2014 Best MBA School Rankings and Tuition

Rank School name City, State Tuition Enrollment
(full-time)
Average GMAT score
(full-time)
Acceptance rate
(full-time)
1 Harvard University  Boston, MA $56,175 per year (full-time)  1,851  727  11.3% 
1 Stanford University  Stanford, CA $59,550 per year (full-time)  809  732  6.8% 
1 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)  Philadelphia, PA $59,736 per year (full-time)  1,677  725  18.7% 
4 University of Chicago (Booth)  Chicago, IL $58,760 per year (full-time)  1,176  723  21% 
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)  Cambridge, MA $61,152 per year (full-time)  819  713  13.1% 
6 Northwestern University (Kellogg)  Evanston, IL $59,085 per year (full-time)  1,148  713  21.6% 
7 University of California—​Berkeley (Haas)  Berkeley, CA $51,412 per year (in-state, full-time); $53,959 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  497  714  14.3% 
8 Columbia University  New York, NY $60,720 per year (full-time)  1,279  716  18.1% 
9 Dartmouth College (Tuck)  Hanover, NH $58,935 per year (full-time)  560  718  20.8% 
10 New York University (Stern)  New York, NY $57,468 per year (full-time)  786  721  16% 
11 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor (Ross)  Ann Arbor, MI $52,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $57,200 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  941  704  33.7% 
11 University of Virginia (Darden)  Charlottesville, VA $48,402 per year (in-state, full-time); $52,720 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  633  706  25.1% 
13 Yale University  New Haven, CT $57,200 per year (full-time)  552  714  21.3% 
14 Duke University (Fuqua)  Durham, NC $55,300 per year (full-time)  861  694  26.5% 
15 University of Texas—​Austin (McCombs)  Austin, TX $33,298 per year (in-state, full-time); $48,832 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  511  690  32.6% 
16 University of California—​Los Angeles (Anderson)  Los Angeles, CA $48,722 per year (in-state, full-time); $55,009 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  724  706  22.3% 
17 Cornell University (Johnson)  Ithaca, NY $55,948 per year (full-time)  558  691  22.1% 
18 Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)  Pittsburgh, PA $56,768 per year (full-time)  423  691  32% 
19 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill (Kenan-​Flagler)  Chapel Hill, NC $31,510 per year (in-state, full-time); $50,942 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  573  683  43.8% 
20 Emory University (Goizueta)  Atlanta, GA $46,000 per year (full-time)  352  681  31.2% 
21 Indiana University—​Bloomington (Kelley)  Bloomington, IN $24,984 per year (in-state, full-time); $44,460 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  392  664  38.9% 
22 Washington University in St. Louis (Olin)  St. Louis, MO $49,700 per year (full-time)  282  696  29.9% 
23 Georgetown University (McDonough)  Washington, DC $50,928 per year (full-time)  515  688  52.8% 
23 University of Notre Dame (Mendoza)  Notre Dame, IN $45,130 per year (full-time)  313  690  39.7% 
25 University of Washington (Foster)  Seattle, WA $27,861 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,037 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  236  670  45.1% 
25 Vanderbilt University (Owen)  Nashville, TN $46,125 per year (full-time)  341  688  38.1% 
27 Arizona State University (Carey)  Tempe, AZ $23,300 per year (in-state, full-time); $39,150 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  139  673  33.6% 
27 Brigham Young University (Marriott)  Provo, UT $11,280 per year (LDS member, full-time); $22,560 per year (Non-LDS member, full-time)  320  665  62.1% 
27 Georgia Institute of Technology (Scheller)  Atlanta, GA $26,466 per year (in-state, full-time); $37,332 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  136  678  28.3% 
27 Ohio State University (Fisher)  Columbus, OH $28,688 per year (in-state, full-time); $46,352 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  212  666  32.1% 
27 University of Southern California (Marshall)  Los Angeles, CA $50,495 per year (full-time)  415  686  36% 
27 University of Wisconsin—​Madison  Madison, WI $13,184 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,678 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  193  676  33% 
33 Rice University (Jones)  Houston, TX $48,500 per year (full-time)  223  676  29.5% 
33 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities (Carlson)  Minneapolis, MN $34,230 per year (in-state, full-time); $45,000 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  222  686  43.9% 
35 Michigan State University (Broad)  East Lansing, MI $27,191 per year (in-state, full-time); $43,135 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  159  655  34.1% 
35 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign  Champaign, IL $19,976 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,976 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  195  661  25.7% 
