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Fisher School makes great gains in new PAR ranking

Gainesville, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting has one the most admired undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in the U.S., according to the 28th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors published by Public Accounting Report (PAR). The Fisher School earned the distinction of the largest upward move on the undergraduate rankings, jumping from #21 last year to #10 in this year’s rankings. Florida also made the biggest move (compared to last year) in the graduate rankings, from # 21 to

U.S. News ranks Warrington #15 among public business programs

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration is ranked among the nation’s Top 25 undergraduate business programs in the 2010 U.S.News & World Report survey of “America’s Best Colleges.” Warrington moved up two spots from last year, and is ranked #15 overall among undergraduate public business programs. UF’s business faculty also scored high ratings in specialty categories, appearing on seven lists. The annual rankings, which were released on August 20, are based on U.S. News surveys sent to

UF MBA among top 20 publics in U.S. News graduate school rankings

Gainesville, Fla. –Florida earned a #16 ranking among all public b-schools on this year’s list of “America’s Best Graduate Programs.” The UF MBA Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business was named #37 overall among the country’s top 50 MBA programs in the April 24 issue of U.S.News & World Report magazine. The program also received votes in two specialty rankings, based on peer assessment of faculty: Specialty Rankings Overall: #17 in Accounting (tie) #16 in Marketing Among Publics:

BusinessWeek names Florida among top 20 public programs in U.S.

Gainesville, Fla. – Graduates of the Warrington College earned the #16 spot overall from recruiters surveyed for the 2009 BusinessWeek Top Undergraduate Programs rankings. Released March 1, 2009 the rankings placed Florida at #20 overall among the country’s public programs. UF also scored well for value, as #2 among all undergraduate programs in the nation. Warrington continues to improve in many areas, including Median Starting Salary (an upward trend over the last four years), MBA Feeder Rank, Recruiter Survey Rank,

Financial Times ranks UF MBA in America’s top 10 for career progress

Gainesville, Fla. – The UF MBA Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business placed well in the 2009 Financial Times Global MBA Program rankings, released January 26, including garnering the #6 spot in the US for “Career Progress” and #4 “Value.” UF’s first appearance in the FT rankings was in 2006, placing at #96 overall, for a jump of 33 spots in the last three years. UF’s overall ranking among the world’s Top 100 MBA programs is #63, and

UF Executive MBA makes the grade for Financial Times

Gainesville, Fla. – The UF EMBA Program was named one of the world’s Top 100 in the prestigious Financial Times Executive MBA Program rankings that were released in November, including a Top Ten position in the “Research” category (among U.S. public schools). The rank of a school is based on its performance in three areas: 1) Career progress of the alumni (both in terms of salary and rank); 2) School’s diversity and international experience it offers; 3) School’s intellectual output

UF Executive MBA No. 2 on The Wall Street Journal top returns list

Gainesville, Fla. – The Wall Street Journal ranked UF’s EMBA Program second in the nation in its survey Ranking the Returns On Executive M.B.A.s, released December 10, 2008. This ranking focuses specifically on Return on Investment, and UF fared exceptionally well, as a result of low tuition cost and strong five-year salary projection for program graduates. Based on calculations from salary data supplied by UF graduates, the UF EMBA Program posted a whopping 212% ROI for its graduates. Alex Sevilla,

U.S. News ranks Warrington among top 20 public business programs

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration is ranked among the nation’s Top 30 Business Programs in the 2009 U.S.News & World Report survey of “America’s Best Colleges.” Warrington is ranked #18 overall among public business programs. UF’s business faculty also scored high ratings in specialty categories, appearing on seven lists. The annual rankings, which were released on August 22, are based on U.S. News surveys sent to deans and senior faculty at undergraduate business programs accredited by

UF MBA among top 15 publics in US News top 50 rankings

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida continues its impressive reputation climb, earning at Top 15 position among all public b-schools on this year’s list of “America’s Best Graduate Programs.” The UF MBA Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business was named #34 among the nation’s best MBA programs in the March 28 issue of U.S.News & World Report magazine. This continues a remarkable four-year upward trend for the UF MBA Program. Among public programs, the UF MBA is

Florida tops distance-learning MBA ranking from The Economist

Gainesville, Fla. – The UF MBA Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business was ranked #1 in the world in the inaugural distance-learning rankings just released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). No other public school in the U.S., and only one private, is ranked among the Top Ten. EIU also publishes the annual Which MBA? guide to the world’s finest MBA programs. According to the survey, Florida’s students are especially impressed with the quality of the school’s distance