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Your guide to understanding and comparing MBA rankings

If you’re currently slogging through the mire of comparing different MBA programs, you’ve likely seen information from each of your prospective schools about how they rank from some of the top publications like U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. But with so many rankings out there, it can be difficult to determine how programs stack up against one another. To help make your decision a little easier, we’ve broken down the methodologies for some of the

Rankings Roundup: Warrington’s performance across the 2017-2018 major rankings

Over the 2017-2018 academic year, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, Eduniversal and Ivy Exec. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check

The Economist: UF MBA ranks among nation’s top 10 public full-time programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business made the greatest improvement among U.S. programs in The Economist’s 2016 “Which MBA” full-time rankings, and is now ranked as the No. 10 program among U.S. publics. UF MBA climbed 18 places from last year’s rankings—only WHU’s Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany) had a greater improvement (21 places)—and is now ranked 40th in the world. UF MBA, which moved up 22 places in 2015, also ranks 27th

UF MBA makes significant climb in The Economist’s full-time rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ascended 22 positions in The Economist’s “Which MBA?” full-time rankings released Thursday. Thanks to its 22-place gain—the largest by any school in this ranking—UF MBA is ranked 58th in the world after finishing 80th in The Economist’s 2014 rankings. UF MBA is now ranked 36th among U.S. programs, and 16th among U.S. public programs. The Economist’s full-time rankings are based on surveys sent to eligible programs and more

UF MBA’s Executive Program ranked among nation’s best

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Executive Program at UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked 35th in the world in The Economist’s “Which MBA?” Executive MBA Rankings 2015. Excluding joint programs, UF MBA ranked 22nd among all U.S. schools, and eighth among U.S. public programs. While UF MBA’s Executive Program fared well in many categories, it was particularly impressive in Quality of Faculty, with an overall ranking of 19th. In that group’s subcategories, UF MBA ranked No. 1

The Economist ranks UF MBA among top 20 U.S. public full-time programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business was ranked 19th among U.S. public business programs in The Economist’s “Which MBA?” 2014 full-time MBA rankings. UF MBA, the only program from the state of Florida to appear in the top 100, ranked 45th among all U.S. full-time MBA programs and 80th among global programs. UF MBA was also recognized for its faculty quality, which ranked 14th in the world (seventh among U.S. programs and fourth among

Hough’s Executive MBA Program among top 15 in the world

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business’ Executive Program was ranked No. 14 in the world by The Economist’s 2013 “Which MBA?” Executive MBA rankings. In addition to its impressive global status, Hough’s Executive MBA Program ranked No. 4 in the U.S., and No. 2 among U.S. public business schools excluding consortium programs. “It’s incredibly rewarding to have The Economist recognize our Executive MBA Program in these prestigious rankings,” said Alex Sevilla, Assistant Dean and

Hough faculty ranked third among global universities by The Economist

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The faculty of the Hough Graduate School of Business at the Warrington College of Business Administration ranked third among all global universities in faculty quality according to The Economist’s Which MBA? 2011 ranking of full-time MBA programs. Only New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business (first) and York University’s (Toronto) Schulich School of Business (second) fared better leaving the Hough Graduate School’s UF MBA as the top-ranked U.S. public business program in faculty quality. UF

The Economist names UF’s online MBA one of world’s two best programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s online MBA program is one of only two programs in the world to recently earn the top rating of “excellent” by The Economist in its “Which MBA?” Distance-Learning Special 2010 publication. The “Which MBA?” publication states that the rating was derived by looking at three broad areas: the program content, quality of students and quality of the distance-learning elements. Some specific factors cited for UF’s positive ranking include program content, percentage of faculty

Florida tops distance-learning MBA ranking from The Economist

Gainesville, Fla. – The UF MBA Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business was ranked #1 in the world in the inaugural distance-learning rankings just released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). No other public school in the U.S., and only one private, is ranked among the Top Ten. EIU also publishes the annual Which MBA? guide to the world’s finest MBA programs. According to the survey, Florida’s students are especially impressed with the quality of the school’s distance