Highlights of the “Which MBA?” (The Economist) 2005 MBA Rankings

The Economist (UK) is the premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and industry, business and country surveys. The Economist Intelligence Unit provides continuously updated, comprehensive analysis for senior global executives, including ʺWhich MBA?ʺ, an extensive directory of the best MBA courses worldwide.

The University of Florida MBA program was named #80 in the world in the 17th edition of the Economistʹs ʺWhich MBA?ʺ Florida MBA was ranked #30 within the United States, and #17 among publics.

Additionally, Florida MBA was recognized as:
• # 5 in Faculty Quality
• # 5 in Internationalism of Alumni
• #25 in Education Experience
• #25 in Potential to Network

MBA rankings are based on data from the past ten years. The views of students and alumni represented 20% of the score allocated to a school. The remainder was based on data supplied in the school questionnaire. A total of 18,266 students and graduates participated. Rankings were established by taking a weighted average of 2005 (50%), 2004 (30%) and 2003 (20%) data to provide a rounded picture of the school.