Great Schools for Business: U.S. Colleges and Universities Are Known around the World for Their Innovation, Research, and Trends Analysis of the Ever-Shifting Landscape of Business Ecosystems

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Aquinas College GRAND RAPIDS, MI TUITION: $17,926 ROOM/BOARD: $5,824 STUDENTS: 2,300

The Aquinas College Sustainable Business degree will make you study like the world depends on it. This degree program fosters ecological and social intelligence in all business decisions. The only undergraduate program of its kind in the country, prepares students to guide companies to have an environmental conscience. By polluting less, companies are profiting more. Companies that practice sustainability emit fewer toxins, operate in healthier buildings and are good neighbors in their communities. Sustainable Business at Aquinas ... the world depends on it. www.aquinas.edu

Clarkson University POTSDAM, NY TUITION: $25,186 R/B: $9,344 STUDENTS: 3,000

Learn business by doing business. Clarkson stands out among America's private, nationally recognized universities because of its dynamic, collaborative learning environment; industry partnerships; innovative, boundary-spanning degree programs; and unmatched record for producing leaders and innovators. In fact, one in 12 Clarkson graduates is already a CEO or senior executive of a company. Visit our website to learn why Clarkson's School of Business programs are among the best (AACSB Accreditation, 2005 U.S. News & World Report and 2005 Entrepreneur Magazine). Admission Policy: Early and Regular Decision. Competitive. www.clarkson.edu

Goldey-Beacom College WILMINGTON, DE TUITION: $13,736 R/B: $4,260 STUDENT: 1,295

Goldey-Beacom College is a top-quality business college located in Wilmington, DE. Majors include Bachelor of Science Degrees in Accounting, Marketing and Computer Information Technology--to name a few! The campus is comprised of several buildings including apartment--style residence halls. Student life is enriched by activities, clubs and organizations. The athletic program at Goldey-Beacom College is a member of NCAA II. Faculty members have active connections to the business community unique to the State of Delaware, known for its small size and big corporate population, www.gbc.edu

Millikin University DECATUR, IL TUITION: $20,696 R/B: $6,559 STUDENTS: 2,400

Learning business by doing business--that's standard operating procedure in Millikin's ACBSP-accredited Tabor School of Business. Students start writing business plans freshman year and get their business feet wet operating Millikin's own Downtown Decatur art gallery, serving as business consultants to area businesses in our Center for Entrepreneurship, and honing their business skills in ADM-Scovill Hall, Tabor's new 36,000-square foot, state-of-the-art learning and technology center. Given Millikin students' 99% success rate gaining employment or entry into graduate/professional school post-graduation, the real question is: why not Millikin? www.millikin.edu

Quinnipiac University HAMDEN, CT TUITION: $24,340 R/B: $10,300 STUDENTS: 5,000

Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls nearly 5,000 full-time undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students in more than 50 undergraduate and 17 graduate programs of study in Business, Health Sciences, Law, Liberal Arts, Education and Communications. For more information, visit www.quinnipiac.edu.

Rochester Institute of Technology ROCHESTER, NY TUITION: $23,619 R/B: $8,451 STUDENTS: 12,900

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