Top Business Schools in California

Top Business Schools in California

Getting accepted into a business school can be time consuming, but doing a little bit of research before the application process starts can make it a lot easier. Different business schools have different sets of requirements and some may not have the degree that you are looking for. Researching all of the different business schools in California can be time consuming, but will be well worth it in the end. Here we have highlighted two of the top ten schools that are worth taking a closer look at.

One of the top business schools in California is the Stanford Graduate School of Business, which is located Stanford California. Stanford Graduate School of Business is ranked third for Business Schools in the state of California. This is a private university and because it is so high ranked, the number of applicants is overwhelming. As a result the school has an acceptance rate of just 6.9 percent. The total enrollment is around 398 students at the university each year, and to be considered, you will need to have a 3.6 GPA and a score of 729 on the GMAT. Achieving these goals will not guarantee admittance, but it will give you a more competitive edge in the application process. After all, everyone else will be doing their absolute best to get in as well. Stanford School of Business has a curriculum that is most concentrated on: Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain Management, Leadership/Management, International Business, Non-Profit Management/Public Administration, and Media/Entertainment Management.

Haas School of Business is ranked ninth in California for business schools and is located in Berkeley. Unlike Stanford, Hass School of Business is a public university and the acceptance rate is markedly higher at 21.4 percent. The total enrollment for the university is 240 students and to be considered to attend you must have a GPA of 3.61 and also a score of 715 on the GMAT. Tuition at the Hass School of Business is estimated at around 38,548 dollars for California residents and around 28,850 dollars for those applying from out-of-state*. Some of the areas that are most concentrated on are: Healthcare Administration, Real Estate, Economics, Information Systems, and Accounting, just to name a few.


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