Best Business Schools

Ranked in 2014 | Best Business Schools Rankings Methodology

A career in business starts with finding the MBA program that fits your needs. With the U.S. News rankings of the top business schools, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores.

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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)
#51 University of Iowa (Tippie)

Iowa City, IA

$19,246 per year (in-state, full-time); $35,314 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 110
#52 Northeastern University

Boston, MA

$1,385 per credit (full-time) 232
#52 University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

$13,662 per year (in-state, full-time); $31,946 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 70
#52 University of Pittsburgh (Katz)

Pittsburgh, PA

$39,812 per program (in-state, full-time); $53,928 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 156
#55 Southern Methodist University (Cox)

Dallas, TX

$43,636 per year (full-time) 243
#55 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville (Walton)

Fayetteville, AR

$15,980 per year (in-state, full-time); $37,805 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 78
#55 University of South Carolina (Moore)

Columbia, SC

$43,142 per program (in-state, full-time); $71,580 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 130
#58 University of Missouri (Trulaske)

Columbia, MO

$9,753 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,183 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 182
#58 Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

$41,316 per year (full-time) 114
#60 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick and Newark

Newark, NJ

$26,153 per year (in-state, full-time); $43,151 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 233
#60 University of California—​San Diego (Rady)

San Diego, CA

$38,337 per year (in-state, full-time); $43,227 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 97
#60 University of Cincinnati (Lindner)

Cincinnati, OH

$28,329 per program (in-state, full-time); $35,445 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 120
#63 Tulane University (Freeman)

New Orleans, LA

$46,147 per year (full-time) 137
#63 University of Utah (Eccles)

Salt Lake City, UT

$47,000 per program (in-state, full-time); $85,000 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 114
#65 Babson College (Olin)

Babson Park, MA

$94,836 per program (full-time) 426
#65 Baylor University (Hankamer)

Waco, TX

$32,574 per year (full-time) 83
#65 Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

Cleveland, OH

$44,200 per year (full-time) 109
#65 George Washington University

Washington, DC

$1,485 per credit (full-time) 200
#65 Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge (Ourso)

Baton Rouge, LA

$24,525 per program (in-state, full-time); $60,925 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 91
#65 North Carolina State University (Jenkins)

Raleigh, NC

$35,596 per program (in-state, full-time); $61,242 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 91
#65 University of Oklahoma (Price)

Norman, OK

$175 per credit (in-state, full-time); $675 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 95
#65 University of Tennessee—​Knoxville

Knoxville, TN

$21,944 per year (in-state, full-time); $40,432 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 148
#73 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

$9,528 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,840 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 56
#74 University at Buffalo—​SUNY

Buffalo, NY

$12,108 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,146 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 190
#74 University of Alabama (Manderson)

Tuscaloosa, AL

$9,450 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,950 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 151

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