Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship

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How We Rank


The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Bauer #9 among leading research universities for faculty scholarly productivity in marketing, and Bauer doctoral students have won many awards for the best dissertation research in their fields.


Bauer is #1 for Selling. Bauer's Program for Excellence in Selling has the deepest curriculum, largest enrollment and highest corporate support of any university program in selling and sales management, and our Stephen Stagner Sales Excellence Institute is a hub for sales research and education.


Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review have ranked Bauer's undergraduate Entrepreneurship program among the top three in the nation since 2007, and Bauer students have won more awards than any other school in national business plan competitions in recent years.


News and Awards

Congratulations to doctoral alum Doug Hughes on being named United Shore Endowed Faculty Fellow in Sales Leadership at Michigan State University.

Congratulations to doctoral alum Raj Echambadi on being named Alan J. and Joyce D. Baltz Professor at the University of Illinois College of Business. Raj also is Senior Associate Dean for MBA Programs & Strategic Innovation.

Congratulations to Prof. Vanessa Patrick and doctoral alum Sonja Prokopec on winning the LVMH-SMU Asia Luxury Brand Research Conference Best Paper Award.

Congratulations to undergraduate WCE students Kevin Cho, Ody De La Paz, Nick Ravanbakhsh and Dylan Senter – team Sensytech – on winning the 2016 Carnegie Mellon Venture Challenge business plan competition.

Congratulations to doctoral student Mahdi Ebrahimi on being named co-winner of the Marketing Science Institute (MSI) Alden G. Clayton Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition.

Read more award stories on our Marketing Awards page