Strategy The 10 best schools to study business without needing a master's

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The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has the best undergraduate business program in America.

Wharton has the top business program for undergrads. play

Wharton has the top business program for undergrads.

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The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania has the best undergraduate business program in America, according to the US New News & World Report.

Wharton boasts some impressive former students, from billionaire investor Warren Buffett to President Donald Trump.

The results are based solely on surveys from deans and senior faculty members at peer institutions. Survey respondents were asked to rate the quality of business programs with which they’re familiar on a scale of one (marginal) to five (distinguished).

Take a look below to see the top 10 business programs for undergraduates in the nation.

7. University of Virginia (McIntire)

7. University of Virginia (McIntire) play

7. University of Virginia (McIntire)

(University of Virginia School of Law/Facebook)

Charlottesville, Virginia

Tuition and Fees: $46,975 (out-of-state), $16,146 (in-state)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 16,331



7. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)

7. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler) play

7. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)

(The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/Facebook)

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Tuition and Fees: $34,588 (out-of-state), $9,005 (in-state)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 18,523



7. Cornell University (Dyson)

7. Cornell University (Dyson) play

7. Cornell University (Dyson)

(@coolness_cape/Twitter)

Ithaca, New York

Tuition and Fees: $52,853

Undergraduate Enrollment: 14,566



7. Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)

7. Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper) play

7. Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)

(Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon/Facebook)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Tuition and Fees: $53,910

Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,673



5. University of Texas–Austin (McCombs)

5. University of Texas–Austin (McCombs) play

5. University of Texas–Austin (McCombs)

(Glassdoor)

Austin, Texas

Tuition and Fees: $35,766 (out-of-state), $10,136 (in-state)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 40,168



5. New York University (Stern)

5. New York University (Stern) play

5. New York University (Stern)

(Facebook/NYU)

New York, New York

Tuition and Fees: $50,464

Undergraduate Enrollment: 26,135



3. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor (Ross)

8. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor play

8. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

(Flickr/fordschool)

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Tuition and Fees: $47,476 (out-of-state), $14,826 (in-state)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 28,983



3. University of California, Berkeley (Haas)

3. University of California, Berkeley (Haas) play

3. University of California, Berkeley (Haas)

(Elena Zhukova/UC Berkeley/Facebook)

Berkeley, California

Tuition and Fee: $42,112 (out-of-state), $14,098 (in-state)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 29,311



2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) play

2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

(Wikipedia)

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Tuition and Fees: $49,892

Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,524



1. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

1. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) play

1. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

(The Wharton School/Facebook)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tuition and Fees: $53,534

Undergraduate Enrollment: 10,019