Full-Time MBA #5 among U.S. publics Financial Times

Financial Times names UF MBA the No. 5 program among US publics

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA has once again claimed a top position among MBA programs on the Financial Times’ Global MBA ranking, coming in at No. 5 among U.S. public schools. In addition to its exceptional ranking, UF MBA was named the No. 1 program in the world for Value for Money, based on alumni salary, course length, tuition, other costs and lost income during the MBA, for the third year in a row.

Of the 100 MBA programs ranked, UF MBA was named the No. 34 program in the world and the No. 19 program in the U.S.

“We’re exceptionally proud of our continued ascent on the Financial Times’ Global MBA ranking,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “It’s fantastic to be recognized by this global publication, as well as by our alumni, among the best MBA programs in the world. This acknowledgement drives us to continue providing what makes a UF MBA so transformational – academic rigor with quality professional development and career services at an economical cost.”

UF MBA alumni indicated they achieved exceptional success after completing the Full-Time program. Of the UF MBA Full-Time alumni surveyed, 92 percent indicated their aims were achieved during their time in the program, meaning the extent to which alumni fulfilled their stated goals or reasons for pursuing an MBA. These goals included increased earnings, change of career, networking, career progress and business management education, among others. Notably, almost 100 percent of UF MBA alumni indicated they increased their earnings and made progress in their career and approximately 80 percent said they were able to network and change their career.

With the majority of UF MBA alumni indicating their aims were achieved, it’s no surprise that their rating also designated UF MBA the No. 2 program for career services, based on its effectiveness in career counseling, personal development, networking events, internship search and recruitment.

UF MBA also led in several other ranked categories on the Financial Times’ list, many of which highlight the transformational experience of the Full-Time program.

  • No. 1 program among U.S publics in Percent Salary Change
  • No. 2 program in the U.S. in Percent Salary Change
  • No. 1 program among U.S. publics in Career Progress

While the UF MBA program was unranked from 2011 to 2017, it has continued to climb higher and higher among the Financial Times’ list of the best MBA programs in the world. Since it was ranked in 2018, UF MBA has risen 24 spots among global MBA programs, 11 spots among U.S. programs and 8 spots among U.S. public schools.

The Financial Times’ ranking is calculated based on 21 different criteria, including career progress, career services and alumni recommendation, as well as value for money, salary increase and aims achieved.

In addition to the Financial Times, UF MBA has seen significant gains across rankings of its Full-Time program, including its highest ranking from U.S. News & World Report and a 23-place leap on Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Business Schools list.

In addition to its strong rankings, the UF MBA program is also offering 100% tuition scholarships to enable its Full-Time students to pursue an MBA without breaking the bank. Scholarships are awarded to cover tuition and fees for in-state and out-of-state qualified students admitted to the full-time program.

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