Best Business Schools

Ranked in 2014 | Best Business Schools Rankings Methodology

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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)
#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
Unranked University of Montana

Missoula, MT

N/A 91
#100 University of St. Thomas

Minneapolis, MN

$30,430 per year (full-time) 91
Unranked Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

$245 per credit (in-state, full-time); $599 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 92
Unranked California Polytechnic State University—​San Luis Obispo (Orfalea)

San Luis Obispo, CA

$9,990 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,918 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 93
Rank Not Published Pittsburg State University (Kelce)

Pittsburg, KS

$6,626 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,786 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 93
#48 University of Georgia (Terry)

Athens, GA

$12,400 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,420 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 93
Unranked Suffolk University (Sawyer)

Boston, MA

$38,374 per year (full-time) 94
#48 University of Arizona (Eller)

Tucson, AZ

$22,024 per year (in-state, full-time); $37,898 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 95
#65 University of Oklahoma (Price)

Norman, OK

$175 per credit (in-state, full-time); $675 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 95
Unranked Stetson University

DeLand, FL

$873 per credit (full-time) 96
Unranked Emporia State University

Emporia, KS

$223 per credit (in-state, full-time); $688 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 97
#87 Texas Tech University (Rawls)

Lubbock, TX

$252 per credit (in-state, full-time); $606 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 97
#41 University of California—​Davis

Davis, CA

$36,449 per year (in-state, full-time); $48,694 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 97
#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
Unranked University of Central Missouri (Harmon)

Warrensburg, MO

$4,985 per year (in-state, full-time) 99
#80 University of Delaware (Lerner)

Newark, DE

$13,500 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,000 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 99
Unranked Clemson University

Greenville, SC

$10,172 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,316 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 101
Rank Not Published West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

$13,500 per program (in-state, full-time); $15,500 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 102
Unranked Wright State University (Soin)

Dayton, OH

$577 per credit (in-state, full-time); $983 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 102
Rank Not Published Hofstra University (Zarb)

Hempstead, NY

$1,125 per credit (full-time) 107
#65 Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)

Cleveland, OH

$44,200 per year (full-time) 109
#87 Claremont Graduate University (Drucker)

Claremont, CA

$1,690 per credit (full-time) 109
#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
Unranked Illinois Institute of Technology (Stuart)

Chicago, IL

$1,613 per credit (full-time) 112

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