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Five reasons to attend the 2020 UF MBA Fall Virtual Open House

If you’ve been thinking about pursuing an MBA, you know there’s a lot for you to consider and even more questions you want answered before you decide which program is right for you. UF MBA’s Fall Virtual Open House on Saturday, October 24 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. is the perfect event for you to get your questions answered, learn about UF MBA’s resources and how pursuing an MBA at the University of Florida can transform your career. Check

An impactful healthcare career

When Graham Cherrington graduated with his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in 1984, he faced a tough choice – try to enter a down job market or pursue his MBA. Earning an MBA was always part of his plan, but he initially saw that happening through a weekend program later in his career. Instead, a strong GMAT score and a worsening job market pushed him to pursue his MBA. Once the decision was made, there wasn’t much doubt

MBAs share their missed opportunities and what you should be sure to take advantage of as a student

Many doors of opportunity open up when you make the decision to pursue an MBA. With so many opportunities available, like classes, professional development programs, and recruiting and networking events, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the choices. To streamline the opportunities available to you at UF MBA, we asked four alumni to share what they wish they would have taken advantage of during their time in the program as well as their recommendations for what you should be sure

2019-2020 UF MBA Rankings Roundup

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, the UF MBA program received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. The exceptional rankings affirm UF MBA’s quality students, alumni success, strong return on investment, faculty excellence, and first-class student and career services. UF MBA is a top-tier program, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent rankings below. U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Full-Time MBA

Your 2020 guide to understanding and comparing MBA rankings

If you’re currently slogging through the maze of comparing different MBA programs, you’ve likely seen information from each of your prospective schools about how they rank from some of the top publications like U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. But with so many rankings out there, it can be difficult to determine how programs stack up against one another. To help make your decision a little easier, we’ve broken down the methodologies for some of the

So You Think You Know What an MBA Candidate Looks Like? Think again.

We hear it all day long: “I was a history major.” “I am a high school science teacher.” “I have never taken a business course before”. “I’m 35, married with children, and just earned my bachelor’s degree last year”. Do I have a shot at getting admitted to your program? Yes! When evaluating MBA candidates, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. While a few boxes must be checked (bachelor’s degree, some professional experience, and overall undergraduate performance), the metrics vary widely.

Diversity and Florida’s executive MBA students

Florida Trend highlights members of Executive MBA classes from across Florida universities, including Warrington’s own Christopher Orange (MBA ’21). Learn more about Christopher’s work in healthcare, why he chose UF MBA and how the program is benefitting him in his career right now in this story from Florida Trend. 

Alumnus’ trek across Ecuador volcano range raises $160K for mental health charities

In early March, Nick Schumann (BA ’06, MBA’ 12) joined 80 of his colleagues from HSBC for a charity event in Ecuador that would have been impossible had it happened any later in 2020. As COVID-19 spread across the world and governments responded by implementing travel restrictions, Schumann feels fortunate to have been able to go on the trip and make it back to the United States in time.   “Given COVID, we were incredibly lucky with the trip’s timing,”

UF MBA among the top-ranked programs that train well-paid consultants

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA was named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top 45 MBA programs with graduates who earn the most in the consulting industry. With an average consulting salary of $113,750 in 2019, UF MBA is the No. 15 program among U.S. public schools and No. 41 program overall on the list. The U.S. News & World Report No. 10 public program also reported a $105,168 average salary among all sectors in 2019. In

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent rankings below.