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The Hough Graduate School of Business at University of Florida

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 15
Application deadline (international students) December 3
Application fee $30

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 24.0% - Low
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.51 - High
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 3.11-3.91
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 21
Average GMAT score 678 - High
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 640-720
Students with prior work experience 21
Average work experience (months) 60

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 79.6%
Average age of new entrants 32
Average undergraduate GPA 3.19
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.6-3.73
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 140
Average GMAT score 592
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 528-662
Students with prior work experience 158
Average work experience (months) 107

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Applicants must have an four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a four-year international equivalent, and are required to have at least two years of full-time post-baccalaureate work experience before enrolling.Official scores within the last five years from the GMAT are required.GRE is not accepted. Managerial promise and intellectual ability are considered.
Executive program
Executive MBA candidates must have at least eight years of experience, including significant people or project management experience. A bachelor's degree in any area is acceptable. Official scores within the last five years from the GMAT are required in most cases. Strong interpersonal skills, communication ability, motivation, career focus and leadership potential are also important qualities.
Part-time program
Applicants must have an acceptable four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a four-year international equivalent, and are required to have at least two years of full-time post-baccalaureate work experience prior to enrollment. Official scores within the last five years from the GMAT is required. Also considered are managerial promise and intellectual ability.
Part-time distance learning program
Applicants must have an acceptable four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a four-year international equivalent, and are required to have at least two years of full-time post-baccalaureate work experience prior to enrollment. Official scores within the last five years from the GMAT is required. Also considered are managerial promise and intellectual ability.

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Michelle Lovell Helmer
Full-time program phone (352) 392-7992
Full-time program E-mail floridamba@warrington.ufl.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​floridamba.​ufl.​edu/​futurestudents/​traditional.​asp
Executive program phone (352) 392-7992
Executive program E-mail floridamba@warrington.ufl.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​floridamba.​ufl.​edu/​futurestudents/​executive.​asp
Part-time program phone (352) 392-7992
Part-time program E-mail floridamba@warrington.ufl.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​floridamba.​ufl.​edu/​futurestudents/​professional.​asp
Part-time distance learning program phone (352) 392-7992
Part-time distance learning program E-mail floridamba@warrington.ufl.edu
Part-time distance learning program website http:/​/​www.​floridamba.​ufl.​edu/​futurestudents/​internet.​asp
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(14) Departments/concentrations
consulting management information systems
entrepreneurship portfolio management
finance real estate
general management sports business
human resources management supply chain management/logistics
international business technology
marketing other
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, real estate
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time accelerated, part-time evenings and weekends, part-time off campus, part-time distance learning, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available biotechnology, computer science/information systems, healthcare (medicine), law, pharmacology, M.B.A./Pharm.D., M.B.A./M.S.

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Seven certificates and fourteen concentrations are offered. Certificatea are specialized allowing students focus the majority of their electives in one area.Students also participate in our Edge course.This course gives students the EDGE by providing not just an evaluation of their professional abilities, but also instruction from faculty,alumni and business leaders to capitalize on their skills.
Executive program
The curriculum exposes students to the primary functional areas in business and allows for further breadth through specified advanced-level courses. The curriculum has been carefully designed to maximize the MBA educational experience while minimizing the amount of time executives must be away from work. A week long International study tour is a program requirement.
Part-time program
The program is designed for professionals who work full-time. Students take courses that expose them to the primary functional areas in business as well as advanced-level courses that provide breadth and depth of knowledge for general management. A one week-long elective, or Global Immersion Experience is required. Students attend a weekend of classes once a month on the Gainesville campus.
Part-time distance learning program
The curriculum has been carefully designed to allow students to work almost exclusively from their home or office. Students are required to meet in Gainesville once every term for one weekend. Course work is offered electronically through Internet communications such as e-mail and synchronous group discussion software. Students are provided a laptop and iPad as part of their program costs.
 

Business School Ranking

#44 Best Business Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#24 in Accounting
#16 in Marketing
#17 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 55
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.2
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Acceptance rate 24.0% - Low
Average starting salary and bonus $78,522 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.51 - High
Average GMAT score 678 - High
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 50.0% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 80.8% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 112
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 670

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 112
Minority students 15.2%
International students 23.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 558
Minority students 22.9%
International students 9.9%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Connie Reed
Financial aid phone (352) 392-1275

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $11,954 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $29,347 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $22,297 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $22,297 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,000 per program
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $15,670
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $28,156

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 41
Teaching assistantships 0
Research assistantships 20
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

University of Florida has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 102
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 78
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 50.0% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 80.8% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 51
Low base salary $42,500
Average base salary $73,975
High base salary $125,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $42,500
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $75,266
High base salary: U.S citizen $125,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $55,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $69,333
High base salary: Foreign nationals $83,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 29
Low signing bonus $1,000
Average signing bonus $7,997
High signing bonus $30,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $1,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $8,064
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $30,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $4,200
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $7,100
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 10
Low other compensation $3,000
Average other compensation $9,500
High other compensation $25,250

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $3,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $9,500
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $25,250

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $0
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $0
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $0

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 8
Marketing/sales low salary $55,000
Marketing/sales average salary $76,875
Marketing/sales high salary $100,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 4
Operations/production low salary $55,000
Operations/production average salary $69,750
Operations/production high salary $86,000
Number reporting general management jobs 3
General management low salary $50,000
General management average salary $57,333
General management high salary $70,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 21
Finance/accounting low salary $42,500
Finance/accounting average salary $70,779
Finance/accounting high salary $88,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 3
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $67,300
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $78,767
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $99,000
Number reporting consulting jobs 6
Consulting low salary $51,000
Consulting average salary $78,833
Consulting high salary $125,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 1
Human resources low salary $0
Human resources average salary $0
Human resources high salary $0
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 6
Other occupations low salary $60,000
Other occupations average salary $75,000
Other occupations high salary $100,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 0
Government low salary $0
Government average salary $0
Government high salary $0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 1
Manufacturing low salary $0
Manufacturing average salary $0
Manufacturing high salary $0
Number reporting non-profit jobs 0
Non-profit low salary $0
Non-profit average salary $0
Non-profit high salary $0

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 3
Northeast low salary $80,000
Northeast average salary $96,667
Northeast high salary $125,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 5
Middle Atlantic low salary $55,000
Middle Atlantic average salary $72,440
Middle Atlantic high salary $85,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 35
South low salary $49,900
South average salary $68,885
South high salary $100,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 5
Midwest low salary $42,500
Midwest average salary $72,300
Midwest high salary $86,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 4
Southwest low salary $89,000
Southwest average salary $102,000
Southwest high salary $120,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 1
West low salary $0
West average salary $0
West high salary $0
Number reporting jobs located internationally 0
International low salary $0
International average salary $0
International high salary $0
 


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