U.S. News ranks Foster among the elite – #21 of 503 best undergraduate business schools

UW Foster undergraduate students in business attireThe Undergraduate Business Program at the University of Washington Foster School of Business ranks in the top four percent of programs nationwide—#21 of 503 schools and #11 among public schools—in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019 Rankings. Foster academic programs were also recognized for national prominence in Accounting (#19), Management (#24), Marketing (#25), and Finance (#31).

Undergraduate Program Rankings

SourceNorthwestNationwidePublic Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 201912111

Specialty Rankings

Accounting11911
Management12415
Marketing12514
Finance23110

Source: U.S. News & World Report

Foster #5 among top public business schools for earnings

Of the top 30 business schools, Foster graduates’ average starting salaries rank #5 among public schools and #17 overall. That’s based on an average starting salary of $59,800 according to Payscale. Foster School graduates secured positions with a diverse range of firms including Accenture, Amazon, Boeing Company, CBRE, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, KeyBank, Microsoft, Nordstrom, and PwC.

The University of Washington was also ranked #20 in the nation among Best Public Schools based on factors such as graduation rates and retention, student selectivity, academic reputation, faculty and financial resources, and alumni giving. See full rankings and methodology from U.S. News & World Report.

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Learn more about Foster’s Undergraduate Program and career opportunities through the EY Career for Career Advancement.