the world.

 

Lillis Complex

 

Portland

The Lundquist College opened its Portland location in 2017 in a new, state-of-the-art building. Located in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown, the facility is home to the Sports Product Management and Oregon Executive MBA programs, bringing together the college's Portland-based programs under one roof. It is also across the street from the White Stag Block, which houses dozens of other Portland-based University of Oregon programs.

 

In Portland

 

 

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