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2021 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor's Degree Schools

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Finding the Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor's Degree School for You

Business, Management & Marketing is one of the most popular majors in the nation, ranking 2nd of all the majors we analyze. In 2018-2019, 843,779 degrees and certificates were awarded to students with this major.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor's Degree Schools ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 761 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best bachelor's degree programs for students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.

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2021 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools in the United States

The following schools top our list of the Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor's Degree Colleges.

Top 25 Top Schools for a Bachelor's in Business, Management & Marketing

#1

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Our analysis found University of Pennsylvania to be the best school for business, management and marketing students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the United States. UPenn is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Philadelphia.

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#2

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Notre Dame. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Notre Dame is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Notre Dame.

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#3

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at Georgetown University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best business, management and marketing schools in the United States. Georgetown is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington.

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#4

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Lehigh University. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Lehigh is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Bethlehem.

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#5

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at Carnegie Mellon University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best business, management and marketing schools in the United States. Located in the city of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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#6

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

With a ranking of #6, Boston College did quite well on this year’s best schools for business, management and marketing students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the small city of Chestnut Hill, Boston College is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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#7

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Wake Forest University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Winston-Salem.

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#8

Villanova University

Villanova, PA

Villanova University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for business, management and marketing students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #8 on the list. Villanova is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Villanova.

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#9

Bentley University

Waltham, MA

With a ranking of #9, Bentley University did quite well on this year’s best schools for business, management and marketing students working on their bachelor’s degree. Bentley is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Waltham.

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#10

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the town of Lewisburg, Bucknell is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Washington University in St Louis came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the large suburb of Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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University of Wisconsin - Madison ranked #12 on this year’s Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Wisconsin is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Madison.

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University of Southern California came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the city of Los Angeles, USC is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

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University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign ranked #14 on this year’s Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. UIUC is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Champaign.

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#15

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL

Illinois Wesleyan University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for business, management and marketing students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #15 on the list. Located in the city of Bloomington, Illinois Wesleyan is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Colorado State University - Global Campus landed the #16 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business, management and marketing programs. Colorado State University - Global Campus is a large public school located in the large city of Greenwood Village.

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#17

New York University

New York, NY

With a ranking of #17, New York University did quite well on this year’s best schools for business, management and marketing students working on their bachelor’s degree. NYU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New York.

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#18

Cleary University

Howell, MI

With a ranking of #18, Cleary University did quite well on this year’s best schools for business, management and marketing students working on their bachelor’s degree. Cleary College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Howell.

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#19

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for business, management and marketing students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #19 on the list. Located in the small city of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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The University of Texas at Austin landed the #19 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business, management and marketing programs. UT Austin is a very large public school located in the city of Austin.

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#21

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for business, management and marketing students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #21 on the list. Located in the city of Santa Clara, SCU is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

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Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide landed the #22 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree business, management and marketing programs. Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Daytona Beach.

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#23

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA

University of Richmond came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the midsize city of University of Richmond, U of Richmond is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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University of Massachusetts Amherst did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for business, management and marketing students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #24 on the list. UMass Amherst is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Amherst.

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#25

Drake University

Des Moines, IA

With a ranking of #25, Drake University did quite well on this year’s best schools for business, management and marketing students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the city of Des Moines, Drake is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Rest of the Top 50 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor's Degree Schools

