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Top Choices University Name City State Acceptance rate Avg UGPA Avg GMAT Duration (Months) Annual Tuition Starting Salary Website
1 Harvard University Boston MA 5.9% 3.6 730 21 $ 61225 $ 125000 www.hbs.edu
2 Stanford University Stanford CA 7.1% 3.7 733 21 $ 57300 $ 125000 www.gsb.stanford.edu
3 University of Chicago Chicago IL 21% 3.59 740 21 $ 63980 $ 125000 www.chicagobooth.edu
4 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 13.9% 3.5 730 20 $ 70870 $ 125000 mba.wharton.upenn.edu
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA 13.8% 3.6 713 21 $ 65750 $ 119639 mitsloan.mit.edu
6 Northwestern University Evanston IL 22% 3.6 724 21 $ 64059 $ 113000 www.kellogg.northwestern.edu
7 University of California, Berkeley Berkeley CA 13.2% 3.66 715 21 $ 59721 $ 120000 www.haas.berkeley.edu
8 Dartmouth College Hanover NH 22.1% 3.5 716 21 $ 64200 $ 117860 www.tuck.dartmouth.edu
9 Yale University New Haven CT 6.3% 3.63 720 21 $ 61500 $ 110000 www.som.yale.edu
10 Columbia University New York City NY 18.1% 3.5 716 21 $ 65988 $ 119400 www.gsb.columbia.edu
11 University of Virginia Charlottesville VA 26% 3.2 706 21 $ 61150 $ 112257 www.darden.virginia.edu
12 Duke University Durham NC 25% 3.4 700 21 $ 60600 $ 111000 www.fuqua.duke.edu
13 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 32% 3.4 702 21 $ 61590 $ 115315 www.michiganross.umich.edu
14 Cornell University Ithaca NY 30% 3.5 700 21 $ 59500 $ 110900 www.johnson.cornell.edu
15 University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 23.3% 3.5 714 21 $ 54643 $ 111000 www.anderson.ucla.edu
16 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC 38.8% 3.5 710 21 $ 59264 $ 109390 www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu
17 University of Texas, Austin Austin TX 28.5% 3.1 694 21 $ 48832 $ 107272 www.mccombs.utexas.edu
18 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 31.2% 3.4 690 21 $ 60000 $ 114000 www.tepper.cmu.edu
19 Emory University Atlanta GA 30.7% 3.2 680 21 $ 49600 $ 107220 www.goizueta.emory.edu
20 New York University New York City NY 18.1% 3.51 720 21 $ 63720 $ 112096 www.stern.nyu.edu
21 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis MO 26.7% 3.4 696 21 $ 53500 $ 98100 www.olin.wustl.edu
22 Georgetown University Washington DC DC 47.4% 3.36 692 21 $ 56892 $ 102096 msb.georgetown.edu
23 Indiana University Bloomington IN 33.1% 3.4 668 21 $ 44460 $ 102000 www.kelley.iu.edu
24 Vanderbilt University Nashville TN 41.3% 3.3 688 21 $ 49950 $ 100513 www.owen.vanderbilt.edu
25 Rice University Houston TX 26.2% 3.4 676 21 $ 50400 $ 101229 www.business.rice.edu
26 University of Notre Dame Indiana IN 34.8% 3.31 687 21 $ 48530 $ 96250 www.mendoza.nd.edu
27 The Ohio State University Columbus OH 31.2% 3.5 664 21 $ 49592 $ 100000 www.fisher.osu.edu
28 University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 38.7% 3.4 690 21 $ 54162 $ 99955 www.carlsonschool.umn.edu
29 University of Washington Seattle WA 22.9% 3.4 682 21 $ 45450 $ 102722 www.foster.uw.edu
30 University of Wisconsin - Madison River falls WI 29% 3.8 668 21 $ 36580 $ 95797 www.bus.wisc.edu
31 Brigham Young University Provo UT 53.8% 3.49 667 21 $ 13000 $ 97000 www.marriottschool.byu.edu
32 Texas A & M University College Station TX 23.6% 3.5 647 21 $ 40416 $ 98000 mays.tamu.edu
33 University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 31.6% 3.2 690 21 $ 59184 $ 98708 www.marshall.usc.edu
34 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta GA 22.7% 3.2 680 21 $ 44333 $ 103454 www.scheller.gatech.edu
35 Arizona State University Tempe AZ 24.5% 3.37 672 21 $ 56100 $ 98093 www.wpcarey.asu.edu
36 Michigan State University East Lansing MI 28.5% 3.3 664 21 $ 44860 $ 95000 www.broad.msu.edu
