About Bauer College

Where We Rank

U.S. News & World Report

  • Undergraduate program: Tied for 51st among public business schools (Best Undergraduate Business Programs, 2021)
  • Entrepreneurship program: 13th overall among entrepreneurship programs (Best Undergraduate Business Programs – Specialty Rankings in Entrepreneurship, 2021)
  • Accounting program: Tied for 58th overall among accounting programs (Best Undergraduate Business Programs – Specialty Rankings in Accounting, 2021)
  • Full-time MBA program: 52nd among public business schools (Best Business Schools, 2022)
  • Professional MBA program: Tied for 29th among public business schools (Best Business Schools, 2022)
  • Graduate Entrepreneurship program: Tied for 24th overall among entrepreneurship programs (Best Business Schools, 2021)

Bloomberg BusinessWeek

  • Full-Time MBA program: 31st among public business schools (Best B-Schools, 2021-22).

Fortune Magazine

  • Full-Time MBA Program: Ranked 53rd overall and 25th among publics. (Best MBA Programs in 2021)

The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur magazine

  • Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship: Ranked No. 1 in U.S., Top 50 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2021 (Top 10 since 2007; No. 1 in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2020 and 2021)

Poets&Quants

  • Undergraduate program: Ranked 15th out of 47 publics on the Poets&Quants 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools list.
  • Ranked 15th out of 47 publics in Average High School GPA on the Poets&Quants 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools list
  • Ranked 18th out of 45 publics in Average SAT/ACT Scores on the Poets&Quants 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools list
  • Ranked 15th out of 47 publics in Total Cost on the Poets&Quants 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools list
  • Ranked 16th out of 47 publics in 5-year ROI on the Poets&Quants 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools list
  • Ranked 10th out of 44 publics in Most Minorities on the Poets&Quants 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools list
  • Ranked 11th out of 42 publics in International Students on the Poets&Quants 2021 Best Undergraduate Business Schools list

Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine

  • University of Houston ranks fifth overall and first in Texas on the Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics List for majors in Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services, Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine (2019-2020)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

    Graduate program:
  • Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services: #12 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded; tied for #7 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Asian Americans; tied for #8 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Hispanics; tied for #7 in Texas for total degrees awarded to African Americans (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations: #8 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded to Asian Americans (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)
  • Accounting and Related Services: #2 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded; #3 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Asian Americans; #3 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Hispanics; #4 in Texas for total degrees awarded to African Americans (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)
  • Finance and Financial Management Services: #10 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded; tied for #6 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Hispanics (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)
  • Undergraduate program:
  • Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services, #1 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded; #1 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Asian Americans; #1 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Hispanics; #2 in Texas for total degrees awarded to African Americans (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)
  • Accounting and Related Services, #1 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded; #1 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Asian Americans; #5 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Hispanics; #7 in Texas for total degrees awarded to African Americans (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, #1 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded; #1 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Asian Americans; #6 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Hispanics (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, #1 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded; tied for #1 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Asian Americans; #1 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Hispanics; #4 in Texas for total degrees awarded to African Americans (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)
  • Marketing, #2 in Texas for total minority degrees awarded; #1 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Asian Americans; #6 in Texas for total degrees awarded to African Americans; #4 in Texas for total degrees awarded to Hispanics (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2019)

Global Institute of Internal Auditors

  • In 2012, Bauer College was designated as a Center of Excellence in Internal Audit, a distinction shared by only two other institutions in the nation and five others worldwide.

Gartner, Inc.

  • Bauer College's undergraduate program in supply chain management (SCM) ranked 17th in the nation (Top 25 North American Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs, 2020).
  • Bauer College's graduate programs in supply chain management (SCM) ranked 23rd in the nation (Top 25 North American Supply Chain Graduate Programs, 2018).

Bauer College – Houston's Leading Business School

At the C. T. Bauer College of Business, our goal is to be Houston’s leading business school. Through the transformational $40 million gift from Charles T. “Ted” Bauer, the college was launched into growth for years to come. Without the continued support of our alumni, students, faculty, staff and donors, Bauer is well on its way to become a leading business college in Houston, and beyond.


What Makes Bauer So Unique?

Students, faculty and staff share what makes the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston so unique. From diversity to innovative courses, Bauer College is shaping Houston's business leaders.

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