Best Colleges in America 2022

Best Colleges for Business Majors

Business is the most popular degree on campus today. These 50 colleges have large business programs and boast high salaries for recent business graduates. They also score well on Money's value analysis.
Published on July 5, 2022. Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, Money/Witlytic calculations.
College Name
Overall Score
Acceptance rate
Est. full price 2022-23
Est. price with average grant
% of students who get any grants
Graduation rate
Early career earnings
Rank College Name Overall Score
1

Babson College

Wellesley, MA

82.04
82.04 26% $77,000 $33,300 43% 91% $106,600
2

Bentley University

Waltham, MA

80.40
80.40 47% $76,100 $45,200 75% 89% $107,970
3

CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College

New York, NY

76.68
76.68 43% $34,700 $4,100 71% 66% $67,140
4

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

85.99
85.99 8% $83,400 $25,500 51% 95% $103,250
5

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

85.69
85.69 14% $81,000 $32,400 41% 94% $96,380
6

Bryant University

Smithfield, RI

67.19
67.19 71% $67,500 $42,200 91% 80% $91,110
7

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

85.26
85.26 16% $79,000 $31,700 61% 97% $88,960
8

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

89.41
89.41 23% $32,400 $18,800 53% 92% $75,840
9

Indiana University-Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

73.03
73.03 78% $26,900 $13,900 71% 78% $58,810
10

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

72.87
72.87 45% $28,400 $17,500 88% 84% $59,770
11

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL

84.78
84.78 59% $32,000 $14,300 61% 84% $71,540
12

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI

81.41
81.41 54% $27,900 $14,800 42% 87% $65,210
13

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

81.10
81.10 32% $74,100 $30,700 52% 88% $95,030
14

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO

78.72
78.72 14% $81,800 $28,800 45% 94% $82,730
15

Florida International University

Miami, FL

70.56
70.56 58% $24,500 $9,500 74% 57% $54,500
16

California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

78.47
78.47 53% $29,500 $8,800 68% 68% $54,590
17

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA

80.97
80.97 70% $28,500 $21,400 57% 83% $73,160
18

Texas A & M University-College Station

College Station, TX

79.45
79.45 58% $32,300 $21,000 62% 82% $66,570
19

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

77.64
77.64 27% $80,800 $31,900 48% 92% $93,020
20

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

86.11
86.11 24% $36,700 $20,100 48% 94% $77,050
21

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

69.81
69.81 86% $30,400 $15,500 85% 66% $55,750
22

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

76.42
76.42 11% $82,400 $42,000 65% 92% $83,430
23

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

66.15
66.15 75% $67,400 $37,800 93% 80% $73,430
24

Villanova University

Villanova, PA

71.40
71.40 28% $78,000 $40,400 55% 90% $90,610
25

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

73.20
73.20 36% $23,800 $13,500 85% 82% $53,450
26

San Jose State University

San Jose, CA

78.41
78.41 64% $29,800 $16,900 60% 65% $67,370
27

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Columbia, SC

63.45
63.45 69% $29,900 $23,000 82% 77% $54,110
28

Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA

82.39
82.39 19% $79,800 $28,700 61% 95% $86,020
29

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

80.31
80.31 28% $29,700 $21,600 53% 82% $80,640
30

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Pomona, CA

79.35
79.35 55% $29,000 $15,300 69% 71% $63,730
31

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

84.13
84.13 11% $81,200 $29,100 47% 94% $91,180
32

Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

69.98
69.98 54% $29,500 $19,900 68% 83% $55,330
33

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

75.15
75.15 71% $30,000 $17,600 60% 79% $61,100
34

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

83.65
83.65 37% $22,000 $10,600 85% 88% $64,460
35

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX

77.77
77.77 32% $29,700 $17,800 49% 83% $67,840
36

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

71.95
71.95 44% $23,500 $11,700 72% 72% $51,910
37

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

75.16
75.16 15% $78,900 $39,100 51% 89% $100,000
38

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

76.00
76.00 34% $31,100 $13,900 53% 74% $59,030
39

California State University, Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

81.39
81.39 39% $24,900 $11,200 72% 69% $57,120
40

Iowa State University

Ames, IA

78.00
78.00 92% $22,600 $17,000 97% 74% $57,350
41

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

74.21
74.21 67% $27,900 $15,600 61% 55% $60,130
42

University of Maryland-College Park

College Park, MD

75.01
75.01 44% $28,600 $18,600 51% 85% $71,840
43

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

86.22
86.22 23% $25,200 $10,600 53% 89% $61,920
44

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

76.67
76.67 30% $79,400 $27,800 48% 88% $74,970
45

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA

83.49
83.49 27% $37,100 $13,800 69% 83% $71,960
46

University of Houston

Houston, TX

67.68
67.68 65% $25,300 $15,300 82% 59% $56,760
47

California State University, Northridge

Northridge, CA

76.07
76.07 59% $24,000 $9,400 75% 54% $53,360
48

Northeastern University

Boston, MA

71.48
71.48 18% $77,900 $39,900 64% 87% $79,790
49

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

60.76
60.76 83% $31,900 $21,700 67% 71% $52,750
50

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

66.90
66.90 49% $74,000 $39,600 71% 80% $74,820