Top School in Plano, TX, for a Business Administration Degree

Students interested in studying business administration near Plano have a few schools to choose from. Read about the top local school's degree programs, ranking and tuition info to help you pick the school for you.

School and Ranking Information

Within a 10-mile radius of Plano, there is one 4-year public school that has business administration degrees available. Based on rankings, institution type and student services, the following school is considered one of the top schools in the area for studying business administration:

  • Winner: The only public institution nearby offering programs in the field is the University of Texas at Dallas, found in Richardson. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in business administration.

School Info Chart

Category University of Texas at Dallas
Rankings Tied at #145 for National Universities (2015)*
Location Richardson, TX
School Type 4-year, public
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) $10,864 (in-state), $26,038 (out-of-state)**
Business Administration Degrees Offered Bachelor's, Master's
Business Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013 704
Most Popular Business Administration Degree Level in 2013 Master's (440 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 63%**
Noteworthy The management school has multiple student groups, including the Entrepreneurship Club and Graduate Business Society***; UT Dallas' online graduate business program is tied at #4 nationally*

Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***UT Dallas website

University of Texas at Dallas

  • The School of Management's programs in business administration are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Business students can gain experience from organized competitions with students from UT Dallas and other schools
  • The management school has its own scholarship offerings for undergraduate and graduate students

University of Texas at Dallas had an enrollment of over 23,000 students as of fall 2014. Across its 7 schools, UT Dallas offers students 133 different programs. The School of Management offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and an MBA.

Some of the major core courses for the BS include business finance, marketing and business communication. Students may choose a concentration in areas such as real estate, entrepreneurship or healthcare management. The MBA consists of 53 credits and is delivered in a variety of formats. Students can choose from the full-time MBA or an online professional program and evening degree plans to accommodate busy schedules. For individuals with at least 8 years of work experience, the executive MBA is an option, featuring both online and on-campus components. Some MBA coursework includes global business, accounting and information technology.

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