Accreditations and Rankings




At Kent Business School we’re proud to be a 'Triple Crown Business School'. This hallmark of quality is key to everything we do.


Our Rankings

World leading

Kent Business School is placed 34th in the 2023 Shanghai Global Rankings of Academic Subjects for Business Administration, which places us at 12th in the UK.

Top 1%

Triple Accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA placing us in the top 1% of Business Schools

High prospects

Marketing at Kent was ranked 12th for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2024.


Of KBS' research deemed ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent' (REF2021)

Top 25

Business and Management at Kent was ranked 25th out of 118 in The Guardian University Guide 2024.

Research with impact

80% of our research was deemed 'world leading' and 'internationally excellent' in the REF2021. Our academics work to address the issues facing the global business community including groundbreaking work with Parker Steel, Priority Freight, Port of Dover, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and Eurostar.