Texas A&M University-Kingsville's College of Business has joined some very elite company after getting a special stamp of approval that only five-percent of school's receive.

The school received accreditation from the International Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, something the school's dean, Dr. Natalya Delcoure, said was a long time coming.

Delcoure said her school underwent a rigorous process that was done by peers in the business education community. Officials believe this validation of the program will be a boos to everyone at the school, including its graduates.

"It opens unparalled opportunities for our business students who graduate from this college, in terms of coming opportunities," Delcoure said.

There were more than 600 students who enrolled in the College of Business this semester, a number that seems to grow every year. With this five-year accreditation, there are sure to be more students applying.

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