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2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

There are about 1,543,224 students enrolled in Business Administration and Management in the USA.

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popularity

Very Popular

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

386,855

Vs. National Avg.

2347%

popularity Rank

#1

cost

Very Affordable

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$20K

Vs. National Avg.

-17%

cost Rank

#321

salary

Low Paying

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$37K

Vs. National Avg.

-8%

salary Rank

#341

professors

Not Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-10%

professors Rank

#365

students

Not Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-2%

students Rank

#293

SUMMARY

Majoring in Business Administration and Management is a valuable choice and generally a critical first step for scholars aspiring to enter a career as a corporate executive, a human capital psychologist, or an executive recruiter. Interestingly, business administration and management is an extremely popular degree choice, ranking as the 2nd most popular major. Last year, there were 146,366 business administration and management degrees conferred. In-state tuition for business administration and management at private colleges is, on average, 3.4 times more costly than their public peers.

With a staggering 1515 schools having programs for this degree chances are that any colleges you are looking at will have a degree program for you. If you're looking to surround yourself with other business administration and management majors, look at colleges in California which have the most students admitted to business administration and management annually. less precisely, the top region to get a degree in business administration and management is in the Southeast region with Liberty University, American Public University System, and Columbia Southern University best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the best conference to study business administration and management is the California Collegiate Athletic Association with California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, California State University-Los Angeles, and San Francisco State University representing the conference. Based on our list of the best colleges, our choice for the best college for business administration and management is University of Pennsylvania.

The 'best' school might not actually be the best school for you. There are a bunch more angels to think about when selecting institution. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food might definitely impact your thoughts on where to go to school. Here at Authority, we have examined the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you want to know which business administration and management school is home to the superior campus, the winner is Boston University. If you are very interested in which university has the top campus, then we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, professor reviews, government databases, and more so we can compare all U.S. majors in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our well researched list for the universities with the best student life&nbsphere and, from that list, our choice for the school with the best student life for business administration and management is Georgetown University. Are you curious why? Keep scrolling to learn more about Authority's top selections. Some of our decisions will probably surprise you.

If expense is a significant factor in your decisions, you might be cautious about Columbia University in the City of New York. Columbia University in the City of New York&nbspis the most expensive college for business administration and management, at least for out of state enrollment. We have a page for the most expensive&nbspuniversities that could put the cost of Columbia University in the City of New York&nbspinto perspective. Additionally, you may care to know that business administration and management is the 44th most expensive degree in the United States, with an average associated cost of $50,200. To zoom out a little, the most costly state for business administration and management nationally is Vermont at Champlain College, Saint Michael's College, and Saint Michael's College - - of $41,728, $45,050, and $45,050. Even more broadly, the most costly region of the U.S. for business administration and management is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Babson College with a cost of $52,608, Boston University with a cost of $54,720, and Wheaton College with a cost of $54,118.

Our cheapest region for business administration and management is the Southwest region which is represented by Dine College with a cost of $1,320, Oklahoma Panhandle State University with a cost of $4,440, and Brazosport College with a cost of $4,052. On the bright side, the most affordable school for business administration and management is University of Management and Technology. Our comprehensive list of the most affordable universities can be found here.

In-state learners can anticipate paying about $9,100 for a degree in business administration and management. That cost swells substantially to a median of $19,900 for an out-of-state public-school student. As such, you might be interested in our choice for the school representing the best value for business administration and management: University of Pennsylvania. Through this link you can see our comprehensive list of the colleges we see as being the best value&nbspoverall. Bear in mind, this discussion is based on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when it comes to in-state tuition, but as we do not know what state(s) you might qualify for in-state tuition, we are approaching this discussion through out-of-state tuition costs.

Earnings for business administration and management majors vary a lot, but within two years graduation graduates will often earn around $62,200. While there is a lot of variation in salary; top positions can make up to $114,700. Even straight out of college, the minimum earning positions within the business administration and management field make $33,900, which is an alright wage. The top earning grads for business administration and management have come from Babson College&nbspand if you want to find the universities with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The all-around diversity of business administration and management ranks very high, being in the 94th percentile of all programs. The college with the most composite diversity for business administration and management is Hult International Business School&nbspand here you can find our general list for the schools which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of Business Administration and Management only is within the 28th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is actually above financial diversity, in the 92nd percentile. White collegians compose the largest proportion, 47%, of students studying business administration and management. Additionally, 59% of undergraduates seeking a business administration and management major are men.

The median ranking for business administration and management professors is 4 stars, a score which is actually the median score across all majors; this is a fine. If you want the most popular business administration and management professor nationally, look no further than Vijay Patel at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. It might come as a surprise, but the top rated instructors for business administration and management by student are at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College. As we consider information beyond just rankings we find that the university possessing comprehensively the best professors for business administration and management is Columbia University in the City of New York. One can find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology for the best overall professors here, as well as many of the finest instructors in the country.

Finally, the hardest college to get into for business administration and management is Columbia University in the City of New York. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we have a general page of the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you believe that approaching university with a perspective only informed by superlatives can create problems. We hope you look at some of our other pages on different topics and peruse a couple of our insightful background pages on important details to think about as your college search continues.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

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Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA | www.usc.edu/

16%

Acceptance

52,376

Students

#28

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA | www.upenn.edu/

9%

Acceptance

30,688

Students

#7

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Georgetown University

Washington, DC | www.georgetown.edu/

17%

Acceptance

22,720

Students

#19

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA | web.mit.edu/

7%

Acceptance

12,195

Students

#1

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO | www.wustl.edu/

16%

Acceptance

17,893

Students

#18

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL | www.ufl.edu/

31%

Acceptance

58,857

Students

#76

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Northeastern University

Boston, MA | www.northeastern.edu/

20%

Acceptance

30,003

Students

#45

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX | https://www.utexas.edu/

32%

Acceptance

54,243

Students

#81

Ranking

$40K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Rice University

Houston, TX | www.rice.edu/

11%

Acceptance

8,005

Students

#22

Ranking

$51K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI | https://umich.edu/

26%

Acceptance

49,530

Students

#33

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA | www.wlu.edu/

25%

Acceptance

2,269

Students

#43

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY | www.cornell.edu/

11%

Acceptance

24,594

Students

#14

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY | www.columbia.edu/

7%

Acceptance

33,882

Students

#10

Ranking

$62K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA | www.cmu.edu/

17%

Acceptance

15,567

Students

#21

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL | www.northwestern.edu/

9%

Acceptance

25,870

Students

#12

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC | www.unc.edu/

25%

Acceptance

32,160

Students

#69

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC | www.wfu.edu/

32%

Acceptance

9,266

Students

#60

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Boston University

Boston, MA | www.bu.edu/

20%

Acceptance

42,047

Students

#35

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

New York University

New York, NY | www.nyu.edu/

21%

Acceptance

58,361

Students

#23

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN | www.nd.edu/

19%

Acceptance

13,268

Students

#16

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Babson College

Wellesley, MA | www.babson.edu/

27%

Acceptance

3,987

Students

#25

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

William & Mary

Williamsburg, VA | https://www.wm.edu/

42%

Acceptance

9,785

Students

#87

Ranking

$47K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Business Administration and Management

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Atlanta, GA | www.gatech.edu/

21%

Acceptance

43,217

Students

#42

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

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