2013 Best Colleges Preview: Top 10 Business Programs

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Applying to college is a journey that involves finding the right school, submitting applications, and then, if you're lucky, choosing among the acceptance letters and financial aid awards to find that place you'll call home for the next few years.

To steer you in the right direction, U.S. News surveys colleges and universities each year and ranks nearly 1,400 of them in different categories according to our methodology.

Here, we offer a sneak peek of the 2013 Best Colleges rankings.

These schools--listed alphabetically--offer the top 10 Best Undergraduate Business Programs:

Business school (state)
Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper) (PA)
Cornell University (Dyson) (NY)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
New York University (Stern)
University of California--Berkeley (Haas)
University of Michigan--Ann Arbor (Ross)
University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler)
University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
University of Texas--Austin (McCombs)
University of Virginia (McIntire)

The actual undergraduate business rankings of these and other schools will be available Sept. 12, 2012, on usnews.com.

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