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Undergraduate Study

Business students from around the world come to Meinders with a common goal: to become exceptional leaders in business. To prepare, students compete in local, state, and national competitions, present business and marketing plans, participate in internships, conduct research, and graduate with the knowledge and skills to transition to a successful career.


Students receive a higher level of learning and engagement inside the classroom, offering a unique environment built around the success of each individual. Our professors help students gain a higher connectedness to their course of study by practicing critical thinking and applied learning in real business situations, along with theories and principles related to business.

  • Introducing the Meinders Business Leadership Fellows Program for fall 2018 applicants. First-time, full-time freshmen are encouraged to apply for this full-tuition, four-year, scholarship if they meet the academic requirements. 
  • All Meinders students will learn to use a Bloomberg Terminal, the most sophisticated resource for accessing premier financial data. There are 12 Bloomberg terminals located at the Meinders School of Business. As part of their curriculum, each student will become Bloomberg Certified.
  • Each student will benefit from integrating classroom theory with real world practice, while setting themselves apart in a competitive job market, a true differentiator for the Meinders School of Business.
  • Meinders School of Business is accredited by AACSB, International, which places it in the top 4.5% of all Business Schools in the World!
  • Expanded Opportunities for Study Abroad and Research opportunities
    • Opportunities such as the DOERS Program for travel to Taipei, Taiwan.
    • Additional study abroad opportunities with Meinders Faculty.
    • The Investment Club, where students are able to invest $200,000 in real money each year into the stock market, through a loan from Herman Meinders.
    • Internship opportunities for each academic discipline.
    • Work with faculty on special research topics, including marketing projects, accounting projects, and in the Economic Research & Policy Institute.  Students can earn money for work conducted in each of these areas.  
  • Upon degree completion, approximately 95% of Meinders graduates are employed or go on to graduate school, while the national average is 43%. [MAD1] 


Meinders School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and ranks in the top 5% of business schools in the world. AACSB Accreditation ensures that a school is teaching a student what employers need – the latest ideas in business, theories, and practical skills; the ability to communicate effectively; professionalism, ethics, and responsibility; the understanding of financial markets and accounting regulations, and more. By selecting the Meinders School of Business you will be provided access to a curriculum designed with innovative and relevant business ideas and methods taught by qualified faculty.