Top 100 business graduate school ranking in 2011

Rank College name (Business School) City, State Enrollment (full-time) Average undergraduate GPA Average GMAT score Acceptance rate Average starting salary and bonus
1 Stanford University Stanford, CA 799 3.69 728 6.80% $131,949
2 Harvard University Boston, MA 1,840 3.67 724 11.20% $131,759
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) Cambridge, MA 797 3.57 718 13.00% $125,905
3 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) Philadelphia, PA 1,687 3.5 718 16.80% $132,579
5 Northwestern University (Kellogg) Evanston, IL 1,280 3.52 714 19.90% $123,996
5 University of Chicago (Booth) Chicago, IL 1,177 3.52 715 22.30% $126,779
7 Dartmouth College (Tuck) Hanover, NH 537 3.5 716 20.30% $128,013
7 University of California-Berkeley (Haas) Berkeley, CA 497 3.63 718 11.60% $120,164
9 Columbia University New York, NY 1,291 3.5 712 15.30% $123,486
10 New York University (Stern) New York, NY 807 3.42 715 13.20% $121,867
10 Yale University New Haven, CT 465 3.52 722 17.30% $113,226
12 Duke University (Fuqua) Durham, NC 901 3.4 697 23.70% $118,923
13 University of Virginia (Darden) Charlottesville, VA 649 3.41 699 26.30% $119,278
14 University of California-Los Angeles (Anderson) Los Angeles, CA 729 3.53 710 29.00% $108,806
14 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (Ross) Ann Arbor, MI 961 3.4 704 25.40% $116,201
16 Cornell University (Johnson) Ithaca, NY 549 3.25 687 23.40% $112,039
17 University of Texas-Austin (McCombs) Austin, TX 537 3.43 684 24.00% $108,886
18 Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper) Pittsburgh, PA 404 3.23 694 27.50% $106,066
19 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler) Chapel Hill, NC 585 3.3 686 36.10% $111,327
20 Washington University in St. Louis (Olin) St. Louis, MO 303 3.48 695 28.60% $90,767
21 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (Carlson) Minneapolis, MN 170 3.5 694 30.30% $97,298
21 University of Southern California (Marshall) Los Angeles, CA 460 3.3 690 22.00% $101,810
23 Emory University (Goizueta) Atlanta, GA 337 3.34 680 33.30% $100,300
23 Indiana University-Bloomington (Kelley) Bloomington, IN 455 3.31 664 41.70% $101,206
25 Georgetown University (McDonough) Washington, DC 508 3.37 684 42.50% $103,676
25 Ohio State University (Fisher) Columbus, OH 269 3.4 676 27.00% $91,628
27 Arizona State University (Carey) Tempe, AZ 170 3.31 672 29.60% $92,101
28 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 143 3.28 678 22.00% $92,282
28 University of California-Davis Davis, CA 117 3.27 692 23.90% $96,295
28 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI 236 3.36 675 30.50% $93,332
28 Vanderbilt University (Owen) Nashville, TN 372 3.4 673 36.00% $93,351
32 Brigham Young University (Marriott) Provo, UT 330 3.5 675 44.30% $97,207
32 Texas A&M University-College Station (Mays) College Station, TX 124 3.4 646 22.70% $91,246
34 Boston College (Carroll) Chestnut Hill, MA 208 3.33 662 32.80% $91,282
34 Boston University Boston, MA 334 3.35 681 28.00% $90,157
34 Rice University (Jones) Houston, TX 226 3.36 672 35.80% $102,017
37 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 207 3.4 641 27.70% $95,276
37 University of Notre Dame (Mendoza) Notre Dame, IN 337 3.33 685 33.00% $96,490
37 University of Washington (Foster) Seattle, WA 226 3.34 681 31.30% $91,593
40 Pennsylvania State University-University Park (Smeal) University Park, PA 191 3.4 650 37.00% $95,480
40 Tulane University (Freeman) New Orleans, LA 183 3.23 674 40.70% $78,443
40 University of California-Irvine (Merage) Irvine, CA 181 3.48 673 27.90% $76,981
40 University of Iowa (Tippie) Iowa City, IA 140 3.36 657 37.50% $92,802
40 University of Texas-Dallas Richardson, TX 105 3.6 668 20.70% $74,540
45 University of Maryland-College Park (Smith) College Park, MD 276 3.34 670 38.80% $91,269
45 University of Rochester (Simon) Rochester, NY 483 3.5 677 33.50% $78,083
47 University of Florida (Hough) Gainesville, FL 144 3.51 694 26.60% $75,403
47 Wake Forest University (Babcock) Winston-Salem, NC 135 3.2 653 51.50% $88,390
49 Michigan State University (Broad) East Lansing, MI 185 3.3 636 29.40% $92,359
