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2021 Best Business Bachelor's Degree Schools

1,877 Schools Ranked
$43,096 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$24,033 Avg Student Debt

Today's business students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Also there are many trade schools and bpptcamp that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Business Degree Central has created the Best Business Bachelor's Degree Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 1,877 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best bachelor's degree programs for business students. The factors used to develop this ranking include those related to how in-demand the school us, the overall quality of the school, and post-graduation wages, and more.

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Top Business Bachelor's Degree Schools in the United States

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#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
4,145 Total Awards
$57,222 Average Tuition & Fees
$13,345 Avg Student Debt

Our analysis found Cornell University to be the best school for business students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the United States. Cornell University is a large private not-for-profit school located in Ithaca, New York that handed out 4,145 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend Cornell, expect to pay an average of $57,222 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. On average, bachelor’s degree students take out $13,345 in loans while pursuing their degree.

Some students may be able to take online classes at Cornell. During the 2017-2018 year, about 1% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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#2

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3,632 Total Awards
$57,770 Average Tuition & Fees
$18,161 Avg Student Debt

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Pennsylvania. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. This large private not-for-profit school is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and it awarded 3,632 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend UPenn, expect to pay an average of $57,770 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from UPenn accumulate an average of $18,161 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

If you are interested in distance education, be sure to check with the school since UPenn does offer online classes for certain majors. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 1% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#3

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana
2,642 Total Awards
$55,553 Average Tuition & Fees
$17,788 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Notre Dame. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Notre Dame is located in Notre Dame, Indiana and has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 2,642 bachelor’s degrees to qualified students.

If you want to attend Notre Dame, expect to pay an average of $55,553 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Notre Dame accumulate an average of $17,788 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

Some students may be able to take online classes at Notre Dame. In 2017-2018 about 0% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#4

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
1,379 Total Awards
$55,240 Average Tuition & Fees
$21,151 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Lehigh University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. This medium-sized private not-for-profit school is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and it awarded 1,379 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend Lehigh, expect to pay an average of $55,240 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Lehigh accumulate an average of $21,151 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

One thing to take note of is that Lehigh does offer online classes in some areas. During the 2017-2018 year, about 0% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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#5

Georgetown University

Washington, District of Columbia
2,169 Total Awards
$56,058 Average Tuition & Fees
$15,193 Avg Student Debt

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Georgetown University. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Georgetown is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 2,169 bachelor’s degrees to qualified students.

Georgetown does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $56,058. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. On average, bachelor’s degree students take out $15,193 in loans while pursuing their degree.

Online courses are available at Georgetown, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 1% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#6

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
2,598 Total Awards
$53,804 Average Tuition & Fees
$19,354 Avg Student Debt

Emory University landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business programs. This fairly large private not-for-profit school is located in Atlanta, Georgia, and it awarded 2,598 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average tuition and fees at Emory is $53,804. In-state students do not receive a discount, however you may be able to reduce your price if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Emory accumulate an average of $19,354 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

One thing to take note of is that Emory does offer online classes in some areas. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 2% took at least some of their classes online.

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#7

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
3,062 Total Awards
$57,910 Average Tuition & Fees
$14,960 Avg Student Debt

Boston College came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Boston College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The school has a fairly large population, and it awarded 3,062 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average tuition and fees at Boston College is $57,910. In-state students do not receive a discount, however you may be able to reduce your price if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Boston College accumulate an average of $14,960 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

Boston College does offer online classes for certain degree levels. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 2% took at least some of their classes online.

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#8

Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts
1,106 Total Awards
$51,830 Average Tuition & Fees
$22,662 Avg Student Debt

Bentley University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Bentley is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school situated in Waltham, Massachusetts. It awarded 1,106 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Bentley does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $51,830. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. On average, bachelor’s degree students take out $22,662 in loans while pursuing their degree.

Some students may be able to take online classes at Bentley. In 2017-2018 about 1% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#9

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1,848 Total Awards
$57,119 Average Tuition & Fees
$22,190 Avg Student Debt

Carnegie Mellon University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. This fairly large private not-for-profit school is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and it awarded 1,848 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Carnegie Mellon does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $57,119. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. By the time they get their bachelor’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $22,190 in student loans.

