United States

MBA in the United States (USA)

Of all the destinations where students can study for an MBA, the USA is without a doubt one of the most popular. And rightly so: an MBA in the USA can be rewarding, both in terms of the learning experience and also for the post-degree careers an MBA in the United States can offer. Additionally, students can get a great cultural experience by studying in the USA.

And the cultural experiences can vary widely, given the size of the country and the many possibilities for business study within. Many USA-bound MBA students choose to study in a big city, like New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, or Houston, for example. Others might choose a lower-key setting, such as New Haven or Cornell.

Fortunately for potential MBA students, the United States hosts some of the world's premier business schools, such as the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School, and UPenn's Wharton School, among many others. 

An MBA in the USA can be pursued on a part-time basis, but for many international students, full-time is the way to go. The degrees offered include general MBA programs, as well as specialized courses in subjects like finance, supply chain management, marketing, accounting, operations management, information technology, business analytics, and more.

International students who do an MBA in the United States often consider the possibility of staying in the country and working for a while after graduation. Careers can be found in many industries, such as financial services, technology, and even the entertainment field. These will vary widely depending on where in the USA you'd like to work. However, if you plan on working in the USA after your MBA, make sure you understand the visa requirements.

See a list of all business schools offering MBAs in the USA below.

Rank Full Profile School Views Activity
1 NYU Stern School of Business, New York University 14752
2 Columbia Business School (CBS), Columbia University 9367
3 University of Southern California (USC) - Marshall School of Business 9705
4 City University of New York (CUNY) - Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business 8490
5 University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business 7463
6 UCLA University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management 6750
7 Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) 6289
8 Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 6238
9 Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management 5907
10 Boston University (BU) Questrom School of Business 5527
11 California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) 5613
12 University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Hough Graduate School of Business 5240
13 Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick 4942
14 University of California, Irvine - The Paul Merage School of Business 4667
15 University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business 3996
16 Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business 3996
17 Harvard Business School (HBS) 3077
18 Hult International Business School - San Francisco Campus 3869
19 Emory University - Goizueta Business School 3284
20 Hult International Business School 2942
21 Texas A&M University - Mays Business School 3272
22 The University of Chicago Booth School of Business 3067
23 Pepperdine University - Graziadio School of Business and Management 2759
24 University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - The Rady School of Management 3021
25 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania 2646
26 Pace University - Lubin School of Business 2694
27 University of Pittsburgh - Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business 2700
28 University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business 1837
29 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2709
30 California State University (CSU) - San Bernardino 2568
31 Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business 2456
32 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School 2342
33 University of Washington (Seattle) - Foster School of Business 2203
34 MIT Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2242
35 The University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management 2294
36 St. John's University - Peter J. Tobin College of Business 1947
37 Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business 2119
38 University of Illinois at Chicago - Liautaud Graduate School of Business 1407
39 Florida International University 2086
40 Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Cox School of Business 1900
41 F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College 1946
42 University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management 1972
43 Duke University Fuqua School of Business 1778
44 Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim School of Business 1887
45 Arizona State University (ASU) - W. P. Carey School of Business 1890
46 University at Buffalo - School of Management 1814
47 University of Michigan - Ross School of Business 1865
48 San Diego State University - Fowler College of Business (SDSU) 1716
49 University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management 1722
50 University of Georgia (UGA) - Terry College of Business 1609
51 University of Rochester - Simon Graduate School of Business Administration 1573
52 Yale School of Management (Yale SOM) 1716
53 University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) 1678
54 Hofstra University - Frank G. Zarb School of Business 1591
55 Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School 1801
56 University of Colorado Denver Business School 1667
57 North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management 1505
58 Binghamton University - State University of New York (SUNY) 1443
59 University of South Florida (USF) 1484
60 California State University - Los Angeles 1405
61 University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business 1432
62 University of Central Florida - College of Business Administration 1486
63 Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington 1340
64 DePaul University - Kellstadt Graduate School of Business 1457
65 Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management 1337
66 Purdue University - Krannert School of Management 1340
67 Florida State University 1263
68 Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business 1270
69 Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business 1255
70 Seattle University - Albers School of Business and Economics 1241
71 Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) 733
72 University of Virginia (UVA) - Darden School of Business 1279
73 University of Miami School of Business 1314
74 University of San Diego (USD) School of Business Administration 1118
75 Montclair State University - Feliciano School of Business 1161
76 UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business 1236
77 University of Houston - C. T. Bauer College of Business 1249
78 Loyola University Chicago - Quinlan School of Business 1220
79 Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) 1091
80 University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business 1226
81 Kennesaw State University - Michael J. Coles College of Business 1108
82 Ohio University - College of Business 1132
83 University of North Carolina at Greensboro - The Bryan School of Business and Economics 546
84 University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management 1207
85 Michigan State University - Eli Broad Graduate School of Management 1156
86 University of Wisconsin, Madison - Wisconsin School of Business 1267
87 Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management 1124
88 George Washington University - GW School of Business 1049
89 The University of Tampa - John H. Sykes College of Business 1114
90 Brigham Young University (BYU) - Marriott School of Management 1083
91 University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business 1003
92 Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles 1010
93 The University of Tennessee at Knoxville - Haslam College of Business 1179
94 University of Texas at San Antonio - College of Business 1013
95 Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business 1050
96 Suffolk University - Sawyer Business School 1036
97 California State University - Fullerton 959
98 Long Island University 926
99 Rollins College - Crummer Graduate School of Business 501
100 Wayne State University 1009
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