The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB) accreditation is a key differentiation that sets the Leighton School apart. It represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

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Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics

Known for its teaching excellence, a degree from the IU Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics offers students an exceptional business education for affordable, public university tuition.

It's all right here. Whether at the undergraduate or the graduate level, the Leighton School is a leader in preparing students for challenging careers in business.

  • Students at the Leighton School regularly perform in the top 10 percent of students at universities across the nation on standardized exams that measure business knowledge.
  • The Princeton Review's 'Best 294 Business Schools' book has ranked us as an "Outstanding Business School" for seven consecutive years.
  • The Leighton School is accredited by AACSB International, an achievement only five percent of business schools worldwide are able to reach.
  • The Leighton School is home to the 68th best part-time MBA program in the nation and 15th best in the Midwest according to rankings by Bloomberg Businessweek.

Third Thursdays

When: Thursday, September 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: South Bend Brew Werks - 112 West Jefferson Boulevard, South Bend, IN 46601
What:  The Leighton Alumni Network (LAN) is sponsoring a new program called "Third Thursdays" where alumni of the Leighton School of Business and Economics can meet, hang out and network with each other.  This event will be held at a different venue in the North Indiana each month. 

Link to Third Thursday Event

Click here to Register

Inaugural Leighton Alumni Reception

The Inaugural Leighton Alumni Reception will be held Wednesday, September 28, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., in the University Grill.  The event is open to Leighton Alumni and their guests.  Our keynote speaker wiill be South Bend Mayor Buttigieg, discussing the economic future of South Bend.  To register to attend, click here

Leighton Alumni Reception

Leighton School of Business and Economics Career and Internship Fair

The inaugural Career and Internship Fair for the Leighton School of Buisness and Economics will be on Wednesday, October 12, noon to 3:00 p.m., in the Student Activities Center.  The fair showcases employers seeking students, alumni and community members with backgrounds and education in business topics. Click here for more information.