The 20 best business schools in America
An MBA from a top business school can set you up for a lucrative, successful career. In fact, average graduates of a top-20 program earn starting compensation packages of at least $130,000.
That's according to the latest list of top business schools by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked 131 MBA programs based on criteria that includes job placement, starting salary, selectivity, and assessments by peers and recruiters. The schools were given a numerical score, with 100 representing the best possible result. Read a full breakdown of the methodology here .Business Insider culled the 20 top schools on the list, each of which made an appearance on our most recent ranking of the best business schools in the world . While many familiar and vaunted MBA programs are congregated at the top, only two were able to earn a perfect score of 100.
Read on to learn more about the 20 top business schools in America.
Note: Tuition figures reflect annual costs for out-of-state students.