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UF MBA named best online program for veterans by US News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA continues to be one of the best options for veterans looking to further their education with a graduate business degree. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the UF MBA Online program No. 2 in the United States on its “2021 Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans.”

“Our servicemen and servicewomen have proudly dedicated their lives to making sure ours are safer,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “At UF MBA, we are honored serve them with one of the best online MBA opportunities as they continue on their leadership journey.”

In addition to being ranked one of the best online programs for veterans, UF MBA offers a host of other benefits for current or former military members. In addition to the ability to apply the Post-9/11 GI Bill® to any of our programs and UF MBA’s commitment to accommodating our servicemen and servicewomen with their military obligations through locked fees and enrollment positions, frequent program start options, set program lengths and flexible schedules, UF also has a dedicated Office of Veterans Services to serve as a resource for veterans.  

“The UF MBA staff does a top-notch job in taking care of every detail that many professional students may not have the bandwidth to focus on with professional requirements to juggle,” U.S. Army veteran Daniel Faulkner (MBA ’19) said. “I have also benefitted from the network of other veterans and current service members in my cohort. With our mutual backgrounds, we typically connect and understand the challenges one another may face in the private sector.”

In addition to its No. 2 online MBA ranking for veterans from U.S. News & World Report, UF MBA was also named among the top military friendly schools by Military Friendly

To create its annual “Best Online MBA Programs” rankings, U.S. News sent surveys to the 324 schools that offer online MBAs. The rankings were based on five weighted categories: Engagement (30%) Expert Opinion (25%), Student Excellence (15%), Faculty Credentials and Training (15%), and Student Services and Technology (15%).

Overall, UF MBA was ranked the No. 5 program in the U.S. and the No. 3 program among publics by U.S. News & World Report. In addition to its overall ranking from U.S. News & World Report, UF MBA ranked among the top 5 publics in three of the four specialty subject rankings. In each of these rankings, UF MBA was the top program in the state of Florida.

  • General Management – No. 5 publics; No. 6 overall
  • Marketing – No. 5 publics; No. 6 overall
  • Finance – No. 5 publics; No. 7 overall

In addition to UF MBA’s rankings, UF Online ranked No. 3 overall for bachelor’s degree programs and No. 2 overall for bachelor’s degree programs for veterans. As highlighted by these rankings, the University of Florida provides affordable access to an education with several top-10 online programs. It is the highest-ranked university in Florida and is increasingly preeminent nationally.