Carnegie Mellon does offer online classes for certain degree levels. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 7% took at least some of their classes online.

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#10

Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania
2,240 Total Awards
$55,280 Average Tuition & Fees
$22,914 Avg Student Debt

Villanova University came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Villanova, Pennsylvania is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 2,240 students in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend Villanova, expect to pay an average of $55,280 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Villanova accumulate an average of $22,914 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

Villanova does offer online classes for certain degree levels. In 2017-2018 about 15% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#11

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
2,407 Total Awards
$55,292 Average Tuition & Fees
$14,970 Avg Student Debt

Washington University in St Louis landed the #11 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business programs. WUSTL is a private not-for-profit institution located in Saint Louis, Missouri. The school has a fairly large population, and it awarded 2,407 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average tuition and fees at WUSTL is $55,292. In-state students do not receive a discount, however you may be able to reduce your price if you receive financial aid. On average, bachelor’s degree students take out $14,970 in loans while pursuing their degree.

Some students may be able to take online classes at WUSTL. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 3% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#12

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, Illinois
434 Total Awards
$49,488 Average Tuition & Fees
$24,119 Avg Student Debt

Illinois Wesleyan University landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business programs. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Bloomington, Illinois, and it awarded 434 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Illinois Wesleyan does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $49,488. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Illinois Wesleyan accumulate an average of $24,119 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

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#13

Colorado State University - Global Campus

Greenwood Village, Colorado
2,061 Total Awards
$8,400 Average Tuition & Fees
$24,536 Avg Student Debt

Colorado State University - Global Campus came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Colorado State University - Global Campus is a fairly large public school situated in Greenwood Village, Colorado. It awarded 2,061 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Colorado State University - Global Campus does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $8,400. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Colorado State University - Global Campus accumulate an average of $24,536 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

If you are interested in distance education, Colorado State University - Global Campus is an excellent choice, since the school is online.

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#14

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
1,431 Total Awards
$55,440 Average Tuition & Fees
$18,240 Avg Student Debt

Wake Forest University came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Wake Forest University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that handed out 1,431 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

If you don’t receive financial aid, you can expect a bill for $55,440 to cover tuition and fees at Wake Forest University. The school does not offer an in-state discount. On average, bachelor’s degree students take out $18,240 in loans while pursuing their degree.

Wake Forest University does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. In fact, around 1% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#15

Washington and Lee University

Lexington, Virginia
564 Total Awards
$54,830 Average Tuition & Fees
$17,718 Avg Student Debt

Washington and Lee University ranked #15 on this year’s Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Located in Lexington, Virginia, the small private not-for-profit school handed out 564 bachelor’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

The average tuition and fees at Washington and Lee is $54,830. In-state students do not receive a discount, however you may be able to reduce your price if you receive financial aid. By the time they get their bachelor’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $17,718 in student loans.

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#16

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
5,337 Total Awards
$58,133 Average Tuition & Fees
$17,435 Avg Student Debt

University of Southern California did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for business students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #16 on the list. Located in Los Angeles, California, the large private not-for-profit school awarded 5,337 diplomas to qualifed bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend USC, expect to pay an average of $58,133 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. By the time they get their bachelor’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $17,435 in student loans.

Some students may be able to take online classes at USC. During the 2017-2018 year, about 3% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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#17

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
7,952 Total Awards
$10,947 Average Tuition & Fees
$20,258 Avg Student Debt

Indiana University - Bloomington landed the #17 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business programs. Located in Bloomington, Indiana, the large public school awarded 7,952 diplomas to qualifed bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

In-state students pay an average of $10,947 in tuition and fees if they attend IU Bloomington full time. Out-of-state students pay an average of $36,512. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from IU Bloomington accumulate an average of $20,258 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

IU Bloomington does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 14% took at least some of their classes online.

