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
Putting Others First: McCraw, Professor Emeritus, Donates Major Gift to UWG’s Richards College of Business
Whether through service in the military or his years as a revered professor at the University of West Georgia, Dr. Joseph “Harrison” McCraw Jr. has always put others first.Jul 15
From humble beginnings in rural Alabama, Dr. Christopher Johnson was among the first generation in his family to graduate from college. Except for a stint in the insurance industry, he never left.Jul 1
The COVID-19 pandemic sent many of the world’s businesses scrambling to find ways to stay afloat. Scott Carter, University of West Georgia alumnus and chief executive officer for National DCP LLC (NDCP), recently discussed how the company navigated the crisis during the Merryl and Hardy McCalman Executive Roundtable.Apr 27
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 in under construction now
Partnership with Southwire lets students experience elevated internship and career opportunities