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Student experience in UF MBA Online program among world’s best according to Financial Times

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  UF MBA continues to be a top-ranked program in the world according to the Financial Times’ “Top Online MBA Programs” ranking released on Monday.

“This ranking from the Financial Times sums the points of pride within our program,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “The UF MBA Online program is a rich educational experience offered at the students’ own convenience, where they can easily engage and connect with faculty and their peers, all at a cost-effective price.

“Given the increase in student debt, we know that affordability is incredibly important when pursuing additional education. The accessible price of our program, coupled with the salary increase our alumni report, make UF MBA Online a smart choice.”

The UF MBA Online program was ranked No. 1 in the world for online interaction and No. 2 in the world for program delivery. The Financial Times determines online interaction based on alumni ratings of interaction between students, teamwork and availability of faculty. Similarly, program delivery rankings are based on alumni ratings of online delivery of live teaching sessions, other teaching materials and online exams.

Alumni also reported an average salary of about $124,000, a 36 percent increase from what they were earning before completing their MBA, making UF MBA the #4 program globally in the salary increase category.

Overall, UF MBA was named the No. 4 program in the United States and the No. 6 program in the world.

UF MBA ranked highly in many other categories on the Financial Times’ “Top Online MBA Programs” ranking:

  • 79 percent of alumni reported they achieved their goals for doing an online MBA program, putting UF MBA in a three-way tie for No. 2 in aims achieved
    • UF MBA closely follows the programs tied for No. 1, of which 81 percent of their alumni reported their aims were achieved
  • No. 3 among programs ranked in the research category
    • Based on the number of articles by full-time faculty in 50 internationally recognized academic and practitioner journals
  • No. 4 among programs ranked for percentage of female students in the program
  • No. 8 in value for money
    • Calculated according to alumni salaries, scholarships, fees and other costs
  • No. 9 in career services
    • Effectiveness of the school careers service in terms of career counseling, personal development, networking events and recruitment as rated by alumni

UF MBA offers multiple online programs – an innovative 24-month fully online program option for any undergraduate major with multiple opportunities for campus visits and a 16-month accelerated option for those who have had an undergraduate degree in business and are graduates within the last seven years. The latter option also provides students with a flexible format that requires minimal visits to campus, allowing limited disruption to their careers while building an in-person network.

UF MBA also has a strong rankings record among other publications, most recently named the No. 4 program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

Request information about UF MBA Online to learn more about the program and its options today.