37 Texas A&M University—​College Station (Mays)  College Station, TX $7,929 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,319 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  123  648  21.4% 
37 University of Rochester (Simon)  Rochester, NY $49,929 per year (full-time)  249  680  32.5% 
37 University of Texas—​Dallas  Richardson, TX $15,242 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,000 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  123  672  20.7% 
40 Purdue University—​West Lafayette (Krannert)  West Lafayette, IN $22,409 per year (in-state, full-time); $42,174 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  230  607  29.9% 
41 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park (Smeal)  University Park, PA $22,410 per year (in-state, full-time); $35,888 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  155  645  26.8% 
41 University of California—​Davis  Davis, CA $36,449 per year (in-state, full-time); $48,694 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  97  685  19.6% 
41 University of Florida (Hough)  Gainesville, FL $12,642 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,035 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  112  681  25.7% 
41 University of Maryland—​College Park (Smith)  College Park, MD $38,475 per year (in-state, full-time); $45,765 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  220  654  36.4% 
45 Boston College (Carroll)  Chestnut Hill, MA $42,000 per year (full-time)  200  666  38% 
45 Boston University  Boston, MA $43,970 per year (full-time)  283  682  31.3% 
45 University of California—​Irvine (Merage)  Irvine, CA $38,450 per year (in-state, full-time); $47,089 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  194  654  27.1% 
48 Temple University (Fox)  Philadelphia, PA $27,459 per year (in-state, full-time); $39,177 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  154  646  32.1% 
48 University of Arizona (Eller)  Tucson, AZ $22,024 per year (in-state, full-time); $37,898 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  95  639  59.2% 
48 University of Georgia (Terry)  Athens, GA $12,400 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,420 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  93  645  44.8% 
51 University of Iowa (Tippie)  Iowa City, IA $19,246 per year (in-state, full-time); $35,314 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 110  671  45.4% 
52 Northeastern University  Boston, MA $1,385 per credit (full-time)  232  652  21.6% 
52 University of Connecticut  Storrs, CT $13,662 per year (in-state, full-time); $31,946 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 70  641  37.8% 
52 University of Pittsburgh (Katz)  Pittsburgh, PA $39,812 per program (in-state, full-time); $53,928 per program (out-of-state, full-time)  156  622  27% 
55 Southern Methodist University (Cox)  Dallas, TX $43,636 per year (full-time)  243  650  49% 
55 University of Arkansas—​Fayetteville (Walton)  Fayetteville, AR $15,980 per year (in-state, full-time); $37,805 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 78  654  50.5% 
55 University of South Carolina (Moore)  Columbia, SC $43,142 per program (in-state, full-time); $71,580 per program (out-of-state, full-time)  130  664  58% 
58 University of Missouri (Trulaske)  Columbia, MO $9,753 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,183 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 182  650  42.9% 
58 Wake Forest University  Winston-Salem, NC $41,316 per year (full-time)  114  634  42% 
60 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey—​Newark and New Brunswick  Newark, NJ $26,153 per year (in-state, full-time); $43,151 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 233  637  42% 
60 University of California—​San Diego (Rady)  San Diego, CA $38,337 per year (in-state, full-time); $43,227 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 97  678  31.1% 
60 University of Cincinnati (Lindner)  Cincinnati, OH $28,329 per program (in-state, full-time); $35,445 per program (out-of-state, full-time)  120  607  61.4% 
63 Tulane University (Freeman)  New Orleans, LA $46,147 per year (full-time)  137  676  69.6% 
63 University of Utah (Eccles)  Salt Lake City, UT $47,000 per program (in-state, full-time); $85,000 per program (out-of-state, full-time)  114  605  53.3% 
65 Babson College (Olin)  Babson Park, MA $94,836 per program (full-time)  426  610  68.3% 
65 Baylor University (Hankamer)  Waco, TX $32,574 per year (full-time)  83  623  37.8% 
65 Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)  Cleveland, OH $44,200 per year (full-time)  109  627  57.1% 
65 George Washington University  Washington, DC $1,485 per credit (full-time)  200  644  43.2% 
