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Hough Graduate School of Business – University of Florida - Full-Time MBA

University of Florida Hough Full-Time MBA Program Structure

The University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business at the Warrington College of Business offers three variations of its AACSB-accredited full-time MBA program: a Two-Year, traditional style full-time MBA; a One-Year MBA for all majors; and a 10-month MBA built for business majors.

The Two-Year path features 12 core courses and three electives in the first year, split between four separate modules. These modules usually feature three or four distinct courses. Students typically begin elective courses after the second module. In the second year, elective courses expand from three to six in total. In addition, there are two optional global experience offerings, which take place during the fall and spring breaks.

The One-Year All Majors accelerated path for students regardless of undergraduate major begins in the summer with the Summer A block of courses. The following year, the program culminates with the Summer B block of courses. In total, these summer blocks feature 10 of the 16 required core courses. The final required courses, plus the nine required elective courses, take place during the fall and spring. Like the Two-Year path, students can complete optional global immersion experiences during the fall and spring breaks. In total, students need 48 credits to complete the One-Year UF MBA.

The One-Year Business Majors program operates on a similar schedule to the full-time One-Year All Majors path, albeit with less core courses. This means that the initial summer semester only features a One Week Foundations Review.

Curriculum

The University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business full-time MBA program offers over 100 elective course options, crafted around six distinct concentrations: finance; human capital; marketing; real estate; strategy; and supply chain management.

In addition to the traditional curriculum elements, the UF MBA program features intensive leadership coursework, which covers topics such as emotional intelligence, ethical leadership, social responsibility, and more. With the expansive array of opportunities at the University of Florida, MBAs also have a litany of experiential options at their disposal, which can include management simulations and seminars, international immersion experiences, career coaching, workshops, and much more.

Full-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 25
• Bloomberg: 55 (U.S.); 67 (Global)
• Financial Times: 39
• The Economist: 21

Class Profile

There are currently 95 students enrolled in the UF full-time MBA program at the Hough Graduate School of Business, with over 76 percent male students and less than 24 percent female students. About 26 percent of the current class are of U.S. minority distinction, and about 12 percent are international students.

The average age of the class is 26-years old, the average GMAT score is 685, the undergraduate GPA mean is 3.55, and the average amount of prior work experience is 3.4 years.

Career Statistics

About 95.7 percent of UF full-time MBA graduates earned employment offers within three months of graduating. The average base salary of recent grades is around $104,500 per year, with an average signing bonus of $19,700.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Total tuition and fees for the University of Florida Hough full-time MBA is currently $26,473 for Florida residents and $61,260 for non-Florida residents. The One-Year All Majors MBA and the One-Year Business Majors program cost $17,982 for in-state residents and $41,173 for out-of-state residents. These figures do not include the cost of living on campus, materials, travel expenses, and other miscellaneous expenses.

Scholarships covering the entire cost of the tuition and fees are offered to qualified enrolled students that have demonstrated excellent previous work experience, academic performance, leadership experience, and other notable accomplishments. Students admitted into the program are automatically considered for the scholarship.

Most students in the program enroll with federal financial aid. However, private loan options are available and may be a requirement for international applicants. Head over the Office for Student Financial Affairs page to learn more.

Admissions

To apply to the University of Florida Hough full-time MBA program, an online registration form must be completed prior to the official application. After that is completed and accepted, the school asks for a UF MBA Supplemental Application, which features select essay questions that should only be one page long.

Applicants must have an accredited bachelor’s degree from a U.S. school, or equivalent, in addition to two years of previous work experience.

In addition, the following must be submitted:

• Official transcripts
• A résumé
• Two letters of recommendation
• GMAT/GRE scores

International applicants must submit immigration documentations and a Certificate of Financial Responsibility. In addition, those who earned an undergraduate degree from a non-native English speaking country or academic institution may have to take an English proficiency test. These can include the TOEFL, IELTS, or the MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery).

Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Three – May 15, 2019

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