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2021 Most Popular Business Master's Degree Schools

1,330 Schools Ranked
$42,682 Avg Student Debt

With all the business programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school or bootcamp to be a better alternative for you.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Business Degree Central has created the Most Popular Business Master's Degree Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 1,330 schools in the United States to see which master's degree programs were the most popular for business students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from each school on the list.

Learn more about these popular schools below:

#1

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
4,878 Total Awards
$7,790 Average Tuition & Fees
$14,394 Avg Student Debt

Our analysis found Western Governors University to be the most popular school for business students who want to pursue a master’s degree in the United States. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, the large private not-for-profit school awarded 4,878 diplomas to qualifed master’s degree students in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $14,394 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 55% were women.

Since the graduate programs at WGU are online, the school is an excellent choice for graduate students who need more flexibility than what is offered at some other schools.

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#2

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
3,504 Total Awards
$18,810 Average Tuition & Fees
$39,257 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Southern New Hampshire University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools list. SNHU is located in Manchester, New Hampshire and has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 3,504 master’s degrees to qualified students.

On average, master’s degree students take out $39,257 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 59% were women.

Some students may be able to take online graduate classes at SNHU. In 2017-2018 about 94% of the graduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#3

New York University

New York, New York
2,722 Total Awards
$35,562 Average Tuition & Fees
$78,554 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you attend New York University. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools list. New York, New York is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out master’s degrees to 2,722 students in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $78,554 in student loans. Around 47% of those degree recipients were women.

Some students may be able to take online graduate classes at NYU. In fact, around 12% of the graduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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2,551 Total Awards
$16,752 Average Tuition & Fees
$37,591 Avg Student Debt

Out of the 1,330 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Phoenix - Arizona landed the # 4 spot on the list. UOPX - Arizona is a large private for-profit school situated in Tempe, Arizona. It awarded 2,551 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $37,591 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 60% of those degree recipients were women.

Online graduate courses are available at UOPX - Arizona, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. In 2017-2018 about 98% of the graduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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2,460 Total Awards
$8,910 Average Tuition & Fees
$46,326 Avg Student Debt

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means University of Maryland Global Campus is a great place for business students working on their master’s degree. University of Maryland Global Campus is a large public school located in Adelphi, Maryland that handed out 2,460 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Master’s Degree recipients from UMGC accumulate an average of $46,326 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 57% were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online graduate classes at UMGC. Of all the graduate students enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 91% took at least some of their classes online.

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#6

Webster University

Saint Louis, Missouri
2,266 Total Awards
$13,500 Average Tuition & Fees
$49,758 Avg Student Debt

Webster University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in Saint Louis, Missouri, the medium-sized private not-for-profit school awarded 2,266 diplomas to qualifed master’s degree students in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $49,758 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 49% were women.

Webster does have options available for those who want to take online graduate classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. In fact, around 44% of the graduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#7

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois
2,219 Total Awards
$56,567 Average Tuition & Fees
$67,409 Avg Student Debt

Northwestern University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for business students to get a master’s degree. It came in at #7 on the list. Northwestern is a private not-for-profit institution located in Evanston, Illinois. The school has a large population, and it awarded 2,219 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Master’s Degree recipients from Northwestern accumulate an average of $67,409 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 33% were women.

Northwestern does have options available for those who want to take online graduate classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. Of all the graduate students enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 5% took at least some of their classes online.

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1,877 Total Awards
$49,968 Average Tuition & Fees
$74,333 Avg Student Debt

Columbia University in the City of New York did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for business students to get a master’s degree. It came in at #8 on the list. Columbia University in the City of New York is a large private not-for-profit school located in New York, New York that handed out 1,877 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Master’s Degree recipients from Columbia accumulate an average of $74,333 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 45% of those degree recipients were women.

Online graduate courses are available at Columbia, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. In fact, around 8% of the graduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#9

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
1,855 Total Awards
$11,074 Average Tuition & Fees
$32,753 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #9, Grand Canyon University did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for business students working on their master’s degree. Grand Canyon University is a large private for-profit school situated in Phoenix, Arizona. It awarded 1,855 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $32,753 in student loans. Around 54% of those degree recipients were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online graduate classes at Grand Canyon University. In 2017-2018 about 94% of the graduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#10

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
1,721 Total Awards
$8,400 Average Tuition & Fees
$38,879 Avg Student Debt

Liberty University landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular master’s degree business programs. Liberty University is a large private not-for-profit school located in Lynchburg, Virginia that handed out 1,721 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $38,879 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 50% were women.

