The rankings were based on an average of student responses to survey questions, with points awarded for responses. UR received a score of 1.119, with low scores being better. The average accounting score for the 124 business schools surveyed was 1.37. The top school, Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management, came in at 1.067.
The top 10 schools in the rankings were:
- Brigham Young University (1.067)
- University of Notre Dame (1.076)
- University of California-Berkeley (1.081)
- Cornell University (1.089)
- University of Illinois-Urbanna-Champaign (1.116)
- University of Tulsa (1.118)
- University of Richmond (1.119)
- Southern Methodist University (1.12)
- Wake Forest University (1.138)
- Tulane University (1.141)
For full-time graduate Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business came in at No. 1, followed by Harvard University's Harvard Business School and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. UVa's Darden School of Business was No. 11.