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Maharishi University of Management (M.U.M.) based in Fairfield, Iowa, USA, was founded in 1971, and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to offer its business degrees and Masters of Business Administration Degrees globally.  

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Maharishi University of Management (USA) - is accredited and registered in the United States, and offers its degrees at the Bachelors and Masters levels via distance education to students in South Africa and elsewhere around the world.

Accreditation: Maharishi University of Management (MUM) is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission in the USA and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University’s business programs (B.A., MBA, and Ph.D.) are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Where is the degree recognized? The MUM degree is recognised widely throughout the world. This gives students the advantage of “portability” of their qualification. This is a great advantage and has become increasingly important through the creation of the “global village”. It is valuable for graduates to gain experience in different countries and cultures.

Students will enroll directly to Maharishi University of Management, USA, and become students of Maharishi University of Management, USA. 

Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, USA does not have a physical presence in South Africa. As Maharishi University of Management has no presence in South Africa, its degrees are not registered on the South African National Qualifications Framework and are not accredited by the South African Council on Higher Education. 

Recognition in South Africa: In South Africa, SAQA, the South African Qualifications Authority, recognizes Maharishi University of Management as an accredited institution in the United States of America, and will consider the MUM degrees for equivalency purposes.

Achievements of graduates of Maharishi University of Management:

  • MUM’s graduate placement rate was 94% based on a survey of all graduates six months after graduating from the class of 2009.
  • Companies hiring MUM alumni included a very broad spectrum, some of these included: 3SG Corporation, Accenture, Access Data Consulting, ACT Technologies, Adecco, Advanced Information Management, Advanced Micro Devices, American Consulting Technology, American Residential Services, AON Corporation, Google and Microsoft.
  • MUM alumni have been accepted at top graduate schools throughout the U.S. and around the world, such as Brown, Columbia, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard Business School, Johns Hopkins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Northwestern, Oxford, Purdue, University of Chicago, University of Toronto, University of Illinois, University of London and University of Michigan.

Maharishi University of Management Rankings:

  • In 2011, MUM MBA students came top in the USA, competing against 147 Universities business schools around the country in a business simulation competition
  • Listed in Peterson's 440 Great Colleges for Top Students 2010.
  • Placed among Tier 2 Regional Universities (Midwest) by US News 2010
  • MUM was listed as a tier 4 university in the "Best Colleges 2010" Masters Midwest Category of U.S. News & World Report College and University rankings.
  • In 2009 it was selected for the Top 100 Campus Challenge, a 3-day student conference held in Washington, DC.
  • It was in the top 10% for: active and collaborative learning, supportive campus environment, enriching educational experiences and student-faculty interaction (National Survey of Student Engagement 2002).

Why enrol with Maharishi University of Management in USA

  • MUM students gain more from an inside-out approach: an education that strengthens the inner self in order to achieve more in the outside world. Combining self development with world-class academics provides students with a greater advantage in every area of life.
  • A 40-year track record, since 1971
  • Gain an American Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree in Business Administration recognized world-wide
  • Double accreditation in the USA for business school programmes through to Ph.D level
  • The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • The University’s business programs (B.A., MBA, and Ph.D.) are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Opportunity to graduate in the USA on campus at Maharishi University of Management or certificates will be sent via courier service
  • Option to study physically on-site in the United States: provided students cover their travel and tuition costs you have the option to transfer for a semester of on-campus study on the Fairfield, Iowa campus
  • Alumni satisfaction: The national alumni survey by American College Testing (ACT) found that the University’s alumni are more satisfied with their college education than graduates from over 1,000 participating U.S. colleges and universities
  • Graduates are employed: The University’s graduates are employed by hundreds of companies in the US and around the world
  • Graduates are accepted world-wide for post-graduate study: more than 100 graduate schools, including Harvard, Yale, and Stanford have accepted M.U.M.'s graduates
  • Distance education studies means 24/7 Access to MUM e-University site including class materials, chat line, questions and answers, and assignments
  • Online access to 50,000 business, leadership, and governance journals and online library access
  • High quality distance education materials
  • The University has produced entrepreneurs who’ve made millions of dollars: many graduates have started their own successful businesses
  • Amongst the top for satisfied students in the United States: in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) conducted by Indiana University’s Center for Postsecondary Research, it was found that the learning experience of Maharishi University students is among the highest in the nation
  • Active and collaborative learning — top 3% of U.S. universities and colleges
  • Student-faculty interaction — top 7% of U.S. universities and college
  • Enriching educational experiences — top 4% of U.S. universities and colleges
  • Survey results illustrate the quality of teaching and personal attention and support that students get from their professors
  • More than $32 million in Federal and other grants awarded to date, to the University and its Research Institute, in collaboration with leading academic medical centers around the country, for scientific research, including more than $20 million from the National Institutes of Health for research in natural medicine
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