Poets&Quants’ Best Undergraduate Business Programs Of 2016

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RANKING THE BEST UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS SCHOOLS

In this inaugural ranking, undergraduate business programs were equally ranked on three criteria: admissions standards, the academic experience as judged by alumni, and employment outcomes. Washington University’s Olin Business School came in first overall, followed by Notre Dame University’s Mendoza School. Below are the overall and category ranks for the top programs. “Input” refers admissions standards rank, “alumni” is the rank assigned to the academic and student experience, and “employment” refers to the rank of the school based on employment outcomes.

RankSchoolTotalAdmissionsAcademic ExperienceEmployment
13University of Southern California Marshall School of Business1371517
28The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business28351236
30University of Maryland Smith School of Business30262937
42University of Connecticut School of Business42362847
50Arizona State University W. P. Carey School of Business50435050