WSU College of Business is AACSB Accredited.


The College of Business Bachelor of Science majors and minors have earned accreditation by the distinguished AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business schools. Winona State is one of fifty undergraduate-only institutions to be accredited by AACSB.

Winona State University’s College of Business underwent the process of a rigorous internal review, evaluation, and adjustment. The focus was on a high-quality teaching environment, a commitment to continuous improvement and curricula responsive to the needs of businesses.

Winona State University is proud of meeting and exceeding the standards for AACSB accreditation.

  • A degree from an AACSB-accredited school is recognized worldwide by employers and other universities as the best in preparing students for the next level.
  • AACSB-accredited schools are challenging and will teach the right skills to give you a distinct advantage in the real world.
  • The degree you earn will be from a school that has passed a tough review and meets the standards of the best business schools in the world.

For more information on the accreditation process visit the AACSB website.