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AACSB Accreditation Extended

17 February 2021


Kuwait City, 17 February 2021: The Gulf University for Science and Technology’s College of Business Administration’s AACSB accreditation has been extended for an additional five years. The extension further solidifies the university’s local and global position in providing premium education.


AACSB is a global non-profit association that has 1700 member organizations worldwide, as well as 840 accredited business schools worldwide. Its main mission is to set the standard for business education globally. Along with accreditations, AACSB holds numerous seminars for individuals and for its member organizations, as well as conferences, publications which include insight into business school data and current trends in business.


The Dean of the College of Business Administration, Dr. Jean-Paul Arnaout said, “The College of Business Administration (CBA) is delighted to announce the successful extension of AACSB accreditation of all the business degree programs offered by the school. Being AACSB-accredited is an achievement in that only 5% of the Business schools worldwide have earned this distinction, and a testament of the years of work by our faculty and staff, along with the success of our current students and alumni. Congratulations to the faculty, students, staff, and all supporters of the school!”


This accreditation is just one of many that GUST holds. In addition to the AACSB Business accreditation, GUST also holds accreditations from the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) for its English Foundation Program, the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) for its One Stop Student Advising Center, the National Association for Developmental Education(NADE) for its Math Foundation Unit, ABET Computing Accreditation Commission for its Computer Science Program, and the American Communications Association (ACA) for its Mass Communication and Media Department.