Best Graduate Information Systems Programs

Ranked in 2018, part of Best Business Schools

An MBA in information systems helps students grasp the technical side of business administration. Coursework focuses on working with computers, networks and IT systems. These are the top business schools for information systems.

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Rankings Overall Business School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition Enrollment (full-time) Average GMAT score (full-time) Acceptance rate (full-time) Full-time graduates employed at graduation Average starting salary and bonus Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation Peer assessment score (out of 5) Recruiter assessment score (out of 5)
#1
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) 

Cambridge, MA

$71,000 per year (full-time) 813
#2
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Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper) 

Pittsburgh, PA

$64,000 per year (full-time) 446
#3
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University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities (Carlson) 

Minneapolis, MN

$38,208 per year (in-state, full-time); $48,936 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 200
#4
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University of Texas—​Austin (McCombs) 

Austin, TX

$35,324 per year (in-state, full-time); $51,804 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 527
#5
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University of Arizona (Eller) 

Tucson, AZ

$24,312 per year (in-state, full-time); $44,262 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 86
#6
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University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) 

Philadelphia, PA

$70,200 per year (full-time) 1,737
#7Tie
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New York University (Stern) 

New York, NY

$69,086 per year (full-time) 779
#7Tie
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Stanford University 

Stanford, CA

$68,868 per year (full-time) 853
#9
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University of Maryland—​College Park (Smith) 

College Park, MD

$44,766 per year (in-state, full-time); $53,946 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 200
#10Tie
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Indiana University (Kelley) 

Bloomington, IN

$26,265 per year (in-state, full-time); $47,128 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 392
#10Tie
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Santa Clara University (Leavey) 

Santa Clara, CA

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