Best College Values Publishes Ranking of Top 50 Bachelor’s in Business Degree Programs 2017

CHICAGO, March 23, 2017 / via¬†PRNewswire¬†/¬†¬†Best College Values, a website that ranks higher education degrees according to their quality and affordability, has published their latest in a series of rankings: Top 50 Best Value Bachelor’s in Business Degree Programs 2017.

The schools in this ranking were selected from a pool of 300 regionally accredited colleges and universities with above average reputations according to US News and World Report. They were then ranked according to a weighted methodology using publicly available data in the areas of tuition rates, return on investment (according to PayScale), graduation rates, and cohort default rates.

Placing first in this ranking is Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, and California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo placed second and third, respectively.

Brigham Young University is a private research university associated with the Mormon church (Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints). BYU comprises three campuses in Idaho, Hawaii, and the flagship campus, in Provo, Utah. The university is known for its internationally experienced and academically minded student body and excellent dedication to teaching. The school offers a wide variety of undergraduate business programs in areas including: accounting, business management (with multiple specializations), finance, information systems, recreation management, and more.

Other colleges and universities that made the ranking are listed below in alphabetical order.

Arizona State University‚ÄĒTempe, Arizona

Auburn University‚ÄĒAuburn, Alabama

Baruch College CUNY‚ÄĒNew York City, New York

Binghamton University SUNY‚ÄĒVestal, New York

California State Polytechnic University‚ÄĒPomona, California

Clemson University‚ÄĒClemson, South Carolina

College of William and Mary‚ÄĒWilliamsburg, Virginia

Florida State University‚ÄĒTallahassee, Florida

George Mason University‚ÄĒFairfax, Virginia

Indiana University‚ÄĒBloomington, Indiana

Iowa State University‚ÄĒAmes, Iowa

Louisiana State University‚ÄĒBaton Rouge, Louisiana

Massachusetts Institute of Technology‚ÄĒCambridge, Massachusetts

North Carolina State University‚ÄĒRaleigh, North Carolina

Ohio State University‚ÄĒColumbus, Ohio

Oklahoma State University‚ÄĒStillwater, Oklahoma

Pennsylvania State University‚ÄĒUniversity Park, Pennsylvania

Rutgers University‚ÄĒNew Brunswick, New Jersey

San Diego State University‚ÄĒSan Diego, California

San Jose State University‚ÄĒSan Jose, California

Texas A&M University‚ÄĒCollege Station, Texas

Texas Tech University‚ÄĒLubbock Texas

University of Arizona‚ÄĒTucson, Arizona

University at Buffalo SUNY‚ÄĒBuffalo, New York

University of California‚ÄĒBerkeley, California

University of California‚ÄĒIrvine, California

University of Colorado‚ÄĒBoulder, Colorado

University of Connecticut‚ÄĒStorrs, Connecticut

University of Delaware‚ÄĒNewark, Delaware

University of Florida‚ÄĒGainesville, Florida

University of Georgia‚ÄĒAthens, Georgia

University of Illinois‚ÄĒUrbana Champaign, Illinois

University of Iowa‚ÄĒIowa City, Iowa

University of Massachusetts‚ÄĒAmherst, Massachusetts

University of Maryland‚ÄĒCollege Park, Maryland

University of Michigan‚ÄĒAnn Arbor Michigan

University of Minnesota‚ÄĒTwin Cities

University of Missouri‚ÄĒColumbia, Missouri

University of Nebraska‚ÄĒLincoln, Nebraska

University of North Carolina‚ÄĒChapel Hill, North Carolina

University of Oklahoma‚ÄĒNorman, Oklahoma

University of Texas‚ÄĒAustin, Texas

University of Utah‚ÄĒSalt Lake City, Utah

University of Virginia‚ÄĒCharlottesville, Virginia

University of Washington‚ÄĒSeattle, Washington

University of Wisconsin‚ÄĒMadison, Wisconsin

Virginia Polytechnic University‚ÄĒBlacksburg, Virginia

Brett Gershon, site editor for Best College Values, says, “Students who choose a career in business know they are entering a competitive field, so obtaining a bachelor’s degree from a reputable institution will go a long way toward a successful beginning upon graduation.”

Gershon also notes that it is also important to attend an institution that delivers a great education at an affordable price that will provide a good future return on the investment. “This ranking is designed to highlight degree programs that provide the best balance of all of these factors.”

Prospective students will find this ranking a valuable resource in weighing all of the considerations involved the decision of where to attend college. The ranking provides an analysis of the objective factors in this process so that students can focus more on subjective aspects to find a great fit. is an online resource for prospective college students seeking an education worth its cost. Best College Values strives to provide the most comprehensive and rigorously researched set of online resources on the intersections of college affordability, educational quality, and educational outcomes so that individuals pursuing higher education can find the best college at the best price.

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