Here are the best business schools for 2018

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Learn more about the institutions that ranked in the top 20 in the 2018 U.S. News Best Business Schools.

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20. Emory University (Goizueta) (GA)

Full-time enrollment: 350

2016-2017 tuition: $57,000 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 33.1 percent

More about the Goizueta Business School.

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19. Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper) (PA)

Full-time enrollment: 428

2016-2017 tuition: $61,440 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 30.3 percent

More about the Tepper School.

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18. University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)

Full-time enrollment: 574

2016-2017 tuition: $40,015 per year (in-state); $56,138 per year (out-of-state)

2016 acceptance rate: 36.4 percent

More about Kenan-Flagler.

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17. University of Texas—Austin (McCombs)

Full-time enrollment: 521

2016-2017 tuition: $34,296 per year (in-state); $50,296 per year (out-of-state)

2016 acceptance rate: 28 percent

More about the McCombs School of Business.

16. Cornell University (Johnson) (NY)

Full-time enrollment: 580

2016-2017 tuition: $61,584 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 27.6 percent

More about the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management.

15. University of California—Los Angeles (Anderson)

Full-time enrollment: 734

2016-2017 tuition: $52,272 per year (in-state); $55,159 per year (out-of-state)

2016 acceptance rate: 20.7 percent

More about the Anderson School of Management.

14. University of Virginia (Darden)

Full-time enrollment: 678

2016-2017 tuition: $57,790 per year (in-state); $60,108 per year (out-of-state)

2016 acceptance rate: 26.5 percent

More about UVA Darden.

12 (tie). Duke University (Fuqua) (NC)

Full-time enrollment: 896

2016-2017 tuition: $63,200 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 22.1 percent

More about the Fuqua School of Business.

12 (tie). New York University (Stern)

Full-time enrollment: 790

2016-2017 tuition: $66,588 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 23.1 percent 

More about NYU Stern.

11. University of Michigan—Ann Arbor (Ross)

Full-time enrollment: 801

2016-2017 tuition: $59,350 per year (in-state); $64,350 per year (out-of-state)

2016 acceptance rate: 26.3 percent

More about the Ross School of Business.

9 (tie). Columbia University (NY)

Full-time enrollment: 1,326

2016-2017 tuition: $68,792 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 14.1 percent

More about Columbia Business School.

9 (tie). Yale University (CT)

Full-time enrollment: 694

2016-2017 tuition: $64,200 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 19 percent

More about Yale University.

8. Dartmouth College (Tuck) (NH)

Full-time enrollment: 567

2016-2017 tuition: $66,390 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 22.4 percent

More about the Tuck School of Business.

7. University of California—Berkeley (Haas)

Full-time enrollment: 502

2016-2017 tuition: $56,009 per year (in-state); $57,560 per year (out-of-state)

2016 acceptance rate: 12 percent

More about the Haas School of Business.

4 (tie). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

Full-time enrollment: 809

2016-2017 tuition: $67,938 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 11.7 percent

More about MIT Sloan.

4 (tie). Northwestern University (Kellogg) (IL)

Full-time enrollment: 1,301

2016-2017 tuition: $66,462 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 20.1 percent

More about the Kellogg School of Management.

4 (tie). Stanford University (CA)

Full-time enrollment: 833

2016-2017 tuition: $66,540 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 6 percent

More about the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

3. University of Chicago (Booth)

Full-time enrollment: 1,185

2016-2017 tuition: $66,540 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 23.6 percent

More about the Booth School of Business.

1 (tie). Harvard University (MA)

Full-time enrollment: 1,871

2016-2017 tuition: $63,675 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 10.7 percent

More about Harvard Business School.

1 (tie). University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Full-time enrollment: 1,708

2016-2017 tuition: $67,516 per year

2016 acceptance rate: 19.6 percent

More about the Wharton School.

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