The WVU College of Commerce was born by order of the state higher education board on Nov. 10, 1951 and was known as the College of Business and Economics from 1971 until 2018, when it was renamed the John Chambers College of Business and Economics.
The College offers ten bachelor's, ten master's, and two doctoral degrees. With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,500, the College has more than 20,000 alumni worldwide. Business programs at the WVU John Chambers College of Business & Economics are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
In its 2011 edition, Bloomberg Businessweek ranks West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics among the top 100 undergraduate business schools in the country.