UF MBA moves up on U.S. News & World Report’s top 50 list

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida was named #37 among the nation’s best MBA programs in the March 30 issue of U.S.News & World Report magazine, moving up four spots from 2006, and continuing a three-year upward trend in the rankings. Florida is one of only 10 schools that made a jump of four spots or more in this year’s survey of America’s Best Graduate Schools. Among U.S. public schools, UF is ranked #18 overall, and we are the only ranked school in Florida. And, not only is the Florida MBA one of the highest quality programs in the U.S., it’s also one of the country’s best values, ranking in the Top 10 for Return on Investment (#9 for ROI).

Incoming Florida MBA students are also among the nation’s best and brightest, with rankings of #21 and #27 in the GMAT score and GPA categories, respectively. A reflection of the excellence of the program and value of the degree they receive, they post impressive numbers on the way out as well, placing Florida in the Top 20 for Students Employed at graduation (#16 overall).

The Florida MBA is also ranked in three specialty categories, based on the strength of our faculty’s peer assessment. Here are the highlights:

Specialty Rankings Overall:

#16 in Marketing

#18 in Accounting (tie)

#20 in Finance

Among Publics:

#7 in Marketing

#8 in Accounting

#7 in Finance