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)
#33 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities (Carlson)

Minneapolis, MN

$34,230 per year (in-state, full-time); $45,000 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 222
#41 University of Maryland—​College Park (Smith)

College Park, MD

$38,475 per year (in-state, full-time); $45,765 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 220
#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 Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, MA

$1,281 per credit (full-time) 208
Unranked Niagara University

Niagara University, NY

$26,730 per program (full-time) 203
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
#45 Boston College (Carroll)

Chestnut Hill, MA

$42,000 per year (full-time) 200
#65 George Washington University

Washington, DC

$1,485 per credit (full-time) 200
#76 Pepperdine University (Graziadio)

Malibu, CA

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

Salem, OR

$34,782 per year (full-time) 198
#35 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Champaign, IL

$19,976 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,976 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 195
Unranked San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

$12,834 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,762 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 194
#45 University of California—​Irvine (Merage)

Irvine, CA

$38,450 per year (in-state, full-time); $47,089 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 194
#27 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

$13,184 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,678 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 193
#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
Unranked University of Houston—​Victoria

Victoria, TX

$252 per credit (in-state, full-time); $606 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 190
Rank Not Published University of Tampa (Sykes)

Tampa, FL

$546 per credit (full-time) 190
Rank Not Published University of California—​Riverside (Anderson)

Riverside, CA

$38,245 per year (in-state, full-time); $50,490 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 182
#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
Unranked University of Texas—​El Paso

El Paso, TX

$248 per credit (in-state, full-time); $599 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 180
Unranked Texas Southern University (Jones)

Houston, TX

N/A 177
Unranked East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

$235 per credit (in-state, full-time); $919 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 175
#82 College of William and Mary (Mason)

Williamsburg, VA

$30,898 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,354 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 174
Unranked Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

$1,025 per credit (full-time) 170
#96 Bentley University (McCallum)

Waltham, MA

$35,000 per year (full-time) 169

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