You may have the opportunity to take online graduate classes at Liberty University. In fact, around 96% of the graduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#11

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1,720 Total Awards
$40,182 Average Tuition & Fees
$70,872 Avg Student Debt

University of Pennsylvania landed the #11 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular master’s degree business programs. UPenn is a large private not-for-profit school situated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It awarded 1,720 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $70,872 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 42% were women.

UPenn does offer online graduate classes for certain degree levels. In 2017-2018 about 3% of the graduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#12

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
1,631 Total Awards
$47,107 Average Tuition & Fees
$81,204 Avg Student Debt

University of Southern California ranked #12 on this year’s Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools list. USC is a private not-for-profit institution located in Los Angeles, California. The school has a large population, and it awarded 1,631 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $81,204 in student loans. Around 47% of those degree recipients were women.

Some students may be able to take online graduate classes at USC. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 29% of graduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#13

Hult International Business School

Cambridge, Massachusetts
1,598 Total Awards
$46,307 Average Tuition & Fees
$65,163 Avg Student Debt

Hult International Business School came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools ranking. Cambridge, Massachusetts is the setting for this small institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out master’s degrees to 1,598 students in 2018-2019.

Master’s Degree recipients from Hult International Business School accumulate an average of $65,163 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 43% were women.

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#14

The University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, Texas
1,583 Total Awards
$13,874 Average Tuition & Fees
$32,472 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #14, The University of Texas at Dallas did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for business students working on their master’s degree. The University of Texas at Dallas is a large public school located in Richardson, Texas that handed out 1,583 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Master’s Degree recipients from UT Dallas accumulate an average of $32,472 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 44% were women.

If you are interested in distance education, be sure to check with the school since UT Dallas does offer online graduate classes for certain majors. During the 2017-2018 year, about 20% of the graduate students at the school took at least one online course.

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#15

DeVry University - Illinois

Chicago, Illinois
1,571 Total Awards
$17,552 Average Tuition & Fees
$42,851 Avg Student Debt

DeVry University - Illinois ranked #15 on this year’s Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools list. DeVry University - Illinois is located in Chicago, Illinois and has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,571 master’s degrees to qualified students.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $42,851 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 60% were women.

Some students may be able to take online graduate classes at DeVry University - Illinois. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 94% of graduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#16

Georgetown University

Washington, District of Columbia
1,569 Total Awards
$51,790 Average Tuition & Fees
$66,954 Avg Student Debt

Georgetown University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for business students to get a master’s degree. It came in at #16 on the list. Georgetown University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in Washington, District of Columbia that handed out 1,569 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $66,954 in student loans. Around 46% of those degree recipients were women.

One thing to take note of is that Georgetown does offer online graduate classes in some areas. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 20% of graduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#17

Duke University

Durham, North Carolina
1,470 Total Awards
$56,888 Average Tuition & Fees
$75,057 Avg Student Debt

Duke University ranked #17 on this year’s Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools list. Durham, North Carolina is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out master’s degrees to 1,470 students in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $75,057 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 36% were women.

You may have the opportunity to take online graduate classes at Duke. Of all the graduate students enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 10% took at least some of their classes online.

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#18

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
1,411 Total Awards
$57,556 Average Tuition & Fees
$42,033 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #18, Johns Hopkins University did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for business students working on their master’s degree. Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit institution located in Baltimore, Maryland. The school has a large population, and it awarded 1,411 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $42,033 in student loans. Around 49% of those degree recipients were women.

One thing to take note of is that Johns Hopkins does offer online graduate classes in some areas. During the 2017-2018 year, about 54% of the graduate students at the school took at least one online course.

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#19

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
1,402 Total Awards
$55,502 Average Tuition & Fees
$52,162 Avg Student Debt

Boston University came in at #19 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools ranking. Boston U is a private not-for-profit institution located in Boston, Massachusetts. The school has a large population, and it awarded 1,402 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $52,162 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 51% were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online graduate classes at Boston U. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 20% of graduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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1,356 Total Awards
$11,106 Average Tuition & Fees
$47,841 Avg Student Debt

Florida International University landed the #20 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular master’s degree business programs. FIU is a large public school situated in Miami, Florida. It awarded 1,356 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $47,841 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 58% were women.

If you are interested in distance education, be sure to check with the school since FIU does offer online graduate classes for certain majors. During the 2017-2018 year, about 45% of the graduate students at the school took at least one online course.

