Welcome to the Monfort College of Business, where we are dedicated to leading the way in immersive business education and career preparation. Our mission is clear: to prepare students for leadership and successful careers through immersive learning and a student-centered career development series. We achieve this by equipping our students with essential knowledge, tools, and inspiration, advancing business practices through quality research, promoting entrepreneurship, and fostering professional engagement within the community. As an AACSB accredited institution, we are committed to providing the highest quality education and empowering our students to reach their full potential. Join us in shaping a brighter future for business leaders.
Experiential learning at MCB is not just a buzzword; it's the foundation of our educational philosophy. We believe that true learning happens not only within the walls of a classroom but out there in the real world. That's why we're committed to providing our students with immersive, hands-on experiences that set them up for success.
Our Legacy as a Top Business School
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) awards accreditation to the top business schools worldwide, and MCB is among the elite schools accredited in both business administration and accounting. More info and metrics.
Monfort College of Business is the first and only business program to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award from the Office of the President of the United States (2004).
Who We Are
Vision: The Monfort College of Business will serve as a leading provider of immersive business education and career preparation.
Mission: The Monfort College of Business prepares students for leadership and successful careers through immersive learning and a student-centered career development series.
We support our mission by: Equipping students with the necessary knowledge, tools and inspiration to reach their potential. Advancing business practice through quality research. Promoting entrepreneurship; and, professional engagement in the community.
The business world is constantly evolving, and that's why we offer a dynamic and cutting-edge business program that equips you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to thrive in today's competitive landscape. Explore different avenues of business that will be serve you in any career you choose.
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Fall 2023 Graduation Reception
Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 | Kepner Hall Lobby
Immediately following the Commencement Ceremonies
We are thrilled to extend a warm invitation to all Fall 2023 graduates and loved ones for a special event that marks the culmination of hard work, dedication, and success—our Monfort College of Business Graduation Reception! Enjoy appetizers and warm beverages while connecting with your favorite faculty and staff members. It's a fantastic chance to reflect on the academic journey, share anecdotes, and celebrate the accomplishments of our talented graduates.
Welcome to the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
The Innovation Talk series made its comeback on October 25th to provide the most recent and thrilling updates in Greeley and Weld County. View the live stream and listen to presentations from notable speakers representing organizations such as Prospanica, Diverge/Hensel Phelps, CNE Creative Enterprises, Tracks NA, Orion Labs, Vuba, and Alquist 3D, among numerous others.
Our educators are not distant figures at the front of the room but mentors who build strong relationships with their students. We pride ourselves on the ability to deliver impactful experiential learning that is not only beneficial to students, but also to the community as a whole.
NSF Grant to Focus on Entrepreneurship,
Workforce Resilience and Development along Colorado's Front Range
The University of Northern Colorado was one of 50 institutions recently awarded a three-year, $400,000 Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) grant from the National Science Foundation. The EPIIC grant, which will be executed by the Monfort College of Business, is designed to encourage minority-serving institutions, two-year institutions, primarily undergraduate institutions and other emerging research institutions to participate in and strengthen regional innovation ecosystems.
Monfort College of Business Earns Re-Accreditation
University of Northern Colorado’s Monfort College of Business (MCB) was recently reaccredited in business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) programs, underscoring the college’s outstanding leadership, faculty, curriculum and students.
New Entrepreneurship Certificate Expands the World of Business to Nonbusiness Majors
Entrepreneurship classes are not just for business students anymore.
The University of Northern Colorado’s Monfort College of Business (MCB) is launching a new Entrepreneurship certificate in fall 2023 designed for all students with an interest in developing and managing their own business.
2023 Entrepreneurial Challenge Winners
Four Open Division participants and four Collegiate Division participants presented their pitches to a panel of expert judges at the E-Challenge Finals on March 8. These entrepreneurs received mentoring from the judges and refined their pitches since the Semi-Finals on February 8.
MCB's Accounting Information Systems program has been ranked as the number one program in the world among 630 universities measured
The Accounting and Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department at the University of Northern Colorado’s Monfort College of Business (MCB) has been ranked as the number one program in the world for experimental research in Accounting Information Systems (AIS).
Fresh Start Leads to Newfound Academic Drive
When reflecting on his academic career two weeks before graduating from UNC, Business major Dante Cesare experienced two vastly different realities in high school and in college. In high school, personal hardships made it difficult for him to see the importance of education.
UNC Recognized as College of Distinction
In addition to being honored as a College of Distinction for its high-impact approach to education, UNC received special recognition for its business and nursing programs, and for its specialized student support services in career development and equity and inclusion.
The Cost of Outsourcing
Professor of Management Isaac Wanasika, Ph.D., takes a close look at the cost of outsourcing — from basic manufacturing to high tech — then gives his students the chance to dive deeply into long-term implications.
As the global pandemic began to surge, Americans learned a hard lesson in transaction cost economics theory (TCE), which looks at the costs or efficiency of buying versus making something.....
Financial Education Center
UNC's million-dollar Financial Education Center serves diverse needs for financial literacy within the Monfort College of Business and the university community. Students gain hands-on experience in the trading room and share knowledge with faculty and peers in the FEC's technology labs and social spaces. High-tech classrooms, conference space and student collaboration rooms are available to students, reflecting UNC's continued commitment to small-group, student-focused learning.