<img class="alignright size-medium wp-image-2020" title="Brochures, a powerful marketing tool indeed." src="http://www.newgmat.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/College-marketing-Brochures-223×300.jpg" alt="" width="223" height="300" srcset="http://www.newgmat.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/College-marketing-Brochures-223×300 try this web-site.jpg 223w, http://www.newgmat.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/College-marketing-Brochures.jpg 447w” sizes=”(max-width: 223px) 100vw, 223px” />Picking a school to spend the next two years of your post-baccalaureate future with is hard. Many things have to be considered (price, location, alumni network, prestige). We have compiled a list of the some of the top business schools in the US, to help you as you begin your search.
Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University
One of the biggest advantages to attending the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern is that there are various degree tracts for the same MBA program. You can complete the course requirements in as little as a year, follow the traditional two-year MBA, or do an extended joint MBA-JD program in accordance with Northwestern Law School. Courses at Kellogg focus on teamwork and experiential learning, and offer more than 25 research facilities on or near campus. The school boasts its ever-evolving curriculum, a necessity in order to keep pace with the business world, and actively involves it students and alumni in the solidification of new curriculum. Its tuition is full-time: $54,000 per year and part-time: $5,332 per credit. At graduation, 83.8 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
Wharton Business School – University of Pennsylvania
Boasting the largest national alumni network, Wharton Business School was the nation’s first business school, established in 1881. It is one of the largest and most published business school, with over 225 standing and associate faculty members. In addition to graduate business degrees, students can pursue joint degrees, including an accelerated M.B.A./J.D. degree in three years in conjunction with the Penn Law School; an M.B.A./M.A. degree in areas like Management and International Studies, Social Change, and Environmental Studies; and joint degree programs through the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Students can also earn a Ph.D. at Wharton, typically in four to five years, in nine areas including Ethics & Legal Studies, Statistics, and Applied Economics. Its tuition is full-time: $53,926 per year. At graduation, 82.1 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
Website : www.wharton.upenn.edu/
Harvard Business School
The Harvard Business school is consistently recognized as being one of the top tier business schools in the nation. HBS employs a unique approach called “case studies”, where students tackle real-life problems in groups as a part of experiential learning. HBS students can complete an M.B.A. or doctoral degree, or can take executive education classes. (After completing an M.B.A., HBS graduates can take many executive education courses at a 30 percent discount.) HBS students can also enroll in joint degree programs in conjunction with Harvard Law School, Harvard Medical School, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Graduate business school students may live on campus in Cambridge, Mass. Students can also research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Its tuition is full-time: $51,200 per year. At graduation, 83.2 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
Tuck School of Business – Dartmouth College
Nestled in New Hampshire, Tuck School of Business touts its intimate setting and class sizes. This means that it is one of the most selective and prestigious programs in the US. Hands-on academics begin early as well; in the mandatory First-Year Project course, students get to develop business plans for existing companies. Business students can specialize in areas like finance or strategy with elective courses. Students can earn a concurrent degree at Dartmouth, adding a medical degree through the Dartmouth Medical School or a master’s of public health at the school’s Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Tuck does not offer a Ph.D. program or part-time degree options. Its tuition is full-time: $53,490 per year. At graduation, 82.8 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
Ross School of Business – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business stresses what they call “Action-Based Learning”, a program designed to alert students to ask pertinent questions, identify important problems, and become effective leaders. Ross offers full time and part time MBAs, as well as other customized degree plans that work for you. Its tuition is full-time: $47,750 per year (in-state); full-time: $52,750 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $1,563 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $1,730 per credit (out-of-state). At graduation, 83.4 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.