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Fisher School graduate studies among the top 10 for sixth year in a row

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Graduate accounting studies from the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business continued to hold its position as a preeminent option on U.S. News & World Report’s “2021 Best Graduate Schools” list released Tuesday. For the sixth consecutive year, it was named among the top 10 public graduate accounting specialties in the nation.

Graduate accounting from the Fisher School is ranked No. 9 among U.S. public schools and No. 20 overall. It outranked graduate accounting at schools such as the University of Virginia, Cornell University and the University of California – Los Angeles.

“Being recognized year-after-year among the top in the nation is a source of pride for all of us at the Fisher School,” said Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting. “We’re able to achieve continuous success because of the efforts of our talented students, world-class faculty and dedicated staff.”

Also for the sixth year, graduate accounting at the Fisher School is Florida’s only representative on U.S. News & World Report’s list. The Fisher School continues to admit and produce students at the top of their class. The graduate program’s students have an average GMAT score of 631, an average GPA of 3.43 and about 98 percent of Fisher’s graduate students have a job offer before they graduate.  

Fisher’s undergraduate accounting program ranks among the top 10. The Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranked No. 6 among U.S. public schools and No. 11 overall among U.S. programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2020 Best Colleges” edition.

U.S. News & World Report surveyed deans and MBA directors from 477 MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) to create this ranking.