AACSB Accreditation

Recognized for Undergraduate Excellence

The AACSB accredited Robins School of Business continues to be recognized nationally for quality and excellence. The below facts and figures provide a glimpse into what the Robins School values. 

Post-Graduation RSB Employment Rate

First Destination rate
Class of 2021 97.5%
Class of 2020 93.8%
Class of 2019 93.4%
Class of 2018 91.5%

*calculated as: the ratio of First Destination reported over number of survey respondents
*First Destination includes: employed, continuing education, post-graduate internships, and fellowships/grants 

Top Employers

  • PwC
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • Vanguard
  • KCIC
  • BB&T
  • BlackRock
  • Baker Tilly
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays
  • Harris Williams & Co.
  • The Advisory Board Company

2019 Average CPA Exam Pass Rate

University of Richmond National Average Difference
Auditing and Attestation 72.3% 51.0% 21.3%
Business Environment and Concepts 85.0% 60.0% 25.0%
Financial Accounting and Reporting 69.2% 46.3% 22.9%
Regulation 63.6% 56.3% 7.3%

(1) - The University of Richmond percentages are for our graduates who were taking a particular portion of the CPA Exam for the first time in 2019.

(2) - The national average is the percentage of all candidates (both first-time and repeat candidates) who took a particular portion of the CPA Exam during 2019.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Spring 2022 Stats:
Number of Students: 51 (41% women)
Average Age: 30
Average Class Size: 18

Executive Education

  • Offers both open enrollment and custom coaching and training 
  • Average work experience of participants: 15 years

International Business Programs

  • International partnerships with 54 schools in 27 countries
  • Over 50% of undergraduate business students have study abroad experience

Scholarship in the Robins School

Faculty in the Robins School of Business engage in theoretical, empirical, applied, and pedagogical scholarship. Consistent with our mission, our scholarship addresses important domestic and global topics in business and economics, including business and marketing strategy, management practices, understanding and targeting diverse consumers, auditing and financial reporting standards, financial markets,  and monetary policy. Practical and ethical business issues also drive our research, particularly in the areas of business education, consumer welfare, stakeholder theory, and professional and business policy.

Below is a sampling of the organizations and foundations of which the Robins School is a member.

AACSB - Fully accredited at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Business and Accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International

AAPBS - Member of the Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools

CFA Program Partner School - Selected as one of the original 3 schools in the U.S. to be a program partner for training Chartered Financial Analysts

CLADEA - Titular member of The Latin American Council of Management Schools

CUIBE - Member of the Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education

EFMD - Member of the European Foundation for Management Development

GMAC - Accredited member of the Graduate Management Admission Council

Global Business School Network - Global network of schools addressing local problems through education and training

PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) - Signatory to the Six Principles of PRME, a voluntary initiative of the UN Global Compact

Overall Academic Program Quality