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ASB at a glance


Think you know the ASB?  Read our Pocket Statistics (pdf) – you might be surprised. Here are a few key facts…


We’re Australia’s leading business school


And what’s more, we can prove it. We rank No.1 for:


  • Excellence in teaching and learning (Australian Federal Government)
  • Research in the School of Accounting (worldwide)
  • Research in commerce, management and tourism (equal first, Australian Federal Government)
  • Australia’s best full-time MBA program (Financial Times UK and Forbes Magazine)


We’re large and diverse


The ASB hosts:


  • 8 disciplinary schools 
  • 9 research centres 
  • 12,238 students 
  • 357 academics and researchers
  • 217 professional and technical staff 


And we have more than 70,000 alumni throughout the world.


Our research has impact and influence


  • We received $3.6 million in competitive research funding in 2012


We work in the real world of business and policy


  • Industry sponsors provide prizes and scholarships worth more than $2 million
  • Our programs are accredited by professional bodies in most disciplines, including:
    • CPA Australia
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
    • Institute of Public Accountants (IPA)
    • Institute of Actuaries of Australia
    • Institute of Actuaries (London)
    • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
    • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
    • Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS)
    • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)
    • Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)


We are also proud to be a signatory to the UN Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). 

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