Vault Rating: 4 out of 5


  • Affordable.
  • Small.
  • Excellent supply-chain program.


  • Not elite. The business school 65 miles to the southeast, at the University of Michigan, is widely considered much better.

The Bottom Line

  • Michigan State University‚Äôs Eli Broad College of Business may not be confused with elite schools, but it provides a good value for middle-class students to help them well in corporate America.


Broad receives about 500 applications a year and accepts fewer than 200 MBA students. About 90 students a year enroll there. The school has about 175 full-time MBA students, 325 weekend MBA students and 60 doctoral students. Of the 92 full-time MBA students in the class of 2013, 80 percent...  

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