Kelley School of Business MBA

The Kelley School of Business is one of the academic units of Indiana University, consistently ranked among the best in the nation for its MBA and business programs. It was founded in 1920 as the Indiana University School of Commerce and Finance. The School has the following academic departments: Accounting; Business Economics and Public Policy; Business Law and Ethics; Finance; Management and Entrepreneurship; Marketing; Operations and Decision Technologies.

The Kelley School offers undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs at IU’s Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses. It also offers graduate programs exclusively online through Kelley Direct, as well as on-site executive education programs through Kelley Executive Partners.

Kelley is the only top 20 business school to offer graduate management programs almost entirely online. The online MBA program can be completed in as little as two years or as many as five years. It also offers an MBA in Accounting which is a two-year program designed to prepare you for advanced career in world-class organizations. Students can choose to pursue an MBA in Accounting and Law (JD) joint degree; this joint degree program requires four years of study. The full-time MBA program allows students to choose majors in Finance, Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovation, Management, Marketing, Strategic Analysis of Accounting Information, or Supply Chain & Operations.


- The Full-Time MBA Program is ranked 22nd overall in the U.S. News & World Report (2010). Additionally it is ranked 8th in Entrepreneurship, 10th in Accounting, 12th in Information Systems, 13th in Production/Operations, 17th in International Business, 17th in Marketing, 18th in Management, and 19th in Supply Chain/Logistics.

- U.S. News (2009) ranked these undergraduate programs in the top 10 nationally: Entrepreneurship (2nd), Marketing (6th), Accounting (8th), Management (8th), Finance (9th), and Production/Operations (9th).

- The undergraduate programs is placed 20th overall and 7th among Public Universities by Business Week (2009).

- 15th overall and 4th among public institutions in the BusinessWeek Ranking of Top MBA programs 2008.

- 42nd among the World's Top 100 MBA programs by Economist Intelligence Unit, 2008.

- 7th in Entrepreneurship in the US News America's Best Graduate School rankings 2008.

- 61st in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings (2008).

- The Master of Business Administration program is ranked 1st in the category "Best Classroom Experience", 2nd in the categories for "Best Campus Facilities" and "Best Professors" and 4th for "Most Family Friendly" in the Best 290 Business Schools: 2008 Edition (Random House/Princeton Review).

- Ranked 5th for regional MBA programs by the Wall Street Journal in 2007.

- 26th in the Forbes Best Business School Rankings 2007.

- The undergraduate programs is rated 10th best in the nation overall and 4th among public schools by Business Week (2006).