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#18

Cleary University

Howell, Michigan
138 Total Awards
$20,550 Average Tuition & Fees
$25,949 Avg Student Debt

Cleary University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for business students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #18 on the list. This very small private not-for-profit school is located in Howell, Michigan, and it awarded 138 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Cleary College does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $20,550. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Cleary College accumulate an average of $25,949 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

Online courses are available at Cleary College, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. During the 2017-2018 year, about 42% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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1,496 Total Awards
$9,912 Average Tuition & Fees
$26,970 Avg Student Debt

Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide landed the #19 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business programs. Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is located in Daytona Beach, Florida and has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,496 bachelor’s degrees to qualified students.

The average tuition and fees at Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is $9,912. In-state students do not receive a discount, however you may be able to reduce your price if you receive financial aid. By the time they get their bachelor’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $26,970 in student loans.

One thing to take note of is that Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide does offer online classes in some areas. In 2017-2018 about 97% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#20

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
1,034 Total Awards
$58,196 Average Tuition & Fees
$22,528 Avg Student Debt

Bucknell University ranked #20 on this year’s Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Bucknell is a private not-for-profit institution located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The school has a small population, and it awarded 1,034 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Bucknell does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $58,196. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. On average, bachelor’s degree students take out $22,528 in loans while pursuing their degree.

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#21

Drake University

Des Moines, Iowa
896 Total Awards
$42,840 Average Tuition & Fees
$21,841 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #21, Drake University did quite well on this year’s best schools for business students working on their bachelor’s degree. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Des Moines, Iowa, and it awarded 896 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend Drake, expect to pay an average of $42,840 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. On average, bachelor’s degree students take out $21,841 in loans while pursuing their degree.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online classes at Drake. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 6% took at least some of their classes online.

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#22

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, Virginia
1,005 Total Awards
$54,690 Average Tuition & Fees
$20,271 Avg Student Debt

University of Richmond came in at #22 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in University of Richmond, Virginia, the small private not-for-profit school awarded 1,005 diplomas to qualifed bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

U of Richmond does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $54,690. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. By the time they get their bachelor’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $20,271 in student loans.

U of Richmond does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 1% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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5,185 Total Awards
$9,943 Average Tuition & Fees
$18,696 Avg Student Debt

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a large public school situated in San Luis Obispo, California. It awarded 5,185 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Full-time students from California pay an average of $9,943 in tuition and fees if they choose to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $23,833. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo accumulate an average of $18,696 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

If you are interested in distance education, be sure to check with the school since Cal Poly San Luis Obispo does offer online classes for certain majors. In fact, around 8% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#24

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia
7,156 Total Awards
$13,691 Average Tuition & Fees
$22,455 Avg Student Debt

Virginia Tech landed the #24 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business programs. Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, the large public school handed out 7,156 bachelor’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

In-state students pay an average of $13,691 in tuition and fees if they attend Virginia Tech full time. Out-of-state students pay an average of $32,835. On average, bachelor’s degree students take out $22,455 in loans while pursuing their degree.

Virginia Tech does offer online classes for certain degree levels. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 29% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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8,983 Total Awards
$17,274 Average Tuition & Fees
$20,014 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #25, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign did quite well on this year’s best schools for business students working on their bachelor’s degree. UIUC is a large public school situated in Champaign, Illinois. It awarded 8,983 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Students from Illinois who attend UIUC full time pay an average of $17,274 in tuition and fees. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $36,213. Bachelor’s Degree recipients from UIUC accumulate an average of $20,014 in student debt by the time they complete their degree.

Online courses are available at UIUC, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. In fact, around 35% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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Rest of the Top 50 Best Business Bachelor's Degree Schools in the United States

Not only did these schools make the top 50 list, but they also landed in the top 15% of this year’s ranking:

