Haslam Undergraduate Program Reaches Top 20 in Poets & Quants Ranking

The college ranks No. 19 among public universities, 49th among all institutions, and No. 1 among all SEC schools in the academic experience category.

March 1, 2023

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Businessundergraduate programs climbed to No. 19 in the nation among public universities in Poets & Quants’ recently released rankings of top business schools. The college also rose to 49th among all institutions, up three spots from the 2022 ranking. In the academic experience category, Haslam placed No. 1 among all SEC schools and ranked No. 11 among public institutions.

Lane Morris, associate dean of undergraduate studies and student affairs and John W. Fisher Professor of Innovative Learning, said Haslam’s performance in the Poets & Quants ranking reflects the college’s continued commitment to ensuring students enter the business world ready to lead.

“Our undergraduate students are prepared by world-recognized faculty through an innovative curriculum,” Morris said. “Haslam students have multiple co-curricular opportunities to augment their core business education, including honing their leadership skills in student organizations, participating in international study abroad experiences and completing internships, which enable them to contribute immediately once hired.”

The 2023 list marks the seventh time Poets and Quants has ranked undergraduate business programs in the United States. The rankings are based on a survey of business school alumni regarding perceptions of their collegiate experience, in addition to data surveys completed by members of the academic institutions.

About the Haslam College of Business Undergraduate Programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The undergraduate programs in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, set the standard in developing future business leaders, with more than 7,200 undergraduate students, 130 faculty and 125 staff members. The programs consist of seven departments and 10 undergraduate majors. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, was founded in 1794 and was designated Tennessee’s land‑grant institution in 1879. The Haslam College of Business was founded in 1914.


Scott McNutt, business writer/publicist, rmcnutt4@utk.edu