No. 21 Part-Time MBA, No. 40 Full-Time MBA, US News & World Report UF MBA

University of Florida MBA programs among top offered in the nation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – MBA programs offer excellent opportunities for students to build their business skills, professional networks and opportunities for career advancement. According to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report, a part-time and full-time MBA from the University of Florida are among the best options to do so for today’s driven professionals.

According to U.S. News’ “2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools” released Tuesday, the UF MBA Weekend Professional program was ranked No. 21 overall (No. 12 among U.S. publics), and the UF MBA Full-Time program is No. 40 overall (No. 17 among U.S. publics), placing it in the top 11% of programs in the nation.

“Earning an MBA has long been among the best opportunities for professional advancement, and we’re proud that the University of Florida’s programs are considered to be among the top options,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “We focus on providing our students with the skills and resources they need to thrive in the business world, and that focus consistently gives our students some of the best outcomes.”

The University of Florida’s Full-Time MBA program stands out among the best programs for return on investment. The program placed an average of nine out of 10 students in roles at some of the world’s top companies, and the students earned an all-time high starting salary and bonus, averaging $135,232. On a recent ranking of the ROI of the top 30 MBA programs by the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, the University of Florida’s MBA was No. 1, with a salary-to-tuition ratio of 1.92.

Multiple graduate business specialties within the University of Florida’s MBA programs were also ranked, all of which were among the top 30 programs in the United States:

  • Accounting – No. 13 (No. 6 U.S. publics)
  • Real Estate – No. 16 (No. 8 U.S. publics)
  • Information Systems – No. 17 (No. 13 U.S. publics)
  • Marketing – No. 20 (No. 6 U.S. publics)
  • Management – No. 27 (No. 11 U.S. publics)
  • Finance – No. 29 (No. 7 U.S. publics)

U.S. News and World Report decides its list of top graduate schools in the nation through a combination of objective measures including a placement success, quality assessment and student selectivity. To determine the “2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools” list, all 496 master’s-level business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) were surveyed in fall 2022 and early 2023.

In addition to the University of Florida’s top rankings for its part-time and full-time programs, U.S. News & World Report ranked the UF MBA Online program among the top 5 national online programs for the tenth consecutive year. On its “2023 Best Online MBA Programs” list, U.S. News ranked UF MBA No. 4 in the nation as well as the No. 1 online program for veterans.

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