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)
Unranked North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

N/A N/A
#52 Northeastern University

Boston, MA

$1,385 per credit (full-time) 232
#104 Northern Arizona University (Franke)

Flagstaff, AZ

$10,023 per program (in-state, full-time); $21,117 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 32
Rank Not Published Northern Illinois University

De Kalb, IL

$40,936 per program (in-state, full-time); $57,309 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 47
Unranked Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

N/A N/A
Unranked Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI

$623 per credit (in-state, full-time); $623 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 9
#6 Northwestern University (Kellogg)

Evanston, IL

$59,085 per year (full-time) 1,148
Unranked Oakland University

Rochester, MI

N/A N/A
#27 Ohio State University (Fisher)

Columbus, OH

$28,688 per year (in-state, full-time); $46,352 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 212
Unranked Ohio University

Athens, OH

$21,000 per program (in-state, full-time) N/A
Unranked Oklahoma State University (Spears)

Stillwater, OK

$178 per credit (in-state, full-time); $728 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 68
Unranked Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

$412 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,048 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Rank Not Published Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

$18,927 per program (in-state, full-time); $30,294 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 203
Rank Not Published Pace University (Lubin)

New York, NY

$1,075 per credit (full-time) 289
Unranked Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, WA

N/A N/A
Unranked Pennsylvania State University—​Erie, The Behrend College (Black)

Erie, PA

$792 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,227 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 31
Unranked Pennsylvania State University—​Great Valley

Malvern, PA

$901 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,456 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Unranked Pennsylvania State University—​Harrisburg

Middletown, PA

N/A N/A
#41 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park (Smeal)

University Park, PA

$22,410 per year (in-state, full-time); $35,888 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 155
#76 Pepperdine University (Graziadio)

Malibu, CA

$43,930 per year (full-time) 198
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
Rank Not Published Portland State University

Portland, OR

$575 per credit (in-state, full-time); $693 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 32
Unranked Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX

$230 per credit (in-state, full-time); $586 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 59
Unranked Providence College

Providence, RI

$10,800 per year (full-time) N/A
#40 Purdue University—​West Lafayette (Krannert)

West Lafayette, IN

$22,409 per year (in-state, full-time); $42,174 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 230

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