Top Business Administration Degree Programs in Houston

Houston, TX, has six schools with programs in business administration. Find the best program for you by reading about schools' rankings, program offerings and tuition info.

School and Ranking Information

Most of the schools providing business administration degree programs in Houston are 4-year public institutions. Based on rankings and number of degrees conferred, the following university is considered a top school for business administration degree programs in Houston:

  • Winner: The University of Houston, located near the downtown area of that city, is the largest public school in terms of enrollment that provides business administration studies. The university's C.T. Bauer College of Business awards both a Bachelor and Master of Business Administration (MBA).

School Info Chart

Category University of Houston
Ranking #189 (tie) Best National Universities (2015)*,
#93 Best Undergraduate Business Programs (2015)*,
#92 Best Graduate Business Schools (2015)*
Location Houston, Texas
School Type 4-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $8,401 (in-state); $16,897 (out of state)**
Business administration Degrees Offered Bachelor's and master's degrees
Business Administration Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013 601**
Most Popular Business Administration Degree in 2012-2013 Master's (501 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 48%**
Noteworthy Largest institution within the University of Houston System; Bauer College of Business accredited by AACSM International***

Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator; ***University of Houston

The University of Houston

  • Internship opportunities available
  • Evening and weekend classes available in the part-time MBA program
  • Business administration faculty has been published in The Academy of Management Journal and Academy of Management Review

Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is a prominent research university in the Houston metropolitan area. The school's Management Department offers both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Business Administration.

In the Bachelor of Business Administration program, students can specialize in specific business areas, such as accounting, marketing, finance or supply chain management. The program teaches leadership, decision-making, employee motivation and organizational adaptation. Coursework also covers legal issues, cross-cultural negotiations and organizational theory.

Students in the MBA program take a holistic outlook to politics, law, technology and culture as they relate to a business environment. Some courses examine managerial analysis, information systems management, managerial finance, financial accounting and legal and ethical issues in business. Students can choose from among Full-time, Professional or Executive MBA programs.


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