#26

Northeastern University

Boston, Massachusetts
#27

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, California
#29

University of Mary

Bismarck, North Dakota
#30

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
#31

Elon University

Elon, North Carolina
#33

New York University

New York, New York
#34

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware
#35

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
#36

Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
#38

Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut
#39

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
#40

Bryant University

Smithfield, Rhode Island
#41

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
#42

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts
#43

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York
#44

Bethel University Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
#45

Stonehill College

Easton, Massachusetts
#46

Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
#47

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Pennsylvania
#48

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Texas
#49

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
#50

University of Minnesota - Crookston

Crookston, Minnesota

Rest of the Top 15% Best Business Bachelor's Degree Schools in the United States

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Rank School Location
51 Judson University Elgin, IL
52 Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global Marion, IN
53 University of Wisconsin - Stout Menomonie, WI
54 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
55 University of Florida Gainesville, FL
56 Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Boston, MA
57 George Washington University Washington, DC
58 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
59 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI
60 Baker University Baldwin City, KS
61 University of Georgia Athens, GA
62 Rutgers University - Newark Newark, NJ
63 Texas A&M University - College Station College Station, TX
64 University of Missouri - Columbia Columbia, MO
65 Bellevue University Bellevue, NE
66 Creighton University Omaha, NE
67 Trinity University San Antonio, TX
68 Endicott College Beverly, MA
69 University of St Thomas Minnesota Saint Paul, MN
70 Simpson College Indianola, IA
71 Ithaca College Ithaca, NY
72 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus University Park, PA
73 Pennsylvania State University - University Park University Park, PA
74 Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
75 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Durham, NH
76 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
77 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
78 University of Maryland - College Park College Park, MD
79 Purdue University - Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
80 University of Dayton Dayton, OH
81 Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY
82 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
83 Rutgers University - Camden Camden, NJ
84 Excelsior College Albany, NY
85 Northwood University Midland, MI
86 George Fox University Newberg, OR
87 Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead, MN
88 LeTourneau University Longview, TX
89 Washington State University Pullman, WA
90 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC
91 Ohio State University - Main Campus Columbus, OH
92 Baylor University Waco, TX
93 Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY
94 Iowa State University Ames, IA
95 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
96 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
97 Miami University - Oxford Oxford, OH
98 American Public University System Charles Town, WV
99 Concordia University - Saint Paul Saint Paul, MN
100 Assumption University Worcester, MA
101 Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT
102 Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
103 Augustana College Rock Island, IL
104 MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe, KS
105 John Brown University Siloam Springs, AR
106 John Carroll University University Heights, OH
107 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
108 Hope College Holland, MI
109 Southern Nazarene University Bethany, OK
110 Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
111 University of Scranton Scranton, PA
112 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY
113 Siena College Loudonville, NY
114 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
115 Southwestern College Winfield, KS
116 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
117 Pennsylvania State University - Erie - Behrend College Erie, PA
118 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
119 Rhodes College Memphis, TN
120 Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, OH
121 Yeshiva University New York, NY
122 University of Redlands Redlands, CA
123 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus Tacoma, WA
124 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI

Honorable Mentions

These schools also performed well in our best business schools ranking:

Rank School Location
125 Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee, WI
126 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
127 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
128 Saint Anselm College Manchester, NH
129 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
130 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
131 Binghamton University Vestal, NY
132 National University La Jolla, CA
133 University of La Verne La Verne, CA
134 University of Washington - Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
135 California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA
136 Lebanon Valley College Annville, PA
137 Western New England University Springfield, MA
138 University of Wisconsin - La Crosse La Crosse, WI
139 Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis, MO
140 Mount Saint Mary’s University Los Angeles, CA
141 Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg Middletown, PA
142 University of Minnesota - Duluth Duluth, MN
143 Arizona State University - Skysong Scottsdale, AZ
144 Brigham Young University - Provo Provo, UT
145 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
146 Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln, NE
147 American University Washington, DC
148 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa, TX
149 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
150 Dickinson State University Dickinson, ND
151 North Dakota State University - Main Campus Fargo, ND
152 DeSales University Center Valley, PA
153 Marian University Fond Du Lac, WI
154 Menlo College Atherton, CA
155 LIM College New York, NY
156 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge, LA
157 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
158 University of Wisconsin - River Falls River Falls, WI
159 Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN
160 Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
161 Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
162 Fordham University Bronx, NY
163 Merrimack College North Andover, MA
164 Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration Troy, MI
165 Central College Pella, IA

Notes and References

Footnotes

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

References

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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