37 University of Florida Gainesville FL 24% 3.5 670 21 $ 35151 $ 94986 www.warrington.ufl.edu
38 University of Texas, Dallas Richardson TX 26.2% 3.5 673 21 $ 50539 $ 80000 www.jindal.utdallas.edu
39 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Champaign IL 25.5% 3.3 659 21 $ 65988 $ 90000 www.business.illinois.edu
40 University of Rochester Rochester NY 32.1% 3.47 660 21 $ 45000 $ 92000 www.simon.rochester.edu
41 Boston University Boston MA 30.5% 3.3 682 21 $ 47422 $ 95000 www.bu.edu/questrom
42 The Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania PA 24% 3.37 636 21 $ 38068 $ 100000 www.smeal.psu.edu
43 Temple University Philadelphia PA 41.5% 3.6 640 21 $ 40797 N/A www.fox.temple.edu
44 University of Maryland- College Park College Park MD 28.7% 3.5 660 21 $ 52380 $ 95000 www.rhsmith.umd.edu
45 University of California Davis Davis CA 15.3% 3.26 683 21 $ 50000 $ 90023 www.gsm.ucdavis.edu
46 University of Iowa Iowa Ciity IA 36.7% 3.39 668 21 $ 36580 $ 85585 www.tippie.uiowa.edu
47 Purdue University W Lafayette IN 28.7% 3.38 635 21 $ 45000 $ 94500 www.krannert.purdue.edu
48 Southern Methodist University Dallas TX 49% 3.3 656 21 $ 55000 $ 100304 www.smu.edu/cox
49 University of California, Irvine Irvine CA 22.7% 3.35 659 21 $ 48607 $ 90000 www.merage.uci.edu
50 Boston College Chestnut Hill MA 41.6% 3.26 664 21 $ 44000 $ 102054 www.bc.edu/carroll
51 George Washington University Washington DC DC 45.4% 3.3 643 21 $ 45000 $ 84000 www.business.gwu.edu
52 North Carolina State University Raleigh NC 45.3% 3.56 647 21 $ 37000 $ 69167 www.mba.ncsu.edu
53 Rutgers University New Brunswick NJ 41.3% 3.3 647 21 $ 43150 $ 93035 www.business.rutgers.edu
54 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 54.5% 3.5 500 21 $ 9450 $ 75300 www.manderson.cba.ua.edu
55 University of Georgia Athens GA 33.7% 3.43 643 21 $ 31510 $ 82500 www.terry.uga.edu
56 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA 24.9% 3.5 608 21 $ 35000 $ 88027 www.business.pitt.edu/katz
57 Baylor University Waco TX 37.4% 3.32 634 21 $ 18180 $ 71840 www.baylor.edu/business
58 Northeastern University Boston MA 22.2% 3.3 652 21 $ 41940 $ 73400 www.damore-mckim.northeastern.edu
59 University of Missouri Columbia SC 43.3% 3.4 647 21 $ 30000 $ 55750 www.business.missouri.edu
60 Babson College Babson Park MA 66.8% 3.2 628 21 $ 63070 $ 89791 www.olin.wustl.edu
61 University of Arizona Tucson AZ 51.4% 3.43 646 21 $ 37898 $ 80222 www.eller.arizona.edu
62 Louisiana State University- Baton Rouge Baton Rouge LA 42.6% 3.42 615 21 $ 32930 N/A www.business.lsu.edu
63 Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX 48.4% 3.4 641 21 $ 48850 $ 89579 www.neeley.tcu.edu
64 University of Arkansas- Fayetteville Fayetteville AR 60.6% - 653 16 $ 42147 $ 64664 walton.uark.edu
65 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati OH 70.1% 3.4 606 21 $ 30000 $ 58428 www.business.uc.edu
66 University of Oklahoma Norman OK 53.1% 3.4 620 21 $ 65988 $ 54000 www.ou.edu/price.html
67 The University of Tennessee at Knoxville Knoxville TN 73.8% 3.32 605 21 $ 42000 $ 100513 www.haslam.utk.edu
68 Tulane University New Orleans LU 63.5% 3.2 676 21 $ 45750 $ 85000 www.freeman.tulane.edu
69 University of Connecticut Storrs CT 48.3% 3.49 630 21 $ 33812 $ 135000 www.business.uconn.edu
70 University of Miami Coral Gables FL 28% 3.44 616 21 $ 44400 $ 81400 www.miamioh.edu/fsb
71 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 67.9% 3.2 642 21 $ 37500 $ 79027 www.weatherhead.case.edu
72 The College of William & Mary Williamsburg VA 57.8% 3.2 620 21 $ 41604 $ 80789 www.mason.wm.edu
73 Iowa State University Ames IA 52.7% 3.49 613 21 $ 22538 $ 60100 www.business.iastate.edu
