Fisher School of Accounting

Fisher School Graduate studies maintains top 10 status

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Graduate accounting studies from the Fisher School of Accounting 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.

Graduate accounting from the Fisher School is ranked No. 8 among U.S. public schools and No. 23 overall. It outranked graduate accounting 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 graduate studies, faculty and students continues to make the Fisher School of Accounting one of the best in the nation,” said Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting.

The School’s graduate accounting studies is Florida’s only representative on 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 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).