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This is Where Business Happens.

At the Byrum School of Business, we achieve excellence in educating and forming transformational business leaders who are trustworthy, healthy, inquisitive, and skilled. Guided by our Franciscan values of dignity of the individual, peace, and justice, reconciliation, and responsible stewardship, our students develop to their fullest potential, ready to make an impact on the world.

Programs in Business

Your Future is Bright in the Byrum School of Business

  • Connect: Our faculty change lives. They are excellent teachers and deeply care about your success.
  • Experiential: Be engaged with the business world. 100% of our graduates have completed at least five high-impact learning experiences. Our students work with Fortune 500 businesses, leaders, and enjoy Indianapolis – one of America’s greatest cities.
  • Applied Ethics: Supported by our Franciscan values, your business education will be grounded in ethics with opportunities provided by Marian University's new Walker Center for Applied Ethics.
  • Diverse: You belong at Marian University. Learn about our national recognized Diversity in Leadership program with the University of Notre Dame. Byrum is #6 for first generation students (35.7%) and #2 most diverse ranked business school in the Midwest (29.2%).

  • Home: Enjoy living and learning in brand new spaces including Caito-Wagner residence hall, Marian Hall, and Byrum’s state-of-the-art, 33,000 square ft. Paul J. Norman Center.
  • Outstanding Career Outcomes: Byrum graduates earn an average starting salary of $53,674 – and are ranked #1 for internships by 2022 Poets & Quants for Undergrads. Recent placements include: Amazon, Banker's Life, BKD, Disney, Eli Lilly, Ernst & Young, KPMG, IU Health, Northwestern Mutual, Orr Fellowship, PNC, PwC, Somerset, and Spot Freight.

Your Success Starts Here

2022

  • Sandy Sledge ‘22 and Greg Fulling ’22, Poets&Quants Best & Brightest Business majors
  • Olivia Thomas, Sandy Sledge, and Lauren Kenny '22 named Orr Fellows
  • Michael Barton ’14 "40 Under 40" Accounting Professionals CPA Practice Advisor
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Competition State Champions; bested Purdue University’s graduate school team in finals
  • Second Place ($2,000): American Marketing Association’s International Case Competition sponsored by Amazon Prime Student
  • #1 in Career Placement and Internships percentage (100%)

Return on Investment: #2 among ranked Catholic Business schools by 2022 Poets & Quants for Undergrads

P&Q 2022 Rank School ROI $ ROI %
2 Georgetown University $123,796 41%
56 Marian University $72,725 37%
39 Seton Hall University $64,084 27%
38 St. John’s University $58,279 23%
8 University of Notre Dame $66,074 22%
9 Villanova University $49,031 16%
66 University of St. Thomas $34,410 14%
46 University of San Diego $35,804 13%
72 Seattle University $31,344 12%
24 Saint Louis University $23,113 9%

2021

  • Rachel Kassing ’21 and Anton Berry ’21, Poets&Quants Best & Brightest Business majors
  • Jordan Spangler, recipient of the Human Resources IndySHRM Scholarship
  • National Runner-up: National Sales Competition (Baylor University - first place).
  • National Semifinalist: American Marketing Association’s Case Competition sponsored by PODS

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2020

  • National Champions: National Sales Competition besting Baylor University, Penn State University, and the University of Richmond
  • Fifth Place: National Advertising Competition sponsored by Adobe, Inc. – besting the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, BYU, Florida State University, and the University of Oregon
  • National Semifinalist: American Marketing Association’s Sales Competition sponsored by Northwestern Mutual
  • National Semifinalist: Sales Competition hosted by Duquesne University
  • Cisco Systems state of the art digital classroom gift
  • First Place: Social Media Case Competition
  • First Place: Conexus Indiana Logistics Case Competition

Want to see what it feels like to be a Byrum student? Make plans now to meet your admissions counselor and schedule a campus visit.

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Accreditation

The Byrum School of Business at Marian University - Indianapolis has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a listing of accredited programs, click here

The School of Business submits a public disclosure of student learning to the IACBE which includes its assessment of undergraduate program success.

Want to Know More?

Office of Undergraduate Admission
(317) 955-6300
(800) 772-7264
admissions@marian.edu

Office of Pre-Medicine and Pre-Health Professions
(317) 955-6544
stlukes@marian.edu

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