History, Affiliations, and Rankings
Hult International Business School is the successor of the Arthur D. Little School of Management, founded in 1964 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and of the Ashridge Business School, founded in 1959 in Ashridge, England. The Arthur D. Little School of Management was founded in 1964 by Arthur Dehon Little in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Originally developed as an executive management education program, the school began to grant degrees after receiving full accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in 1976. It has been affiliated with the Association of MBA, Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business, and EFMD Quality improvement System. The Economist has given it a global ranking of 17 and Times Higher Education has given it a global ranking of 19.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
Hult maintains 7 campuses across 6 countries and serves approximately 3,000 students - two undergraduate and postgraduate campuses (London and Boston), three postgraduate campuses that serve as summer rotational campuses (San Francisco, Shanghai and Dubai) one solely postgraduate campuses (New York City), and one executive education campus (Ashridge Estate in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom). Hult's degrees are accredited under the British Accreditation Council of Higher Education and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Hult also conducts business and market research out of its global research centers.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Since its establishment 58 years ago, Hult International Business School has had a long road of history and accomplishments. Hult is awarded EQUIS accreditation, officially achieving the coveted “triple crown” accreditation status. the first U.S. business school to have achieved triple accreditation. Hult won the best Business School Careers Strategy award 2020 from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and BGA. Many Notable alumni like Htin Kyaw (9th President of Myanmar), Luis Abinader (current President of the Dominican Republic), and Gary Smith (CEO of Ciena) have Graduated through the Hult International Business School.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Over 2% of the Student Body of Pennsylvania State University comprises International Students. More than 400 students from over 130 countries attend the University every year. It is from a total of more than 2,700 students.