U.S. News ranks Foster among the elite – #19 of 504 best undergraduate business schools

Foster School of Business Undergraduate Program

The Undergraduate Program at the University of Washington Foster School of Business moved up 2 spots, ranking #19 of 504 schools and #9 among public schools in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Undergraduate Business Programs 2020 Rankings.

Seven Foster academic programs were also recognized for national prominence: Information Systems (#20), Entrepreneurship (#21), Marketing (#22), Accounting (#23), Finance and International Business (#24 each), and Management (#26).

Undergraduate Program Rankings

Source Northwest Nationwide Public Universities

U.S. News & World Report, 2020

1 19

9

Specialty Rankings

Management Information Systems 1 20

15

Entrepreneurship

1

21

9

Marketing 1 22

16

Accounting

1

23

15

Finance

1

24

10

International Business

2

24

14

Source: U.S. News & World Report

 

Foster #7 among top public business schools for earnings

According to PayScale, Foster graduates’ average starting salaries rank #7 among public schools and #28 overall. That’s based on an average starting salary and bonus of $64,400 for business majors and more than 90% of alumni were employed within 3 months of graduation. Foster School graduates secured positions with a diverse range of firms including Accenture, Amazon, Boeing Company, CBRE, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, KeyBank, Microsoft, Nordstrom, and PwC.

University of Washington: a top-tier public university

U.S. News ranked the University of Washington #22 in the nation among Best Public Schools based on factors such as graduation rates and retention, student selectivity, academic reputation, faculty and financial resources, and alumni giving. With its emphasis on student success, the UW ranked #20 for Learning Communities and #35 in Best Colleges for Veterans.

 

See full rankings and methodology from U.S. News & World Report.

See additional Foster School rankings.

Learn more about Foster’s Undergraduate Program and career opportunities through the EY Career for Career Advancement.