49 Purdue University-West Lafayette (Krannert) West Lafayette, IN 221 3.36 654 33.20% $89,655
51 University of Arkansas-Fayetteville (Walton) Fayetteville, AR 73 3.33 629 57.70% $64,993
52 Babson College (Olin) Babson Park, MA 390 3.18 624 52.20% $85,531
52 George Washington University Washington, DC 235 3.3 635 42.40% $79,417
54 University of Missouri-Columbia (Trulaske) Columbia, MO 193 3.5 646 35.50% $56,805
54 University of South Carolina (Moore) Columbia, SC 184 3.23 630 69.40% $74,124
56 Northeastern University Boston, MA 200 3.2 630 32.70% $69,251
57 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick and Newark Newark, NJ 208 3.27 638 58.60% $84,827
57 Southern Methodist University (Cox) Dallas, TX 226 3.22 643 35.00% $84,196
57 University of Georgia (Terry) Athens, GA 94 3.29 627 41.20% $69,721
60 Baylor University (Hankamer) Waco, TX 87 3.44 622 48.40% $66,503
60 University of Massachusetts-Amherst (Isenberg) Amherst, MA 73 3.39 641 28.70% $65,625
60 University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN 166 3.37 610 57.00% $69,687
63 Auburn University Auburn, AL 63 3.4 646 57.30% $58,950
63 Claremont Graduate University (Drucker) Claremont, CA 89 3.36 642 51.90% $54,695
63 Rochester Institute of Technology (Saunders) Rochester, NY 240 3.47 610 50.70% $48,880
63 Temple University (Fox) Philadelphia, PA 104 3.38 617 34.90% $64,056
63 University of Alabama (Manderson) Tuscaloosa, AL 180 3.5 640 48.80% $68,389
63 University of Arizona (Eller) Tucson, AZ 100 3.46 601 50.50% $70,282
69 Iowa State University Ames, IA 74 3.48 603 50.00% $60,530
69 Syracuse University (Whitman) Syracuse, NY 98 3.23 636 45.50% $60,873
69 University of Colorado-Boulder (Leeds) Boulder, CO 220 3.35 631 64.30% $70,219
69 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 106 3.44 604 26.60% $90,313
73 Bentley University (McCallum) Waltham, MA 88 3.13 597 56.30% $66,077
73 Virginia Tech (Pamplin) Blacksburg, VA 103 3.46 624 48.20% $66,592
75 Pepperdine University (Graziadio) Malibu, CA 307 3.21 643 63.90% $71,774
75 Santa Clara University (Leavey) Santa Clara, CA 254 3.19 613 68.30% $107,375
75 Thunderbird School of Global Management Glendale, AZ 519 3.3 610 80.40% $86,912
75 University at Buffalo-SUNY Buffalo, NY 201 3.4 617 35.40% $53,564
75 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 93 3.44 608 81.80% $62,484
80 Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead) Cleveland, OH 170 3.24 595 60.40% $73,632
80 Texas Christian University (Neeley) Fort Worth, TX 118 3.28 647 60.00% $66,403
80 University of Utah (Eccles) Salt Lake City, UT 152 3.42 609 76.00% $59,667
83 College of William and Mary (Mason) Williamsburg, VA 218 3.2 615 52.10% $77,851
83 North Carolina State University (Jenkins) Raleigh, NC 115 3.21 603 54.80% $72,531
85 CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College (Zicklin) New York, NY 131 3.29 641 33.80% $72,153
85 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL 178 3.3 638 46.40% $60,176
85 University of Pittsburgh (Katz) Pittsburgh, PA 253 3.31 608 40.70% $65,790
85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA 106 3.5 612 75.10% $77,100
89 DePaul University (Kellstadt) Chicago, IL 105 3.24 623 48.10% $58,469
89 Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge (Ourso) Baton Rouge, LA 157 3.45 605 49.00% $57,895
91 Howard University Washington, DC 74 3.1 537 38.70% $92,105
91 University of Oklahoma (Price) Norman, OK 110 3.44 603 62.20% $59,947
91 University of Oregon (Lundquist) Eugene, OR 112 3.26 649 40.90% $53,203
94 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 41 3.44 580 37.50% $60,531
94 St. Louis University (Cook) St. Louis, MO 47 3.13 578 77.20% $58,882
94 University of Houston (Bauer) Houston, TX 157 3.24 582 68.60% $70,140
97 Fordham University New York, NY 690 3.38 599 65.30% $76,575
97 Miami University (Farmer) Oxford, OH 31 3.23 589 53.60% $58,817
97 Oklahoma State University (Spears) Stillwater, OK 122 3.25 529 75.80% $53,330
97 Pace University (Lubin) New York, NY 170 3.33 539 62.10% $69,600

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