According to U.S. News & World Report, the University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania and the University of Texas at Austin feature three of the nation's elite marketing programs. As of 2015, the schools occupy the top three slots on the publication's marketing rankings.
The marketing curriculum at the University of Michigan comes from the prestigious Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Marketing majors at the University of Pennsylvania are part of The Wharton School, the world's first collegiate business program and third-ranked nationally in U.S. News' "Best Business Schools." The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas also features marketing MBA and Ph.D programs.