The Top 20 Business Schools Most Popular With International Students


6. University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School

1 College Hall
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

International Students: 25%
Undergraduate Business Enrollment: 2,502
University Acceptance Rate: 12%
SAT Average Score: 1466
Poets&Quants 2014 Rank: 1

One of the most selective undergraduate business schools, Wharton is recognized globally for intellectual leadership across every major discipline of business education with one of the world’s most published business school faculties. Wharton knowledge combined with the passionate, entrepreneurial energies of its students and alumni makes for a dynamic community: 5000 undergraduate, MBA, Exec MBA, and doctoral students; 9,000+ annual exec education participants; and a powerful alumni network of 92,000 graduates. The first collegiate business school, Wharton combines business and liberal arts studies on an Ivy League campus in historic Philadelphia.

Undergraduate students at The Wharton School

Undergraduate students at The Wharton School


6. Emory University, Goizueta Business School

1300 Clifton Road
Atlanta, Georgia

International Students: 25%
Undergraduate Business Enrollment: 742
University Acceptance Rate: 29%
SAT Average Score: 1375
Poets&Quants 2014 Rank: 7

Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, founded in 1919 and named after the long-time CEO of the Coca-Cola Co., provides a world-class business education that combines functional specialization with a broad business perspective to create principle-based leaders. The school is regarded as a thought leader, creating and disseminating knowledge at the cutting edge of management practice. The mission of the BBA Program is to help its students grow intellectually, personally and professionally so that they feel enabled, empowered and motivated to make significant positive contributions to the organizations they serve and to society as a whole.

Emory University's Goizueta Business School

Emory University’s Goizueta Business School


6. University of California-Berkeley, Haas School of Business

2220 Piedmont Ave.
Berkeley, California

International Students: 25%
Undergraduate Business Enrollment: 717
University Acceptance Rate: 21%
SAT Average Score: 1394
Poets&Quants 2014 Rank: 6

The mission of the Haas School of Business is to develop leaders who redefine how we do business. The Business Undergraduate Program has developed student learning goals for the business major that provide faculty and students a shared understanding of the purpose of the major and what graduating seniors are expected to know or to be able to do at the end of their course of study as it relates to the school’s mission.

The learning goals, which have their origin in the core curriculum, were shaped over several months by faculty and administration and are:

  • Students will be skilled in critical thinking and decision making, as supported by the appropriate use of analytical and quantitative techniques.
  • Students will apply functional area concepts and theories appropriately.
  • Students will be effective communicators who can prepare and deliver oral and written presentations using appropriate technologies.
  • Students will be sensitive to the ethical requirements of business activities.
  • Students will tackle strategic and organizational challenges with innovative solutions.

UC-Berkeley's Haas School of Business

UC-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business


9. Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business

5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

International Students: 24%
Undergraduate Business Enrollment: 379
University Acceptance Rate: 26%
SAT Average Score: 1435
Poets&Quants 2014 Rank: 10

Tepper is among the world’s elite programs for undergraduate business education. Its success is based upon a rigorous academic curriculum, rich in the technical aspects of management, along with the breadth of liberal education courses and experiences that characterize the best of what undergraduate study represents for the development of the person. Our undergraduate coursework has a global focus, emphasizes the quantitative decision making and analytical approach to problem solving for which the Tepper School of Business is world renown.

Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business

Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business


10. American University, Kogod School of Business

4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.

International Students: 23%
Undergraduate Business Enrollment: 1,002
University Acceptance Rate: 43%
SAT Average Score: 1200
Poets&Quants 2014 Rank: 51

 American University’s Kogod School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Washington, D.C. The School is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, representing the highest standard of achievement for a business school worldwide. Dedicated to providing an interdisciplinary business education, Kogod offers market-driven undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Kogod’s diverse faculty are distinguished scholars and accomplished professionals with both research and real-world experience. Our global network of alumni and students recognize that purpose and profit are not at odds and are driven to make a difference within organizations and the world at large.

American University's Kogod School of Business

American University’s Kogod School of Business

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