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Warrington on U.S. News’ top 50 business programs list

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business is ranked among the nation’s Top 30 Business Programs in the 2007 U.S.News & World Report survey of America’s Best Colleges. UF’s business programs made a strong showing in specialty categories as well. The rankings, which were released on August 18, are based solely on U.S. News surveys sent to deans and senior faculty at undergraduate business programs accredited by AACSB International. Schools offering any courses in a specialty area are eligible

Warrington on Businessweek top 50 undergraduate program list

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business earned a Top 50 spot in the inaugural Businessweek Top Undergraduate Programs rankings, released April 27, 2006. Here are some of the highlights: UF’s rankings: Overall among all schools: #47 Overall among publics: #20 Recruiter ranking: #18 SAT score ranking: #20 Student satisfaction ranking: #38 The rankings were based on five factors: student surveys (30%); recruiter surveys (20%); graduates’ median starting salaries (10%); number of graduates admitted to 35 top MBA programs

UF MBA makes U.S. News & World Report’s top 50 MBA programs list

The University of Florida was named #41 among the world’s best MBA programs in the April 3 issue of U.S.News & World Report magazine. Among public schools, Florida is ranked #20 overall. The Florida MBA is one of only a few select programs that were ranked among the Top 25 in three or more of the core specialty categories (accounting, finance and marketing), based on the peer assessment of our world‐class faculty: Specialty Rankings Overall: #14 in Marketing #14 in

UF’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the top in rankings

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was ranked in the “First Tier” of regional entrepreneurship programs for 2005 by the research firm EntrePoint in its Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program Rankings. This is the first time that Warrington’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has been named one of the 13 centers in the “Top Tier.” The Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program Rankings were compiled through a combination of survey information collected from faculty, students, center directors, deans and program heads, as

Warrington on Financial Times top MBA programs list

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida MBA Program placed very well in its first appearance in the prestigious Financial Times MBA rankings, including garnering a Top 10 position in the “Value” category. And, as in the FT EMBA Rankings, UF made a strong showing in significant categories: UF is one of only four public schools that appears in the Top 10 for both faculty research and its PHD program. Florida is also the only program in the state that appears in

Weitz named outstanding retailing educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Barton Weitz, JCPenney Eminent Scholar of Retail Management in the Warrington College of Business, has been named the recipient of the third Annual Outstanding Retailing Educator Award. The award is sponsored jointly by the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M, JCPenney, and the National Retailing Federation. The award, which is national in scope and cuts across disciplines and colleges, honors an outstanding teacher of retailing whose efforts promote retailing as a career and whose teaching inspires

Warrington makes final round of Wake Forest Marketing Summit

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business has been selected to compete in the finals of the sixteenth annual Wake Forest Marketing Summit. Florida is one of just three schools moving on to the final round in February. Four UF undergraduates will compete against teams from Boston College and Emory University for the top prize in this national competition. As part of the final, each of the teams will make a formal presentation to a group of senior executives

UF MBA fares well in Financial Times Executive MBA rankings

The Florida MBA Program placed very well in the prestigious Financial Times Executive MBA Program rankings that were released on October 24, including garnering a Top Ten position in the “Salary Increase” category. In this, just the second year our program has appeared in the FT survey, UF made a strong move up in significant categories, such as faculty research. And, as in 2004, the University of Florida MBA is the only program in the state to appear in the

Highlights of the “Which MBA?” (The Economist) 2005 MBA Rankings

The Economist (UK) is the premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and industry, business and country surveys. The Economist Intelligence Unit provides continuously updated, comprehensive analysis for senior global executives, including ʺWhich MBA?ʺ, an extensive directory of the best MBA courses worldwide. The University of Florida MBA program was named #80 in the world

UF MBA makes The Wall Street Journal 2005 MBA Recruiters’ Top MBA Picks List

The Florida MBA was named in 2005 The Wall Street Journal Recruiters’ Top Business Schools survey. The rankings, which grouped schools into three categories (National, Regional and International) according to the recruiters they share, placed UF at #27 among Regional schools, a mix of private and public universities from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The ranking is based on recruiters’ rating of each school on 20 different attributes, such as the recruiter’s perception of student leadership skills, interpersonal and