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2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

There are about 10,706 students enrolled in Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations in the USA.

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popularity

Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

3,329

Vs. National Avg.

-79%

popularity Rank

#188

cost

Very Affordable

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$13K

Vs. National Avg.

-47%

cost Rank

#386

salary

Low Paying

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$35K

Vs. National Avg.

-11%

salary Rank

#361

professors

Below Average

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

2%

professors Rank

#217

students

Not Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-2%

students Rank

#306

SUMMARY

A degree in Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations is not only a valuable choice, but often an obligatory first step for undergrads hoping to enter a career as a sales consultant, a business analyst, or a designer and sales associate. Interestingly, sales, distribution, and marketing operations is a ​unique major ranking as the 162nd most popular degree. Last year, there were 1,677 sales, distribution, and marketing operations graduates. In-state tuition for sales, distribution, and marketing operations at private schools is, on average, 3.3 times more expensive than their public fellows.

With only 34 colleges offering sales, distribution, and marketing operations you could have limited options as to the institutions which will have a degree program for you. If you're looking to surround yourself with other sales, distribution, and marketing operations undergrads, consider looking at colleges in Texas which have the most undergraduates admitted to sales, distribution, and marketing operations annually. Zooming out, the best region to pursue sales, distribution, and marketing operations is in the Mid East region with CUNY Bernard M Baruch College, Manhattan College, and West Chester University of Pennsylvania best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick of the top conference to major in sales, distribution, and marketing operations is the City University of New York Athletic Conference with CUNY Bernard M Baruch College representing the conference. On that topic, our choice for the best university for sales, distribution, and marketing operations is Bentley University. You may also want to check out our list of best colleges.

The objectively best school might not actually be the best school for you. There might be tons more factors to weigh when deciding on college. Features like campus amenities, transportation services, and food might definitely change your inclinations of where to go to school. Here at authority.org, we've weighed the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which sales, distribution, and marketing operations school has the top campus, the winner is Bentley University. If, for example, you are primarily interested in which school is home to the top campus, we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, student reviews, professor reviews, and more so we can compare each major 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 pick for the college with the best student life for sales, distribution, and marketing operations is Texas A & M University-College Station. Are you curious why? Continue reading to find out more about Authority's top recommendations. Many of our decisions might shock you.

If price is a significant influence in your decisions, you might consider avoiding Bentley University. Bentley University&nbspis our most expensive university for sales, distribution, and marketing operations, at least regarding out of state enrollment. We have a page for the most expensive&nbspschools that might put the expense of Bentley University&nbspinto perspective. Additionally, you may care to know that sales, distribution, and marketing operations is the 335th most expensive program in the US, with an average bill of $20,700. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for sales, distribution, and marketing operations in the nation is Massachusetts demonstrated by a tuition of $50,060 at Bentley University. Even more broadly, the most costly region for sales, distribution, and marketing operations is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Quinnipiac University with a cost of $46,790, and Bentley University with a cost of $50,060.

Our cheapest region for sales, distribution, and marketing operations is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Western Governors University with a cost of $6,380. On the bright side, the most affordable college for sales, distribution, and marketing operations is Western Governors University. Authority's comprehensive list of the most affordable universities can be explored here.

In-state attendees can expect to pay around $10,400 for a degree in sales, distribution, and marketing operations. That cost inflates dramatically to an average of $22,600 for the out-of-state public-school undergrad. On that note, our choice for the school representing the best value for sales, distribution, and marketing operations: Bentley University. Through this link you can find our comprehensive list for the universities we believe to be the best value&nbspin general. Do know, this section is predicated on out-of-state tuition costs. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for sales, distribution, and marketing operations majors can vary, but within two-years of graduation students will often make around $82,300. While there can be a lot of variation in pay; highest paid earners can bring in up to $146,800. Even straight out of college, the lowest earning jobs within the sales, distribution, and marketing operations field make $46,000, which is an alright wage. The top earning grads for sales, distribution, and marketing operations attended Bentley University&nbspand if you want to find the universities with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The all-around diversity of sales, distribution, and marketing operations is subpar, coming in the 32nd percentile of all majors. The school with the highest composite diversity for sales, distribution, and marketing operations is Missouri Valley College&nbspand here you can find our general list for the colleges which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations ranks only within the 57th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even less in the 31st percentile. White students compose the largest proportion, 69%, of those studying sales, distribution, and marketing operations. Additionally, 64% of scholars pursuing a sales, distribution, and marketing operations degree are men.

