Best Business Schools

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Rank School name Tuition Enrollment (full-time) Average GMAT score Acceptance rate Full-time graduates employed at graduation Average starting salary and bonus Average undergraduate GPA Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation Peer assessment score (out of 5) Recruiter assessment score (out of 5)
#75 CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College (Zicklin)

New York, NY

$13,970 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,100 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 121
#75 University at Buffalo—​SUNY

Buffalo, NY

$11,130 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,320 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 173
#75 Virginia Tech (Pamplin)

Blacksburg, VA

$10,677 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,926 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 80
#79 Binghamton University—​SUNY

Binghamton, NY

$11,130 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,320 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 60
#79 Fordham University

New York, NY

$1,199 per credit (full-time) 1,103
#79 Syracuse University (Whitman)

Syracuse, NY

$37,470 per year (full-time) 77
#79 Texas Christian University (Neeley)

Fort Worth, TX

$36,000 per year (full-time) 82
#79 University of Colorado—​Boulder (Leeds)

Boulder, CO

$15,282 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,898 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 186
#84 Bentley University (McCallum)

Waltham, MA

$34,500 per year (full-time) 136
#84 St. Louis University (Cook)

St. Louis, MO

$52,035 per year (full-time) 37
#86 San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

$15,134 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,062 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 309
#86 University at Albany—​SUNY

Albany, NY

$464 per credit (in-state, full-time); $763 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 63
#88 North Carolina State University (Jenkins)

Raleigh, NC

$33,216 per program (in-state, full-time); $58,282 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 92
#88 Oklahoma State University (Spears)

Stillwater, OK

$178 per credit (in-state, full-time); $709 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 76
#88 Thunderbird School of Global Management

Glendale, AZ

$43,080 per year (full-time) 380
#91 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$1,660 per credit (full-time) 156
#91 University of Oregon (Lundquist)

Eugene, OR

$20,889 per year (in-state, full-time); $28,917 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 82
#93 DePaul University (Kellstadt)

Chicago, IL

$935 per credit (full-time) 93
#93 University of Kentucky (Gatton)

Lexington, KY

$11,165 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,237 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 80
#93 University of Tulsa (Collins)

Tulsa, OK

$1,035 per credit (full-time) 56
#96 Pepperdine University (Graziadio)

Malibu, CA

$42,280 per year (full-time) 217
#96 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Lally)

Troy, NY

$43,350 per year (full-time) 78
#96 University of Houston (Bauer)

Houston, TX

$15,504 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,928 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 161
#99 University of Cincinnati (Lindner)

Cincinnati, OH

$28,329 per program (in-state, full-time); $35,445 per program (out-of-state, full-time) 109
#99 University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

$1,280 per credit (full-time) 39

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