School and Ranking Information
Students interested in studying business administration in the Salt Lake City area have many varied options. The majority of the schools in the area offering 4-year degrees in business administration are private, for-profit institutions. Based on rankings, career services, and number of programs, the following school was picked as the top choice for business administration students:
- Winner: The University of Utah is a public, 4-year university in Salt Lake City. Through the university's David Eccles School of Business, undergraduate students can complete a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in a variety of concentrations.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Utah|
|Rankings||#129 in National Universities (2015); #51 in Best Undergraduate Business Programs (2014); #63 in Top Public Schools (2015)*|
|Location||Salt Lake City, UT|
|School Type||4-year; public|
|Tuition & Fees (2014-2015)||Undergrad: $7,935 (in-state); $25,267 (out-of-state)*|
|Business Administration Degrees Offered||Bachelor's; Master's; Doctorate|
|Business Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||485**|
|Most Popular Business Administration Degree Level in 2013||Master's|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||60%**|
|Noteworthy||The David Eccles School of Business sponsors several clubs that provide networking opportunities|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report, **NCES College Navigator
University of Utah
- Business students have access to a career database that connects them with potential employers, allows them to practice interviewing, and provides resume assistance
- The entrepreneurship minor only requires three classes in addition to the major courses
- The Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, completed in 2013, is a state-of-the-art facility with classrooms, lounge areas, and a cafe
Originally founded in 1850, the University of Utah offers about 200 degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and each year awards more than 7,000 degrees and certificates. The university is Utah's largest and oldest university. The David Eccles School of Business provides access to the Undergraduate Career Management Center, which is dedicated to networking between employers, students and alumni.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program requires students to take core courses in project management, financial management, marketing and communications. Other upper-division courses include business law, introduction to investments and organizational behavior. Students can opt to complete business internships or participate in study abroad experiences.