There are many Christian business schools located throughout the country. The five schools profiled below have received good rankings from U.S. News & World Report and offer students a wide range of degree options and activities.
Christian Business Schools Comparison
All of the schools profiled are 4-year, not-for-profit private colleges or universities that offer several options for business degrees, as well as faith-focused opportunities on campus.
|School Name||Institution Type||Location||Denomination||Tuition (2017-18)*|
|Asuza Pacific University||4-year, Private not-for-profit||Asuza, CA||Undemoninational||$37,506|
|Whitworth University||4-year, Private not-for-profit||Spokane, WA||Presbyterian||$42,186|
|Anderson University||4-year, Private not-for-profit||Anderson, IN||Church of God||$29,710|
|Dallas Baptist University||4-year, Private not-for-profit||Dalls, TX||Baptist||$27,480|
|George Fox University||4-year, Private not-for-profit||Newberg, OR||Friends||$35,016|
Source: *NCES College Navigator
Overview of Schools
While all the schools discussed below offer business degrees, they have varying enrollments, student activities, and denominations. Anderson University and George Fox University require that students earn chapel credits during each semester.
Asuza Pacific University
Asuza Pacific University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission. The university offers bachelor's and master's degrees in business, including online options. Students can pursue a degree in business or international business, as well as management information systems, accounting and numerous other business-focused areas. Azusa's online graduate non-MBA business programs are ranked within the top 160 by U.S. News & World Report for 2018. As of 2016, Asuza had an enrollment of 10,020 students, according to NCES. Asuza's Office of Chapel Programs offers events that feature university staff, authors, and local clergy.
NCES lists a 2016 enrollment of 2,634 students for this suburban university. Whitworth is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The university is ranked 8th by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities West category for 2018. Whitworth offers bachelor's and master's degrees in business. Relevant majors include business administration and management, international business, entrepreneurship, and business economics. Students have the opportunity to enter a summer fellowship program via the university's Office of Church Engagement. The program matches students with local ministry partners.
Located in a small city, Anderson University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The university is ranked 38th by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities Midwest group for 2018. NCES reports a 2016 enrollment of 2,232 of students for the fall semester. Students can earn their associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in business at Anderson University. The university offers a variety of areas of study within business, including business administration and management, business/commerce, entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies, and international business. In addition, Anderson has a campus worship program called Journey. This program requires that all full-time students complete at least eight Journey credits for each semester.
Dallas Baptist University
This Baptist university has accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges, and it ranked 199th for the best online MBA programs for 2018. It was also ranked within the top 160 for the best online non-MBA graduate business programs that same year, per U.S. News & World Report. Students at the university can choose from business administration/management, business/corporate communications, entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies, and international business programs. Business is offered as an area of study in everything from certificate programs to doctoral programs. According to NCES, Dallas Baptist University had 5,156 students attending for the fall 2016 semester. Dallas Baptist offers students the opportunity to serve as servant leaders, which involves community service and mission trips abroad.
George Fox University
George Fox University had a fall 2016 enrollment of 4,139 students, as per NCES. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and it was ranked 23rd in the Regional Universities West group by U.S. News & World Report for 2018. The business degree options at George Fox include accounting and business management, business administration and management, entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies, and international business. George Fox holds chapel services that are open both to students and the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The university requires that all students complete fifteen chapel credits during each semester, five of which can be elective credits.