Ranked in 2014, part of Best Business Schools

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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)
#1 Harvard University

Boston, MA

$56,175 per year (full-time) 1,851
#2 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$59,550 per year (full-time) 809
#3 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Philadelphia, PA

$59,736 per year (full-time) 1,677
#4 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
#5 Northwestern University (Kellogg)

Evanston, IL

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

Charlottesville, VA

$48,402 per year (in-state, full-time); $52,720 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 633
#7 Dartmouth College (Tuck)

Hanover, NH

$58,935 per year (full-time) 560
#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
#9 Columbia University

New York, NY

$60,720 per year (full-time) 1,279
#10 University of Chicago (Booth)

Chicago, IL

$58,760 per year (full-time) 1,176
#11 Duke University (Fuqua)

Durham, NC

$55,300 per year (full-time) 861