#26

University of Mary

Bismarck, ND
#27

University of Delaware

Newark, DE
#29

Elon University

Elon, NC
#30

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
#31

Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT
#32

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
#34

Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI
#35

Bryant University

Smithfield, RI
#36

Stonehill College

Easton, MA
#37

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA
#39

Bethel University Minnesota

Saint Paul, MN
#40

Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, PA
#41

Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA
#42

George Washington University

Washington, DC
#43

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA
#44

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA
#46

Providence College

Providence, RI

Additional Award Winners

This list represents the remainder of the schools awarded a Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor's Degree Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 761 different United States business, management and marketing schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Judson University Elgin, IL
52 Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global Marion, IN
53 University of Wisconsin - Stout Menomonie, WI
54 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
55 University of Florida Gainesville, FL
56 Trinity University San Antonio, TX
57 Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Boston, MA
58 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
58 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI
60 Baker University Baldwin City, KS
61 University of Georgia Athens, GA
62 Creighton University Omaha, NE
63 University of St Thomas Minnesota Saint Paul, MN
64 Endicott College Beverly, MA
65 Bellevue University Bellevue, NE
66 Purdue University - Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
67 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
68 Simpson College Indianola, IA
69 Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY
70 Ohio State University - Main Campus Columbus, OH
71 Rutgers University - Camden Camden, NJ
72 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
73 University of Dayton Dayton, OH
74 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus University Park, PA
75 Binghamton University Vestal, NY
76 Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
77 Northwood University Midland, MI
78 Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
79 Excelsior College Albany, NY
80 George Fox University Newberg, OR
81 Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead, MN
82 LeTourneau University Longview, TX
83 Miami University - Oxford Oxford, OH
84 Baylor University Waco, TX
85 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
86 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
87 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
88 Washington State University Pullman, WA
89 American Public University System Charles Town, WV
90 Iowa State University Ames, IA
91 Concordia University - Saint Paul Saint Paul, MN
92 University of Washington - Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
93 John Carroll University University Heights, OH
94 Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT
95 Siena College Loudonville, NY
96 Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
97 Hope College Holland, MI
98 MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe, KS
99 University of Scranton Scranton, PA
100 John Brown University Siloam Springs, AR
101 Southern Nazarene University Bethany, OK
102 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY
103 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
104 Southwestern College Winfield, KS
105 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI
106 Pennsylvania State University - Erie - Behrend College Erie, PA
107 University of Redlands Redlands, CA
108 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
109 Fordham University Bronx, NY
110 Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, OH
111 Yeshiva University New York, NY
112 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
113 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus Tacoma, WA
114 Brigham Young University - Provo Provo, UT

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor's Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
115 Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee, WI
116 University of La Verne La Verne, CA
117 National University La Jolla, CA
118 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
119 University of Minnesota - Duluth Duluth, MN
120 University of Wisconsin - La Crosse La Crosse, WI
121 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
122 California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA
123 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
124 Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg Middletown, PA
125 Lebanon Valley College Annville, PA
126 Western New England University Springfield, MA
127 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
128 Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis, MO
129 Mount Saint Mary’s University Los Angeles, CA
130 Arizona State University - Skysong Scottsdale, AZ
131 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
132 Assumption University Worcester, MA
133 Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln, NE
134 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa, TX
135 Dickinson State University Dickinson, ND
136 Marian University Fond Du Lac, WI
137 DeSales University Center Valley, PA
138 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge, LA
139 Menlo College Atherton, CA
140 LIM College New York, NY
141 Saint Anselm College Manchester, NH
142 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
143 Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
144 Clemson University Clemson, SC
145 Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
146 Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN
147 Merrimack College North Andover, MA
148 Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration Troy, MI
149 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
150 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Knoxville, TN
151 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
152 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX

Business, Management & Marketing by Region

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Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Business, Management & Marketing Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 410,147
Accounting 105,123
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Finance & Financial Management 56,186
Marketing 51,241
Human Resource Management 26,823
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 23,738
Business Support & Assistant Services 19,483
Hospitality Management 19,042
Management Information Systems 14,747
Entrepreneurial Studies 10,427
International Business 10,181
Business/Managerial Economics 6,345
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 5,873
Other Business, Management & Marketing 5,834
General Sales & Marketing 5,734
Real Estate 5,700
Construction Management 3,664
Insurance 2,218
Taxation 1,783
Business/Corporate Communications 968
Telecommunications Management 71

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Amit Savargaonkar.

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