65 Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge (Ourso)  Baton Rouge, LA $24,525 per program (in-state, full-time); $60,925 per program (out-of-state, full-time)  91  642  44.4% 
65 North Carolina State University (Jenkins)  Raleigh, NC $35,596 per program (in-state, full-time); $61,242 per program (out-of-state, full-time)  91  627  45.2% 
65 University of Oklahoma (Price)  Norman, OK $175 per credit (in-state, full-time); $675 per credit (out-of-state, full-time)  95  606  67.8% 
65 University of Tennessee—​Knoxville  Knoxville, TN $21,944 per year (in-state, full-time); $40,432 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 148  605  66.9% 
73 Iowa State University  Ames, IA $9,528 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,840 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 56  622  45.9% 
74 University at Buffalo—​SUNY  Buffalo, NY $12,108 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,146 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 190  604  48.5% 
74 University of Alabama (Manderson)  Tuscaloosa, AL $9,450 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,950 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 151  632  56.7% 
76 Binghamton University—​SUNY  Binghamton, NY $12,130 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,150 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  53  626  49.5% 
76 Pepperdine University (Graziadio)  Malibu, CA $43,930 per year (full-time)  198  645  77.7% 
76 Texas Christian University (Neeley)  Fort Worth, TX $38,100 per year (full-time)  90  652  55.7% 
79 Syracuse University (Whitman)  Syracuse, NY $38,820 per year (full-time)  75  630  61.6% 
80 University of Colorado—​Boulder (Leeds)  Boulder, CO $16,380 per year (in-state, full-time); $30,474 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  158  612  60.6% 
80 University of Delaware (Lerner)  Newark, DE $13,500 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,000 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  99  625  39.8% 
82 College of William and Mary (Mason)  Williamsburg, VA $30,898 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,354 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  174  619  58.6% 
82 CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College (Zicklin)  New York, NY $13,480 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,220 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  151  641  48.2% 
82 University of Kansas  Lawrence, KS $346 per credit (in-state, full-time); $810per credit (out-of-state, full-time)  69  570  50.5% 
85 DePaul University (Kellstadt)  Chicago, IL $980 per credit (full-time)  75  627  28.1% 
85 Thunderbird School of Global Management  Glendale, AZ $1,436 per credit (full-time)  353  601  63.4% 
87 Claremont Graduate University (Drucker)  Claremont, CA $1,690 per credit (full-time)  109  609  59% 
87 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Lally)  Troy, NY $45,100 per year (full-time)  56  630  52.5% 
87 San Diego State University  San Diego, CA $16,960 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,356 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  281  596  42% 
87 Texas Tech University (Rawls)  Lubbock, TX $252 per credit (in-state, full-time); $606per credit (out-of-state, full-time)  97  523  76.4% 
87 University at Albany—​SUNY  Albany, NY $505 per credit (in-state, full-time); $840per credit (out-of-state, full-time)  78  562  45.8% 
92 Fordham University  New York, NY $1,259 per credit (full-time)  404  630  57.3% 
92 University of Houston (Bauer)  Houston, TX $16,152 per year (in-state, full-time); $24,648 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  128  600  40.8% 
92 University of Illinois—​Chicago (Liautaud)  Chicago, IL $19,766 per year (in-state, full-time); $31,764 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  80  577  40.2% 
92 West Virginia University  Morgantown, WV $23,040 per program (in-state, full-time); $56,268 per program (out-of-state, full-time)  36  617  56.9% 
96 Bentley University (McCallum)  Waltham, MA $35,000 per year (full-time)  169  590  66.4% 
96 University of Miami  Coral Gables, FL $1,730 per credit (full-time)  166  628  40.2% 
96 University of Oregon (Lundquist)  Eugene, OR $24,033 per year (in-state, full-time); $33,525 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  78  636  70.8% 
96 University of Tulsa (Collins)  Tulsa, OK $1,087 per credit (full-time)  57  574  73.7% 
100 American University (Kogod)  Washington, DC $1,440 per credit (full-time)  79  590  64.2% 
100  Mississippi State University  Mississippi State, MS $8,897 per program (in-state, full-time); $22,481 per program (out-of-state, full-time)  42  557  60.6% 
100  University of Kentucky (Gatton)  Lexington, KY $11,495 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,560 per year (out-of-state, full-time)  67  619  86.9% 
100  University of St. Thomas  Minneapolis, MN $30,430 per year (full-time)  91  568  78.5%