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#21

Ashford University

San Diego, California
1,333 Total Awards
$12,810 Average Tuition & Fees
$43,168 Avg Student Debt

Ashford University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for business students to get a master’s degree. It came in at #21 on the list. San Diego, California is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The private for-profit school handed out master’s degrees to 1,333 students in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $43,168 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 59% of those degree recipients were women.

Interested in an online degree? Then you definitely want to check out Ashford University. Every graduate student at the school took at least one class online.

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#22

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
1,300 Total Awards
$49,214 Average Tuition & Fees
$53,599 Avg Student Debt

Harvard University ranked #22 on this year’s Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools list. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the large private not-for-profit school handed out 1,300 master’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $53,599 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 42% of those degree recipients were women.

Online graduate courses are available at Harvard, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. Of all the graduate students enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 20% took at least some of their classes online.

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#23

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
1,270 Total Awards
$61,548 Average Tuition & Fees
$56,291 Avg Student Debt

University of Chicago did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for business students to get a master’s degree. It came in at #23 on the list. This fairly large private not-for-profit school is located in Chicago, Illinois, and it awarded 1,270 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $56,291 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 32% were women.

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#24

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
1,232 Total Awards
$10,873 Average Tuition & Fees
$38,551 Avg Student Debt

Indiana University - Bloomington did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for business students to get a master’s degree. It came in at #24 on the list. Located in Bloomington, Indiana, the large public school handed out 1,232 master’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

Master’s Degree recipients from IU Bloomington accumulate an average of $38,551 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 30% were women.

Online graduate courses are available at IU Bloomington, 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 30% of the graduate students at the school took at least one online course.

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#25

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, Alabama
1,211 Total Awards
$3,915 Average Tuition & Fees
$30,862 Avg Student Debt

Columbia Southern University came in at #25 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in Orange Beach, Alabama, the large private for-profit school handed out 1,211 master’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $30,862 in student loans. Around 51% of those degree recipients were women.

Columbia Southern University is one of the schools on our list that is primarily online. Each graduate student at the school took at least one class online.

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

#26

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
#28

Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana
#30

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California
#31

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
#32

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
#33

DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois
#34

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
#35

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
#36

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
#37

Colorado State University - Global Campus

Greenwood Village, Colorado
#37

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
#41

Strayer University - Global Region

Washington, District of Columbia
#42

American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia
#43

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
#44

Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, New Jersey
#45

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
#46

Baruch College

New York, New York
#47

Pepperdine University

Malibu, California
#48

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
#49

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
#50

Fordham University

Bronx, New York

To learn more about the schools below, just click on their names:

