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Favorable ROI has UF MBA on Forbes’s list of best business schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business was named one of the nation’s top 50 MBA programs in Forbes’s 2015 “The Best Business Schools” released Wednesday.

UF MBA ranked 50th overall and 26th among U.S. public programs. It was also the No. 1-ranked MBA program in the state of Florida.

“These rankings reflect Return on Investment (ROI), which is a hallmark of UF MBA,” said Dr. Alex Sevilla, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA Programs. “We’re committed to providing our students a transformative MBA experience without burdening them financially.”

UF MBA was recognized for its salary increase and affordability.

• The salaries for UF MBA graduates (Class of 2010) increased by an average of $72,000 over a five-year span.
• UF MBA’s tuition ($61,000) was the eighth-lowest among the 65 schools that appeared in the ranking.
• UF MBA students (Class of 2010) needed only 4.2 years to pay back their degrees.

UF MBA has been recognized for its program excellence from other business publications as well. UF MBA’s Full-Time Program was ranked 16th among U.S. public programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2016” edition. UF MBA’s Executive Program was No. 8 among U.S. publics—excluding joint programs—in The Economist’s “Which MBA?” Executive MBA Rankings 2015, and its Online Program ranked No. 3 in the world according to the Financial Times in 2015.

Offering a progressive curriculum and delivering cutting-edge concepts in areas of greatest demand from employers, UF MBA provides an unmatched educational experience. UF MBA offers three Full-Time options, and six options within its MBA for Professionals Programs (Executive, Online and Professional).