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)
Unranked Southeast Missouri State University (Harrison)

Cape Girardeau, MO

$285 per credit (in-state, full-time); $505 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Unranked North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

$8,670 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,376 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 50
Unranked University of Arkansas—​Little Rock

Little Rock, AR

$295 per credit (in-state, full-time); $652 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 81
#100 Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

$8,897 per program (in-state, full-time); $22,481 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 42
Unranked University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

$8,918 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,290 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 527
Unranked Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

$303 per credit (in-state, full-time); $927 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Unranked University of North Texas

Denton, TX

$303 per credit (in-state, full-time); $657 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 399
Unranked Ball State University (Miller)

Muncie, IN

$9,210 per program (in-state, full-time); $19,470 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 42
Unranked University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

$309 per credit (in-state, full-time); $309 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Unranked Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

$309 per credit (in-state, full-time); $618 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 38
Unranked University of Illinois—​Springfield

Springfield, IL

$310 per credit (in-state, full-time); $656 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Unranked University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

$9,312 per year (in-state, full-time); $19,026 per year (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Rank Not Published University of North Carolina—​Greensboro (Bryan)

Greensboro, NC

$9,394 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,790 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 46
#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
Unranked Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

$9,453 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,332 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 55
Unranked Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

$9,468 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,846 per year (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Unranked Boise State University

Boise, ID

$9,520 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,532 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 82
#73 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

$9,528 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,840 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 56
Unranked University of Texas—​San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

$322 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,030 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 3
#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 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

$9,911 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,378 per year (out-of-state, full-time) N/A
Unranked Auburn University—​Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

$333 per credit (in-state, full-time); $999 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 53
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
#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
Unranked University of Missouri—​Kansas City (Bloch)

Kansas City, MO

$337 per credit (in-state, full-time); $871 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) N/A

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