74 University of South Carolina Columbia SC 62% 3.48 665 21 $ 37196 $ 92678 www.moore.sc.edu
75 University of Louisville Louisville KY 47.8% - - 13 $ 32000 N/A www.business.louisville.edu/uoflmba
76 University of Massachusets- Amherst Amherst MA 24.8% - 648 21 $ 27700 $ 85000 www.isenberg.umass.edu
77 University of California, San Diego San Diego CA 41.3% 3.3 660 21 $ 49500 $ 72000 www.rady.ucsd.edu
78 University of Colorado, Boulder Boulder CO 61% 3.35 625 21 $ 17370 $ 126000 www.colorado.edu/business
79 DePaul University Chicago IL 34.4% 3.4 626 21 $ 35280 $ 74196 www.depaul.edu/university-catalog/colleges-and-schools/business/academics/graduate/mba-programs/pages/default.aspx
80 University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 55.3% 3.41 600 21 $ 50000 $ 91123 www.business.utah.edu
81 Chapman University Orange CA 54.8% 3.3 631 21 $ 34500 N/A www.chapman.edu/business
82 SUNY Buffalo Buffalo NY 47.8% 3.2 611 21 $ 24390 $ 61000 www.mgt.buffalo.edu
83 Fordham University New York City NY 58.2% 3.16 605 21 $ 40600 $ 91714 www.fordham.edu/info/24079/be_a_fordham_mba
84 Pepperdine University Malibu CA 52.3% 3.23 650 21 $ 23200 $ 74558 www.bschool.pepperdine.edu
85 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College New York NY 34.1% 3.2 628 21 $ 28100 $ 70667 www.zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu
86 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY 49.2% - - 21 $ 38688 $ 48000 www.saunders.rit.edu
87 Syracuse University Syracuse NY 52.7% 3.5 626 21 $ 41640 $ 65000 www.whitman.syr.edu
88 SUNY Binghamton Binghamton NY 63.5% 3.5 621 21 $ 24390 $ 63340 www.binghamton.edu/webapps/academics/programs/grad/program/business-administration
89 St. Louis University St. Louis MO 64.7% 3.2 580 12 $ 54355 N/A www.business.slu.edu
90 University of Kansas Lawrence KA 50.6% - - 18 $ 15776 N/A www.business.ku.edu
91 Howard University Washington DC DC 46.8% 3.28 494 21 $ 33166 $ 103960 www.bschool.howard.edu
92 University of Houston Houston TX 40.8% 3.3 600 21 $ 57000 $ 131000 www.bauer.uh.edu
93 University of Kentucky Lexington KY 83.3% - - 12 $ 26964 N/A gatton.uky.edu
94 University of Mississippi Oxford MS 55.3% 3.56 566 12 $ 26412 $ 86300 www.business.msstate.edu
95 Willamette University Salem SC 73.1% 3.2 580 21 $ 45300 $ 55741 www.willamette.edu/mba
96 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem NC 39.9% 3.88 652 21 $ 41316 $ 100897 www.business.wfu.edu
97 University of Tulsa Tulsa OK 58.2% 3.35 614 21 $ 20200 N/A business.utulsa.edu
98 University of Oregon Eugene OR 62.9% 3.41 635 21 $ 35550 $ 71800 www.business.uoregon.edu
99 University of Denver Denver CO 73.6% 3.21 602 21 $ 45700 $ 116000 www.daniels.du.edu
100 Thunderbird School of Global Management Glendale AZ 56% 3.3 605 21 $ 47000 $ 51000 www.thunderbird.edu
101 Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 63.1% 3.3 580 21 $ 31284 $ 114000 www.depts.ttu.edu/rawlsbusiness
102 Hofstra University Hempstead NY 43.4% 3.2 590 21 $ 25892 $ 116000 www.hofstra.edu/zarb
103 Florida International University Miami FL 34% 3.44 567 21 $ 35151 $ 86000 www.business.fiu.edu
104 Clemson University Greenfield SC 65.6% - - 12 $ 20524 N/A www.clemson.edu/cbbs
105 Auburn University Auburn AL 40.8% - - 16 $ 38637 N/A www.harbert.auburn.edu

Disclaimer: The universities are not listed in any particular ranking order but indicate a general choice trend of students based on various factors while applying to these universities. The data in these top university lists were collected from various university websites and sources on the Net. If you wish to contribute some data to these lists or believe some data is inaccurate or needs to be updated, please email us at topuniv@coolgrad.com.