Fisher School undergraduate program ranked fifth among U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The undergraduate program at the Fisher School of Accounting was ranked fifth among all U.S. public accounting programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2013” issue.

Overall, Fisher’s undergraduate program placed 10th among all U.S. private and public accounting programs.

“We are very proud of the quality of our students, faculty and staff,” said J. Roy Duggan Professor Dr. Gary McGill, who is the Director of the Fisher School. “We strive to continuously improve our programs to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.”

By strengthening its program offerings, attaining and retaining talented faculty and admitting high-quality students, the Fisher School has made significant strides in this specialty ranking. Since the 2010 edition, the Fisher School has improved eight spots in the overall rankings and seven positions among U.S. publics.

In addition to offering a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Minor in Accounting to undergraduate students, the Fisher School offers its renowned 3/2 Program allowing students to earn bachelor’s and master’s degree concurrently in five years. Completion of the 3/2 Program fulfills the State of Florida’s requirements to take the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination.