Some of the top-ranked undergraduate business schools in the country are found at the University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California at Berkeley. Among the best schools offering graduate business degrees are Stanford, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago.
The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia was the nation's first business school and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in numerous business-related concentrations. It ranks especially high in the areas of finance, insurance and real estate.
Located in Cambridge, MIT is also a private institution, ranking at the top in the areas of production and operations management, quantitative analysis, and management information. The Sloan Department of Management offers a number of business majors and many opportunities to study abroad.
The University of California at Berkeley is a public school that was founded in 1868. Its Haas School of Business is renowned as an excellent undergraduate and graduate school. International business is a popular choice among students.
The Graduate School of Business at Stanford in Stanford, California, offers seven concentrations within its MBA and Ph.D. programs. Leadership is a primary focus in many of the programs.
The Harvard Business School in Boston offers MBA and doctoral degrees. Joint degrees with Harvard's medical school, law school and government school are also pathways for graduate business students.
The Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago grants part-time and full-time MBAs. It also offers an Executive MBA attainable from Chicago, London or Hong Kong.