University of Florida MBA ranked No. 27 in Part-Time MBA and No. 36 in Full-Time MBA by US News and World Report.

University of Florida MBA programs empower career success, deliver exceptional ROI, as seen in latest US News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For professionals seeking a graduate business degree that unlocks their potential and serves as a launchpad for career acceleration, the University of Florida’s MBA programs emerge as a premier choice, according to the latest rankings of best MBA programs from U.S. News & World Report. These rankings underscore students’ exceptional ability to grow professionally in a program with a remarkable return on investment.

According to U.S. News’ “2024 Best Graduate Schools” released Tuesday, the UF MBA Weekend Professional program was ranked No. 27 overall (No. 15 among U.S. publics), and the UF MBA Full-Time program is No. 36 overall (No. 14 among U.S. publics).

“The University of Florida’s MBA programs offer a profound learning experience that empowers students to maximize their growth potential,” said John Gresley, Associate Dean for Master’s Programs and Executive Director of UF MBA. “Our students gain invaluable networking opportunities, access to top-tier recruiters, and the skills necessary to excel in their careers, leading to exceptional career advancement and earning potential. We’re proud that UF MBA consistently delivers an exceptional return on investment, with our graduates securing highly coveted positions and achieving professional success.”

The UF Full-Time MBA program’s career outcomes exemplify its commitment to propelling students to new heights. An impressive 97% of the Class of 2023 secured employment within three months of graduation. With combined U.S. News data from recent graduates, students commanded an average $151,106 starting salary plus bonus.

With a low cost of attendance and numerous scholarship options, the UF Full-Time MBA offers a compelling return on investment, boasting the fourth best salary-to-debt ratio (4.9-to-1) in the nation for graduates earning $100,000 or more, according to U.S. News.

Multiple business specialties within the University of Florida’s MBA programs also garnered top-30 national rankings, showcasing the program’s comprehensive excellence:

  • Real Estate – No. 11 (No. 6 U.S. publics)
  • Information Systems – No. 12 (No. 7 U.S. publics)
  • Accounting – No. 19 (No. 6 U.S. publics)
  • Supply Chain – No. 21 (No. 11 U.S. publics)
  • Management – No. 25 (No. 8 U.S. publics)
  • Entrepreneurship – No. 26 (No. 8 U.S. publics)
  • Business Analytics – No. 30 (No. 10 U.S. publics)

The strong quality of students who graduate from the UF MBA program have the world’s top employers seeking to hire leading talent coming from the nation’s No. 1 public university. In 2023, the UF MBA Full-Time program’s top hiring employers included major consumer goods company Procter & Gamble, multinational, pharmaceutical and medical technologies firm Johnson & Johnson, and energy company NextEra Energy.

U.S. News and World Report decides its list of top graduate business schools in the nation through a combination of objective measures including career placement success, student excellence and expert qualitative assessments. To determine the “2024 Best Graduate Schools” list, all 506 master’s-level business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) were surveyed in fall 2023 and early 2024. Of those surveyed, U.S. News ultimately ranked 124 business schools with full-time, part-time or hybrid programs.

Discover how the University of Florida’s Full-Time and Weekend Professional MBA programs can catalyze your professional journey by requesting information today.