Orfalea College of Business

Transformational, Experiential Education

Our learning experience, incorporating real-world business activity with essential technology and top-notch faculty,  creates a thriving academic enterprise that effectively transitions students into careers.  Located at a university renowned for technical education in California, the Orfalea College of Business offers many opportunities for cross-disciplinary learning in an environment that welcomes students from all backgrounds.

Undergraduate Programs


Encompassing a wide array of disciplines in the business industry, we offer three majors and
nine concentrations that delve deeper into
relevant topics.

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Preparing our students for an increasingly competitive business environment, we offer students advanced learning with master’s degrees that can be obtained in as little as a year.

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The faculty at the Orfalea College of Business offer a wide range of industry experience and scholarly research, and they use the most current technology and teaching methods to give our students and edge in a competitive workforce.

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Student Services

Unique to our college, the Student Services program helps students succeed in school while preparing them for their careers with both peer mentors and professional staff.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Creating and sustaining a diverse university community

To help make everyone feel they belong at the Orfalea College of Business, we foster a welcoming atmosphere that is proactive in helping underrepresented students experience success.

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