Richards College of Business
Find Your Path. Fulfill Your Potential.
At the Richards College of Business, we are in the business of transforming lives through education, engagement, and experiences. Our students acquire more than knowledge during their time with us and leave us prepared not only to lead but also to make an impact on the business world.
AWARD-WINNING & AACSB ACCREDITED
Richards College of Business is one of 780 business schools in 53 countries and territories that have earned AACSB Accreditation.
AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than 5% of the world's business schools.
News and Highlights
UWG offers a variety of study abroad and study away opportunities for students to earn course credit while traveling the world and creating international connections to help launch their careers. Now, thanks to two alumni, students are closer to making these extraordinary experiences a reality.May 5
Co-CEO of The Lumistella Company and UWG alumna Christa Aebersold Pitts ’97 knows there is no such thing as an overnight success. Although Pitts co-created what is arguably the most popular holiday tradition in modern times – “The Elf on the Shelf” – she has never forgotten the hard work that went into building the Atlanta-based business.May 3
A lab in Roy Richards Sr. Hall at the University of West Georgia has been approved to be an SAP Next-Gen Lab. This honor distinguishes UWG as a technology and innovation hub. UWG’s lab is the first approved SAP Next-Gen Lab in Georgia.Apr 19
NAMED College of Distinction
Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, a national organization founded by admissions professionals, for 2018-2019
Nearly 400 students have taken advantage of our four Study
Abroad Programs in the past 5 years
Has helped start 1,763 new business in our community over the last 5 years
50+ Years of Education
Our College was established in 1967 and was named the
Richards College of Business in 1997
$6.5M Raised for
State-of-the-art learning environment
Partnership with Southwire lets students experience elevated internship and career opportunities