School and Ranking Information
The fewer than 10 institutions with academic business management offerings within 15 miles of Spokane include an assortment of 4-year non-profit and for-profit schools and 2-year public schools. Due to the institution's program offerings, rankings and school type, the following is considered one of the best area schools to attend for business management degrees:
- Winner: Eastern Washington University is a 4-year public school that has programs to offer in the discipline. This university has undergraduate and graduate programs in business administration.
School Info Chart
|Category||Eastern Washington University|
|Rankings||Tied at #66 for Universities in the West (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$7,961 (in-state), $19,612 (out-of-state)**|
|Business Administration Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's|
|Business Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||208**|
|Most Popular Business Administration Degree Level in 2013||Bachelor's (164 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||45%**|
|Noteworthy||The College of Business and Public Administration offers multiple co-ed business fraternities for students to join***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***Eastern Washington University
Eastern Washington University
- The College of Business and Public Administration's academic offerings in business have achieved accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
- The university's Business Resource Center conducts research in the field and helps area businesses
- Students enrolled in the business and public administration college receive various scholarships
Eastern Washington University retains nearly 80% of its first-year students enrolled full-time. This institution has a lot to offer for student engagement with its greater than 100 student groups and over 80 athletic clubs and leagues.
The College of Business and Public Administration offers a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BABA) in Management and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Students pursuing the bachelor's degree have the choice between a general business, operations or human resource management track. The BABA's core examines areas such as IT, operations and data analysis. The MBA has core courses that address leadership and decision making. MBA students are given 8 credits worth of electives that may be fulfilled through courses in areas like operations management, in addition to an internship.