The mission of the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business is to develop global business leaders and innovators through a high quality, integrated, experiential education that prepares them to add significant value to their organizations and communities.
We will be increasingly recognized nationally as a world-class graduate business school. To enable this, our faculty, staff, and students will ensure that:
- The Crummer Graduate School of Business is a student-centric, stakeholder-focused center of learning that operates in an innovative and responsible manner.
- Its identity is based upon transformative experiential learning, building on its historical strengths in leadership, ethics, entrepreneurship, and a global mindset.
- It distinctively operates within a robust ecosystem that incorporates cutting edge technology and integrated resources for the creation and delivery of management education that outpaces the requirements of our industry partners.
- Its educational and business practices foster sustainable and innovative knowledge that anticipate student, faculty and market needs through collaboration with our partners in the commercial, government and academic sectors.
- It adds value to our partner’s bottom line by educating and enhancing the human capital that drives the financial performance of organizations.
At the Crummer Graduate School of Business, our beliefs govern our approach to management education, which are informed by these values:
- EXCELLENCE Our commitment to excellence requires a shared accountability to our standards by students, staff, and faculty. This standard of excellence is grounded in an appreciation for diversity of experience, background, and perspective.
- INTEGRITY Valuing integrity requires that all who are associated with Crummer are accountable to the highest ethical standards and practices. Educate, Impact
- INNOVATION Being innovative means that we have an entrepreneurial teaching mindset that generates enterprising and responsible business practices for global leaders.
- LIFELONG LEARNING Our commitment to lifelong learning is exemplified through experiential and collaborative activities. We hold that learning through peer-to-peer, faculty-to-peer, and post-graduate experiences are essential to the interests of our community.
- FISCAL RESPONSIBILTY Being fiscally responsible means that we make mission-centric decisions which ensure operational success and long-term value creation.
- DIVERSITY Our commitment to diversity is rooted in the belief that equity and inclusion drive excellence and innovation. We are committed to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, hertitages and experiences.
- IMPACT We are committed to continually responding to, and influencing the skills of our stakeholders and society at large. We hold that these skills are essential to creating value across a broad time horizon and shaping organizations across the globe.
- TOUCHPOINT We believe that excellence is achieved by delivering personal, high-touch, and customized experiences extending throughout our student and customer lifecycle, from the prospective student phase, to the classroom and beyond.
Top-Ranked Business School
Discover Why Crummer is the #1 MBA in Florida
Forbes: #1 MBA in Florida for Return on Investment
The Crummer Early Advantage MBA is No. 1 among Business Schools in Florida according to Forbes, September 2019. This survey was conducted every two years, and for 20 years we were consistently ranked among the top two full-time MBA’s in Florida. Rankings were based on a student’s return on investment 5 years after graduation.
Abound: Best MBA Programs 2023
The Crummer MBA was ranked among the Nation’s best MBAs for its flexibility, affordability, and mentorship.
Leadership Excellence: #1 in the Nation
The Crummer MBA at the Crummer Graduate School of Business has been recognized as the top leadership development educator by HR.com’s Leadership Excellence awards for 4 years in a row.
Princeton Review Best Business Schools List
The Princeton Review features the Crummer MBA in its list of “Best Business Schools” for 2023.
CEO Magazine Tier One Business School
CEO Magazine lists the Crummer Graduate School of Business as a Tier One business school in its Global MBA Rankings.
Premier Global DBA
The Crummer Executive Doctorate in Business Administration is showcased by CEO Magazine as a premier DBA program. The list is based upon accreditation, quality of faculty, geography, and international standing.
U.S. News & World Report
In addition to its business school, Rollins College has received top rankings from national publications for all of its graduate and undergraduate programs. For 25 years in a row, Rollins has been ranked among the top two regional universities in the South and has been the top-ranked Florida school in the category by U.S. News & World Report.
Orlando named #2 Best City to Start a Career
Deciding where to lay the foundation for a long and prosperous career can be a tall order, especially for recent graduates entering the job market for the first time. After all, there are many factors — job-market saturation, housing affordability and commuter-friendliness, for instance — to consider about each prospective area.
In order to help new graduates start their search for a career, WalletHub compared the relative market strength and overall livability of more than 180 U.S. cities to help recent college graduates find the best cradles for their budding careers.
50 Reasons to Love Orlando
Orlando named #3 Best City for Jobs
WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 32 key indicators of job-market strength. They range from job opportunities to employment growth to monthly average starting salary.
The Suite Spot for Executives
With a diverse portfolio of degree and non-degree programming at the senior-executive level, Crummer is regionally renowned for helping organizations retain and develop executive talent.
Whether you seek to earn a prestigious MBA, elevate your expertise with Florida’s first AACSB-accredited doctorate in business administration degree, or expand your knowledge through specialized workshops and programming, Crummer has the right opportunity for you.
At the Heart of Everything
Sure, the Rollins College campus in Winter Park, Florida, is gorgeous (regularly ranks among the the most beautiful campus in the nation). And, yes, the Orlando region is one of the top vacation destinations in the world, with endless entertainment options for you and your family.
But did you know that Rollins and Crummer, just 10 minutes from downtown Orlando, are at the heart of a thriving business community? The Orlando region led the nation in job growth from 2014-2018, and is attracting some of the biggest names in business, creating thousands of high-wage, high-tech jobs in a region traditionally known for tourism. Recently named one of the nation’s most cost-competitive locations, Orlando is an emerging tech and startup hub and Florida’s friendliest metro for small businesses.
With deep connections to local, regional, and global organizations, Crummer can help you take your career or business to the next level.
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Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College
1000 Holt Avenue – 2722 | Winter Park, FL | 32789-4499
Student Services: 407-691-1195
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