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The Fisher School tied with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northwestern University at No. 18.

Fisher School Graduate Program Climbs in Rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s graduate accounting program moved up in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2018” rankings released this month.

The graduate accounting program is now tied for No. 18 overall, up two spots from last year, and No. 8 among publics. It is tied at No. 18 with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northwestern University.

“We are always pleased that others recognize the quality of our students, faculty, and programs,” said Dr. Gary McGill, Director of the Fisher School.

The School’s in-state and out-of-state tuition costs are the second lowest among the top 25 programs. The graduate program’s students have an average GMAT score of 685 and 85 percent of the graduates have full-time employment at graduation, the fourth highest placement rate among the top 25 programs.

U.S. News & World Report surveyed deans and MBA directors of 471 MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).