Rutgers Among Top Universities Offering Health Administration Bachelor’s Degree

August 3, 2023

In late July, Becker’s Healthcare and Hospital Review compiled a list of the top-ranked U.S. universities offering a bachelor’s degree in health administration. With healthcare leaders exiting the industry at record rates, Becker’s notes that a degree in health administration from a top university can aid in one’s advancement in hospital operation leadership.

Becker’s is one of the leading sources for healthcare decision-makers in the industry. Through their platforms, they equip healthcare leaders with information and forums needed for continuing education, exchanging ideas, and furthering conversations about the most critical issues in American healthcare.

The list is based on data compiled by U.S. News & World Report. Universities are ranked according to several factors, including graduation and first-year retention rates, faculty resources, student excellence, and expert opinion. The following U.S. universities — listed in order of their overall university ranking — offer undergraduate health administration majors:

  1. Washington University in St. Louis (#15 in National Universities, tie)
  2. Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.)  (#22 in National Universities, tie)
  3. New York University (New York City)  (#25 in National Universities, tie)
  4. University of Virginia (Charlottesville)  (#25 in National Universities, tie)
  5. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#29 in National Universities, tie)
  6. The Ohio State University (Columbus) (#49 in National Universities, tie)
  7. Rutgers University-New Brunswick (Piscataway, N.J.)  (#55 in National Universities, tie)
  8. University of Miami (Coral Gables, Fla.)  (#55 in National Universities, tie)
  9. University of Washington (Seattle)  (#55 in National Universities, tie)
  10. George Washington University (Washington, D.C.)  (#62 in National Universities, tie)
  11. University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minneapolis)  (#62 in National Universities, tie)
  12. University of Connecticut (Storrs)  (#67 in National Universities, tie)
  13. Pennsylvania State University (University Park)  (#77 in National Universities, tie)
  14. Howard University (Washington, D.C.)  (#89 in National Universities, tie)
  15. University of Delaware (Newark)  (#89 in National Universities, tie)
  16. Auburn (Ala.) University  (#97 in National Universities, tie)
  17. University of Illinois-Chicago  (#97 in National Universities, tie)
  18. University of South Florida (Tampa)  (#97 in National Universities, tie)
  19. Drexel University (Philadelphia)  (#105 in National Universities, tie)
  20. Saint Louis University  (#105 in National Universities, tie)

For more information about the health administration major at Rutgers Bloustein School, visit

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