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)
#92 Fordham University

New York, NY

$1,259 per credit (full-time) 404
Unranked University of North Texas

Denton, TX

$303 per credit (in-state, full-time); $657 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 399
#21 Indiana University—​Bloomington (Kelley)

Bloomington, IN

$24,984 per year (in-state, full-time); $44,460 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 392
#85 Thunderbird School of Global Management

Glendale, AZ

$1,436 per credit (full-time) 353
#20 Emory University (Goizueta)

Atlanta, GA

$46,000 per year (full-time) 352
#25 Vanderbilt University (Owen)

Nashville, TN

$46,125 per year (full-time) 341
#27 Brigham Young University (Marriott)

Provo, UT

$11,280 per year (LDS member, full-time); $22,560 per year (Non-LDS member, full-time) 320
#23 University of Notre Dame (Mendoza)

Notre Dame, IN

$45,130 per year (full-time) 313
Unranked University of St. Thomas—​Houston

Houston, TX

$1,040 per credit (full-time) 307
Unranked University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

$19,717 per program (in-state, full-time); $41,581 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 295
Rank Not Published Pace University (Lubin)

New York, NY

$1,075 per credit (full-time) 289
#45 Boston University

Boston, MA

$43,970 per year (full-time) 283
#22 Washington University in St. Louis (Olin)

St. Louis, MO

$49,700 per year (full-time) 282
#87 San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

$16,960 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,356 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 281
Unranked University of New Mexico (Anderson)

Albuquerque, NM

$476 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,069 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 260
#37 University of Rochester (Simon)

Rochester, NY

$49,929 per year (full-time) 249
#55 Southern Methodist University (Cox)

Dallas, TX

$43,636 per year (full-time) 243
Unranked University of Wisconsin—​Whitewater

Whitewater, WI

N/A 243
Unranked Cleveland State University (Ahuja)

Cleveland, OH

$14,504 per year (in-state, full-time); $27,384 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 241
Unranked University of Massachusetts—​Boston

Boston, MA

$591 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,144 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 236
#25 University of Washington (Foster)

Seattle, WA

$27,861 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,037 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 236
#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
#52 Northeastern University

Boston, MA

$1,385 per credit (full-time) 232
#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
#33 Rice University (Jones)

Houston, TX

$48,500 per year (full-time) 223

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