Rankings & Recognition
Corporate Knights, an international publication and quarterly insert to the Washington Post, ranked our MBA Sustainable Business Practices program 1st in the U.S. and 5th in the world based on coursework, institutional support and student initiatives in their 2017 Better World MBA rankings.
The Aspen Institute ranked the Donahue Graduate School of Business 7th worldwide among schools of its size and has consistently ranked the school in the top 25 overall for integrating social and environmental stewardship into research and MBA program coursework.
The Academy of Management Learning and Education named Duquesne, Georgetown and Notre Dame as the three schools scoring in the highest category of ethics content in their academic programs in a recent survey of graduate business schools.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business has accredited the Palumbo Donahue School of Business since 1962, a coveted endorsement claimed by less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide.
The Palumbo Donahue School of Business is among the first 100 endorsers of PRME, a United Nations-backed initiative promoting environmental stewardship, human rights and fair trade practices in business education.
The Palumbo Donahue School of Business is a 2014-2015 Finalist for the MBA Roundtable Innovator Award for our Action Learning Curriculum. The Duquesne MBAs apply learning from concurrently taught core courses to solve contemporary challenges for multi-national corporations, regional businesses, not-for-profit agencies and government organizations.