Finance

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Business Schools

The top business schools for finance prepare graduates to work in business administration and management. Students can often specialize in areas like investment banking and corporate finance. These are the top business schools for finance.

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Rankings Overall Business School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition Enrollment (full-time) Average GMAT score (full-time) Acceptance rate (full-time) Full-time graduates employed at graduation Average starting salary and bonus Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation Peer assessment score (out of 5) Recruiter assessment score (out of 5)
#4 Columbia University

New York, NY

$60,720 per year (full-time) 1,279
#7 Harvard University

Boston, MA

$56,175 per year (full-time) 1,851
#5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

Cambridge, MA

$61,152 per year (full-time) 819
#3 New York University (Stern)

New York, NY

$57,468 per year (full-time) 786
#9 Northwestern University (Kellogg)

Evanston, IL

$59,085 per year (full-time) 1,148
#6 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$59,550 per year (full-time) 809
#8 University of California—​Berkeley (Haas)

Berkeley, CA

$51,412 per year (in-state, full-time); $53,959 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 497
#10 University of California—​Los Angeles (Anderson)

Los Angeles, CA

$48,722 per year (in-state, full-time); $55,009 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 724
#2 University of Chicago (Booth)

Chicago, IL

$58,760 per year (full-time) 1,176
#11 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor (Ross)

Ann Arbor, MI

$52,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $57,200 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 941
#1 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Philadelphia, PA

$59,736 per year (full-time) 1,677