Best Schools for Finance in the US. University Rankings 2020

To have a successful career in the financial sector, you need skills like: accounting knowledge, analytical abilities, attention to details, business acumen, and others. This is why choosing a university for a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Finance shouldn’t be done in a hurry or without reliable insights.

After looking at the latest global university rankings, these are the best finance schools in the US:

1. Best schools for Finance in the US – US News Rankings 2020

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2. Best schools for Finance in the US – QS Rankings 2020

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3. Best schools for Finance in the US – World University Rankings 2020

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Stanford University
  • Duke University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Harvard University
  • Northwestern University
  • Columbia University
  • University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
  • New York University (NYU)

Discover other top-ranked finance schools on the official Times Higher Education website.

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Student reviews of the best schools for Finance in the US

University rankings are great, but so are reviews from students who attended programmes at these top finance schools. We’ve listed a few examples below, but you can find more reviews on many university pages on our portals.

Student reviews of universities on Studyportals' websites

Harvard University

“The professors were all extremely qualified and helpful. The students were welcoming and inspiring, and groups on campus from athletics to social reformist were excellent.”

Columbia University

“Columbia has exceptional faculty and resources. It is the academic heart of NYC, and of the world. As a truly global university, it makes people of all backgrounds and interests find their academic and professional passion and excel in their future trajectories.”

University of Michigan

“It was great! I found a home away from home. As someone who lived in multiple places growing up, I never felt like I belonged anywhere. However, thanks to this community at UMich, I’ve never felt so welcomed and cared for.”

New York University

“Amazing unparalleled global education. This is a great opportunity to be in an exciting, cosmopolitan city, and to study alongside students from around the world. There really is no other college experience that comes close.”

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