Maharishi University of Management (MUM, formerly known as Maharishi International University) is an accredited university located in Fairfield, Iowa. The National Council of Small Communities has named Fairfield as America’s top entrepreneurial small city.

Maharishi University of Management 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).

MUM’s placement rate was 94% for the class of 2009, based on a survey of the class six months after graduating. Companies hiring MUM alumni include: 3SG Corporation, Accenture, Access Data Consulting, ACT Technologies, Adecco, Advanced Information Management, Advanced Micro Devices, American Consulting Technology, American Residential Services, AON Corporation, etc.

MUM alumni are 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, University of Michigan, etc.


- Placed among Tier 2 Regional Universities (Midwest) by US News 2011.

- 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.

- Listed in Peterson's 440 Great Colleges for Top Students 2010.

- 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).

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