Rank School Location
51 George Washington University Washington, DC
51 Arizona State University - Tempe Tempe, AZ
53 Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Marion, IN
54 Villanova University Villanova, PA
55 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
56 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
56 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI
58 Saint Leo University Saint Leo, FL
59 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
60 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
61 University of Virginia - Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
62 Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
63 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
64 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
65 University of Washington - Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
66 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA
67 University of Rochester Rochester, NY
68 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
69 University of California - Berkeley Berkeley, CA
70 Texas A&M University - Commerce Commerce, TX
71 Yale University New Haven, CT
72 University of Houston Houston, TX
73 Wilmington University New Castle, DE
74 University of Denver Denver, CO
75 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL
76 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus University Park, PA
77 University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio, TX
78 American University Washington, DC
79 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
80 University of La Verne La Verne, CA
81 The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX
82 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
83 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
84 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
85 Stanford University Stanford, CA
86 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
87 University of Georgia Athens, GA
88 Babson College Wellesley, MA
89 Golden Gate University - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
90 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide Daytona Beach, FL
91 Franklin University Columbus, OH
91 Strayer University - Virginia Arlington, VA
93 The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler, TX
94 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
95 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus Atlanta, GA
96 University of Houston - Downtown Houston, TX
97 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA
98 University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA
99 Bentley University Waltham, MA
100 University of Redlands Redlands, CA
101 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
102 West Texas A&M University Canyon, TX
103 Emory University Atlanta, GA
104 American InterContinental University - Online Schaumburg, IL
105 Purdue University - Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
106 Trident University International Cypress, CA
106 Benedictine University Lisle, IL
108 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX
109 Brigham Young University - Provo Provo, UT
110 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Denver, CO
110 St John’s University - New York Queens, NY
112 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman, OK
113 National University La Jolla, CA
114 Northeastern University Boston, MA
115 University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison, WI
116 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
117 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
118 West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
118 Universidad Metropolitana San Juan, PR
120 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
120 Saint Joseph’s University Philadelphia, PA
122 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
123 Arizona State University - Skysong Scottsdale, AZ
124 Rice University Houston, TX
125 Ohio University - Athens Campus Athens, OH
125 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
127 University of Phoenix - California Costa Mesa, CA
128 University of South Florida - Main Campus Tampa, FL
128 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
128 Wayne State University Detroit, MI
131 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
132 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
132 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
134 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
135 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC
135 Northcentral University San Diego, CA
137 Clemson University Clemson, SC
138 Kaplan University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
138 Bellevue University Bellevue, NE
140 Florida Institute of Technology - Online Melbourne, FL
141 Brandman University Irvine, CA
142 Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration Troy, MI
143 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
144 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Knoxville, TN
145 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
146 University of Massachusetts - Lowell Lowell, MA
147 Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Winona, MN
148 Grantham University Lenexa, KS
149 Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL
150 The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX
150 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
152 Belhaven University Jackson, MS
153 Regis University Denver, CO
153 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
155 Auburn University Auburn, AL
156 Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ
157 Ashland University Ashland, OH
158 Ohio State University - Main Campus Columbus, OH
159 Lindenwood University Saint Charles, MO
160 Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX
160 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
160 Suffolk University Boston, MA
163 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
163 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
165 Brandeis University Waltham, MA
165 George Mason University Fairfax, VA
167 Pennsylvania State University - University Park University Park, PA
167 Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
169 University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL
170 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus Teaneck, NJ
171 Baylor University Waco, TX
172 Goldey - Beacom College Wilmington, DE
172 Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, MA
174 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge, LA
175 University of Delaware Newark, DE
175 University of North Texas Denton, TX
177 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
178 Texas Woman’s University Denton, TX
179 University of St Thomas Minnesota Saint Paul, MN
179 Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis, MO
181 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
181 California State University - East Bay Hayward, CA
183 University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
184 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
185 University of Scranton Scranton, PA
186 Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA
186 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
188 Binghamton University Vestal, NY
189 Pace University - New York New York, NY
190 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ
191 Colorado State University - Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
192 Missouri State University - Springfield Springfield, MO
192 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ
194 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
194 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
196 University of Hartford West Hartford, CT
197 Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH
198 Park University Parkville, MO
199 Troy University Troy, AL
200 Sofia University Palo Alto, CA
200 University of California - Davis Davis, CA

Honorable Mentions

These schools also performed well in our most popular business schools ranking:

Rank School Location
202 Washington State University Pullman, WA
203 Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Harrisburg, PA
203 Excelsior College Albany, NY
205 University at Albany Albany, NY
205 San Diego State University San Diego, CA
207 Utah State University Logan, UT
207 Johnson & Wales University - Providence Providence, RI
209 Mercer University Macon, GA
210 Mercy College Dobbs Ferry, NY
210 University of Toledo Toledo, OH
212 Lynn University Boca Raton, FL
213 Universidad del Turabo Gurabo, PR
213 Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI
215 The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
215 Seattle University Seattle, WA
217 Strayer University - Georgia Atlanta, GA
218 University of Oregon Eugene, OR
219 University of Southern Indiana Evansville, IN
220 University of New Mexico - Main Campus Albuquerque, NM
221 Concordia University, Wisconsin Mequon, WI
222 Wright State University - Main Campus Dayton, OH
223 University of Missouri - Columbia Columbia, MO
224 East Carolina University Greenville, NC
224 New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, NY
226 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
227 National University College Bayamon, PR
228 Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
229 University of Management and Technology Arlington, VA
230 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Stillwater, OK
231 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
232 Champlain College Burlington, VT
232 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
234 California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA
234 Westcliff University Irvine, CA
236 DeVry University - California Pomona, CA
237 University of Mississippi University, MS
238 University of Dallas Irving, TX
239 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
239 University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL
239 University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Whitewater, WI
239 Adelphi University Garden City, NY
243 University of Missouri - St Louis Saint Louis, MO
244 California Baptist University Riverside, CA
245 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
245 LIM College New York, NY
245 University of North Alabama Florence, AL
248 University of Houston - Clear Lake Houston, TX
248 DeVry College of New York New York, NY
250 California State University - Fullerton Fullerton, CA
250 Concordia University, Chicago River Forest, IL
252 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI
252 Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
254 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Indiana, PA
255 University of Memphis Memphis, TN
256 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
257 Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, MD
257 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
259 Monroe College Bronx, NY
259 Husson University Bangor, ME
261 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
261 Strayer University - Maryland Suitland, MD
261 Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville, TN
264 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
265 Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale, FL
265 Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA
265 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Notes and References

Footnotes

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

References

  • 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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