Fisher School

Fisher School Graduate program maintains top 10 status

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s graduate program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business remained in the top 10 among public schools as part of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2019” rankings released Tuesday.

The graduate accounting program is ranked No. 8 among U.S. public schools and No. 23 overall. It outranked graduate accounting programs at schools such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Duke University, the University of Virginia and Yale University.

“We’re proud that the quality of our program, faculty and students continues to make the Fisher School of Accounting one of the best graduate programs in the nation,” said Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting.

The School’s graduate accounting program is the only one in Florida to be named to U.S. News & World Report’s list. The graduate program’s students have an average GMAT score of 603, an average GPA of 3.25 and near 100 percent of Fisher’s graduate students have a professional position by the time they graduate.

Fisher’s undergraduate accounting program also ranks in 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 “2018 Best Colleges” edition.

U.S. News & World Report surveyed deans and MBA directors of 480 MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).