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2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

There are about 39,094 students enrolled in Management Science in the USA.

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popularity

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

21,746

Vs. National Avg.

38%

popularity Rank

#55

cost

Somewhat Expensive

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$32K

Vs. National Avg.

33%

cost Rank

#101

salary

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$48K

Vs. National Avg.

21%

salary Rank

#79

professors

Average

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

13%

professors Rank

#123

students

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

9%

students Rank

#89

SUMMARY

A degree in Management Science is not only a valuable choice, but commonly an obligatory first step for students wishing to enter a career as a business intelligence analyst, a management consultant, or a senior business management analyst. In fact, nationally, management science is a fairly common choice ranking as the 87th most popular major. In the last year, there were 4,591 management science graduates. In-state tuition for management science at private colleges is, on average, 3.4 times more spendy than their public fellows.

With just 130 schools offering management science you could have a smaller selection of institutions that will have an option for you. If you are hoping to surround yourself with other management science undergrads, consider universities in Illinois which have the most students admitted to management science annually. less precisely, the best region to pursue management science is in the Southeast region with The University of Alabama, University of South Carolina-Columbia, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the top conference to study management science is the Southeastern Conference with The University of Alabama, University of Florida, and University of South Carolina-Columbia representing the conference. That being said, our choice for the best school for management science is University of Pennsylvania. You may also want to check out our list of the best colleges.

The objectively best school does not have to be the best school for you. There are lots more factors to consider when choosing ​university. Features such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food might definitely sway one's decision of which university to attend. At Authority, we've examined the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you want to know which management science college boasts the best campus, the answer is Rutgers University-New Brunswick. If, for example, you are very interested in which university boasts the top campus, then we have an entire list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, professor reviews, government databases, and more in order to compare all U.S. majors in an unbiased and informative way. You can find our well researched list for the schools with the best student life&nbsphere and, from that list, our choice for the school with the best student life for management science is University of Pennsylvania. Curious why? Keep reading to find out more about Authority's top selections. Some of our decisions will probably shock you.

If price is a major deciding factor in your choice of where you attend university, you might be cautious about George Washington University. George Washington University&nbspis the most expensive college for management science, at least regarding out of state attendance. That being said, we have a page for the most expensive&nbspschools that could put the cost at George Washington University&nbspinto perspective. For more context, you might want to know that management science is the 150th most expensive major in the United States, with an average cost of $33,500. On a broader scale, the most costly state for management science nationally is District of Columbia with expenses at the main institution, George Washington University, of $54,453. To zoom out even further, the most costly region for management science is the Mid East region which is best demonstrated with George Washington University with a cost of $54,453, Drexel University with a cost of $52,146, and Villanova University with a cost of $54,550.

Our cheapest region for management science is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Lewis-Clark State College with a cost of $19,978 and University of Wyoming with a cost of $13,392. On the bright side, the most affordable school for management science is Illinois State University. Authority.org's entire list of the most affordable universities can be found here.

In-state learners can anticipate paying around $11,200 for a degree in management science. The cost balloons substantially to a median of $26,700 for the out-of-state public-school student. Our choice for the university constituting the best value for management science: University of Pennsylvania. Through this link you will find our comprehensive list about the colleges we believe to be the best value&nbspoverall. With that said, this section is predicated on being an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for management science students differ widely, but within two years graduation graduates will typically earn in the neighborhood of $64,900. While there is much variation in earnings potential; highest paid earners can rake in up to $109,400. Even right out of college, the lowest earning positions within the management science field earn $39,000, which isn't that bad. The top earning grads for management science studied at University of Pennsylvania&nbspand if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The prevailing diversity of management science ranks near the top, ranking within the 87th percentile of majors nationally. The college with the highest composite diversity for management science is University of Pennsylvania&nbspand here you can find our general list for the universities which have the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of the Management Science major only ranks in the 43rd percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is actually above financial diversity, in the 80th percentile. White students make up the largest share at 50% of scholars majoring in management science. Additionally, 58% of scholars seeking a management science major are men.

The median rating for management science professors is 3.9 stars, a ranking which is 2% below the average across all majors; this is a subpar score. If you want the most popular management science professor in the nation, look no further than Patrick Paulson at Winona State University. It may be surprising, but the best ranked management science instructors by student are at Georgia State University. If we consider information other than basic rankings we find that the university possessing the overall best professors for management science is University of Pennsylvania. You can find an explanation of our ever evolving ranking methodology for the best overall professors here, along with some of the top professors nationwide.

Finally, the hardest college to get into for management science is University of Pennsylvania. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we have a detailed page for the hardest colleges to get into. With that said, we hope you understand that considering college with context mainly informed by superlatives can cause issues. We at Authority encourage you to read our more nuanced pages on different schools and peruse some of our helpful background articles on essential things to think about as your college search continues.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Management Science

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Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Georgetown University

Washington, DC | www.georgetown.edu/

17%

Acceptance

22,720

Students

#19

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA | web.mit.edu/

7%

Acceptance

12,195

Students

#1

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA | www.upenn.edu/

9%

Acceptance

30,688

Students

#7

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN | www.nd.edu/

19%

Acceptance

13,268

Students

#16

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA | www.cmu.edu/

17%

Acceptance

15,567

Students

#21

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Emory University

Atlanta, GA | www.emory.edu/

19%

Acceptance

15,970

Students

#24

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Boston University

Boston, MA | www.bu.edu/

20%

Acceptance

42,047

Students

#35

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA | www.bc.edu/

26%

Acceptance

16,502

Students

#32

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Wake Forest University

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

32%

Acceptance

9,266

Students

#60

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

New York University

New York, NY | www.nyu.edu/

21%

Acceptance

58,361

Students

#23

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Virginia-Main Campus

Charlottesville, VA | https://www.virginia.edu/

23%

Acceptance

29,237

Students

#38

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL | www.ufl.edu/

31%

Acceptance

58,857

Students

#76

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

The University of Texas at Austin

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

32%

Acceptance

54,243

Students

#81

Ranking

$40K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL | www.miami.edu/

33%

Acceptance

19,971

Students

#73

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL | www.illinois.edu/

63%

Acceptance

57,324

Students

#125

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA | www.lehigh.edu/

50%

Acceptance

7,445

Students

#59

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL | https://www.fsu.edu/

32%

Acceptance

47,836

Students

#138

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of California-Irvine

Irvine, CA | www.uci.edu/

30%

Acceptance

39,059

Students

#77

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Villanova University

Villanova, PA | www.villanova.edu/

31%

Acceptance

12,231

Students

#64

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA | www.washington.edu/

56%

Acceptance

56,554

Students

#108

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA | www.vt.edu/

66%

Acceptance

38,350

Students

#130

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY | https://www.rochester.edu/

35%

Acceptance

14,171

Students

#53

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Management Science

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA |

0%

Acceptance

0

Students

#0

Ranking

$0

Tuition

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