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2020 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Texas

Business, Management & Marketing is a popular major and Texas is the 2nd most popular state for students studying this major. 58,042 of the 829,185 Business, Management & Marketing degrees awarded last year were given by schools in Texas. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Texas ranking analyzed 44 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in business, management and marketing. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 6 colleges for Business, Management & Marketing students in Texas.

Choosing a Great Business, Management & Marketing School

Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing in Texas Your choice of business, management and marketing school matters. Important measures of a quality business, management and marketing program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we consider a school's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a host of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

The vast majority of the schools on this list are in at least the top 27% of our overall quality ranking.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 371 to 1 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

A business, management and marketing degree from colleges on this list usually results in above average salaries following graduation. Recent business, management and marketing graduates from Texas colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $41,368 in 2017-2018.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Business, Management & Marketing students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other business, management and marketing students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized business, management and marketing related accrediting body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Business, Management & Marketing students in Texas.

Best Schools to Study Business, Management & Marketing in Texas

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities in the U.S. for a Business, Management & Marketing degree.

Top 10 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges in Texas

#1

Baylor University

Waco, TX

It is difficult to beat Baylor University if you want to study business, management and marketing. Baylor is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Waco. This school ranks 7th out of 80 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, Baylor also offers a Master's Degree in business, management and marketing.

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#2

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

It is difficult to beat Texas Christian University if you wish to study business, management and marketing. Located in the large city Fort Worth, TCU is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 115 out of 1,727 schools nationwide means TCU is a great school overall.

A preferred major for business, management and marketing undergrads, there are roughly 727 individuals enrolled in this degree at TCU.

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Southern Methodist University is one of the finest schools in the country for business, management and marketing. SMU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Dallas. A Best Colleges rank of 87 out of 1,727 colleges nationwide means SMU is a great school overall.

With 1193 undergrads, Southern Methodist University is one of most popular colleges to study business, management and marketing in Texas.

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#4

University of Houston

Houston, TX

University of Houston is among your best bets if you want to study business, management and marketing. Located in the large city Houston, U of H is a public college with a very large student population. This college ranks 13th out of 80 schools for overall quality in the state of Texas.

For those interested in something more advanced, U of H also offers 2 different higher degree levels in business, management and marketing, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree.

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Located in the midsize city College Station, Texas A&M is a public school with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 89 out of 1,727 colleges nationwide means Texas A&M is a great school overall.

Texas A&M offers business, management and marketing degrees as low as a First Year Certificates and all the way up to a Research / Scholarship Based Doctorate's.

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Located in the midsize city Denton, UNT is a public college with a fairly large student population. This college ranks 23rd out of 80 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There are roughly 1672 business, management and marketing undergraduates studying this degree at UNT.

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UT Austin is a very large public school located in the city of Austin. A Best Colleges rank of 78 out of 1,727 schools nationwide means UT Austin is a great college overall.

UT Austin offers business, management and marketing degrees as low as a First Year Certificates and all the way up to a Research / Scholarship Based Doctorate's.

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UT Dallas is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Richardson. This college ranks 9th out of 80 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There are roughly 2646 business, management and marketing undergrads studying this program at UT Dallas.

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Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech is a very large public school located in the city of Lubbock. This school ranks 14th out of 80 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There are about 1637 business, management and marketing undergraduates enrolled in this program at Texas Tech.

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Located in the city San Antonio, UTSA is a public college with a fairly large student population. This school ranks 33rd out of 80 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a fairly popular school to study business, management and marketing in Texas with over 1381 graduates last year.

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Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 38 31,675
Oklahoma 38 8,728
New Mexico 37 3,488

Business, Management & Marketing Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 399,810
Accounting 107,851
General Business/Commerce 58,413
Finance & Financial Management 56,960
Marketing 49,179

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Amit Savargaonkar.

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