The median rating for sales, distribution, and marketing operations professors is 4.5 stars, a rating which is 13% greater than the median score for all majors; which is a pretty good ranking. If you are searching for the most popular sales, distribution, and marketing operations professor in the country, look no further than Alex Lawrence from Weber State University. It may be a shock, but the highest rated professors of sales, distribution, and marketing operations from student rankings are at University of Washington-Seattle Campus. As we incorporate data other than just rankings it becomes clear that the college with the overall best professors for sales, distribution, and marketing operations is Bentley University. You will find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as some of the finest professors in the country.

Finally, the hardest school to get into for sales, distribution, and marketing operations is CUNY Bernard M Baruch College. While we think of this list more as a novelty, we have a general list for the hardest colleges to get into. But, we do hope you understand that considering the education process with a lens only shaped by superlatives might cause issues. We encourage you to explore our other pages on different universities and read a few of our insightful background pages on useful things to consider as your school search develops.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

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A+

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Clemson University

Clemson, SC | www.clemson.edu/

62%

Acceptance

28,933

Students

#153

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN | https://www.purdue.edu/

67%

Acceptance

49,027

Students

#129

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL | https://www.uab.edu/

81%

Acceptance

25,843

Students

#613

Ranking

$20K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

Cincinnati, OH | www.uc.edu/

76%

Acceptance

46,140

Students

#632

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

A

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Baylor University

Waco, TX | www.baylor.edu/

68%

Acceptance

19,632

Students

#225

Ranking

$49K

Tuition

D+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX | https://www.hbu.edu/

72%

Acceptance

4,800

Students

#1764

Ranking

$35K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia, MO | https://missouri.edu/

82%

Acceptance

32,916

Students

#450

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Bentley University

Waltham, MA | www.bentley.edu/

58%

Acceptance

5,579

Students

#78

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

D

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, WI | https://www.fvtc.edu/

0%

Acceptance

18,341

Students

#1872

Ranking

$7K

Tuition

D

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, WI | www.morainepark.edu/

0%

Acceptance

6,875

Students

#1948

Ranking

$6K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Washington State University

Pullman, WA | wsu.edu/

80%

Acceptance

35,394

Students

#513

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

F

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Allan Hancock College

Santa Maria, CA | www.hancockcollege.edu/

0%

Acceptance

16,689

Students

#3352

Ranking

$7K

Tuition

B

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS | www.k-state.edu/

94%

Acceptance

23,353

Students

#803

Ranking

$26K

Tuition

C−

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, WI | www.gotoltc.edu/

0%

Acceptance

4,624

Students

#1527

Ranking

$7K

Tuition

F

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

College of San Mateo

San Mateo, CA | www.collegeofsanmateo.edu/

0%

Acceptance

12,649

Students

#2370

Ranking

$9K

Tuition

D

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, WI | www.ntc.edu/

0%

Acceptance

9,351

Students

#1928

Ranking

$5K

Tuition

D−

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Western Technical College

El Paso, TX | www.westerntech.edu/

0%

Acceptance

1,935

Students

#2089

Ranking

$0

Tuition

C

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Utah State University

Logan, UT | www.usu.edu/

91%

Acceptance

33,055

Students

#1455

Ranking

$23K

Tuition

B

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

St Catherine University

Saint Paul, MN | https://www.stkate.edu/

76%

Acceptance

5,295

Students

#947

Ranking

$43K

Tuition

A

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Fashion Institute of Technology

New York, NY | www.fitnyc.edu/

59%

Acceptance

9,869

Students

#219

Ranking

$16K

Tuition

C

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Alexandria Technical & Community College

Alexandria, MN | www.alextech.edu/

0%

Acceptance

3,678

Students

#1396

Ranking

$6K

Tuition

F

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA | www.santarosa.edu/

0%

Acceptance

27,223

Students

#2508

Ranking

$8K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Stetson University

DeLand, FL | www.stetson.edu/

81%

Acceptance

4,725

Students

#559

Ranking

$50K

Tuition

B

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

Fargo, ND | https://www.ndsu.edu/

94%

Acceptance

14,384

Students

#867

Ranking

$14K

Tuition

F

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA | www.smc.edu/

0%

Acceptance

39,036

Students

#2501

Ranking

$9K

Tuition

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