Founded in 1906, and named in 2001, Leeds is the eighth oldest business schools in the nation.

The Leeds School consistently ranks among the top business schools in the country. For the 2014-2015 academic year:

U.S. News and World Report ranked the full-time MBA program 80th out of 453, making it in the top 20 percent. The Leeds School of Business graduate program is the highest-ranked Colorado program on the list and the only one in the top 100.

U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Colorado Boulder 38th among top Public National Universities. CU-Boulder is 88th among all public, private and for-profit universities in the country. No other university in the state rates higher on the list than the University of Colorado Boulder.

U.S. News and World Report ranked the Leeds School of Business undergraduate business program as 22nd among public universities, 34th overall.

The Leeds Evening MBA Program is ranked as the #1 part-time MBA program in Colorado (and 52nd in the nation) by U.S. News & World Report.

BusinessWeek ranks the Leeds School of Business MBA program as one of the top 100 business schools in the nation registering at 83rd overall.

Leeds School of Business was ranked #21 in the top 100 MBA programs by Beyond Grey Pinstripes.

The University of Colorado Boulder was ranked #19 among America's most entrepreneurial universities by Forbes.

Our Centers, including the nationally-ranked Deming Center for Entrepreneurship Center, CU Real Estate Center, and Center for Education on Social Responsibility, include teaching and research into sustainability as central to their mission.

Rich Wobbekind, of the Business Research Division, is widely respected for his annual Economic Forecast and he is the 2010-11 President of the National Association for Business Economics.

We are a Research 1 university and our faculty are frequently published and internationally recognized as top researchers in their fields.

Located in Boulder, one of the hottest tech start-up communities in the United States according to many national publications such as Businessweek and the Wall Street Journal.

Our successful graduates include John Wood who founded Room to Read and wrote Leaving Microsoft to Change the World, and Sarah Siegel-Magness who founded her own clothing company and executive produced the Oscar winning movie Precious, Michael Huseby who is the CEO of Barnes and Noble and many more.