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Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    684
  • Program Cost
    $26,364
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    66%
  • Selectivity
    24%
  • Job Offers
    93%
  • Average Salary
    $87,445
  • Top Industry
    Other
Contact Information
310 Hough Hall
P.O. Box 117152
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7152, United States
Website
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Hough Graduate School of Business

About Hough Graduate School of Business

UF MBA provides students the tools, knowledge and network to take their careers to the next level. With 9 program options students can choose a program that is on campus, on weekends, or online. We offer a career-focused curriculum. Our faculty and program strengths are in finance, marketing, real estate, strategy/management, entrepreneurship, and supply chain. Students are provided experiential learning opportunities through case competitions, global immersion trips and interactions with business leaders. Upon graduation students become part of UF MBA’s 10,000+ global alumni network.

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The programs offers a great return on investment. It is relatively inexpensive for in-state students and allows you to increase your ability to get a higher paying job.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.29 GPA of All Applicants 3.45 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 54
  • Median 49
  • Middle 80% 24 to 88
Admissions Selectivity
24% Hough Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

684 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
80% 636
86% 684
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 221
24% 24.0
66% 66.0
Female
36% 36
International
46% 46
Re-Applicants
5% 5
83% 83
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Florida
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University
  • Fudan University - China
  • George Washington University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
$45,404 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • United States Navy
  • Deloitte
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
3% 3
8% 8
710 to 739
14% 14
21% 21
680 to 709
23% 23
32% 32
650 to 679
18% 18
30% 30
620 to 649
16% 16
8% 8
590 to 619
9% 9
2% 2
560 to 589
3% 3
0% 0
530 to 559
5% 5
0% 0
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
7% 7
0% 0
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 22%
Top Industry
  • Technology 16%
  • Petroleum/Energy 12%
  • Financial Services 12%
Exxon Mobil 5
Top Employer
  • Ryder System, Inc. 3
  • The Walt Disney Company 3
  • Wyndham Vacation Ownership 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
93% Hough Graduate School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
83% 83.3
61% 60.97325153374234
83% Receive Offers
80% 79.6
56% 55.69710982658959
80% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
9% 9.3
22% 21.9117610062893
9% Receive Offers
13% 13.0
25% 25.424767441860464
13% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
54% Graduates seeking full-time employment
12% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Exxon Mobil 5
  • Ryder System, Inc. 3
  • The Walt Disney Company 3
  • Wyndham Vacation Ownership 3
  • Wells Fargo 3
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
38% 38
$91,125.00
60K 109K
General Management
10% 10
$105,856.00
80K 133K
Human Resources
2% 2
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
26% 26
$68,367.00
38K 100K
Information Technology
4% 4
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
8% 8
$92,500.00
80K 110K
Other
6% 6
$93,333.00
80K 110K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
Data not provided
Consumer Products
10% 10
$94,000.00
70K 106K
Financial Services
12% 12
$101,000.00
100K 105K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
6% 6
$99,667.00
84K 110K
Media/Entertainment
8% 8
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
12% 12
$102,667.00
90K 110K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6
$98,856.00
75K 133K
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology
16% 16
$70,111.00
38K 100K
Other
22% 22
$78,667.00
58K 90K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
14% 14
$76,045.00
44K 110K
More than one year, up to three years
28% 28
$90,751.00
38K 133K
More than five years
34% 34
$86,714.00
50K 110K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
2% 2
Data not provided
North America
96% 96
$86,631.00
38K 133K
South America
2% 2
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
6% 6.25
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2.08
Data not provided
U.S. South
69% 68.75
$78,778.00
38K 133K
U.S. Southwest
8% 8.33
$104,250.00
93K 110K
U.S. Midwest
15% 14.58
$99,286.00
84K 110K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Wells Fargo 3
  • Exxon Mobil 2
  • Procter & Gamble 2
  • The Home Depot 1
  • Johnson & Johnson 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • NSHMBA Career Fair
  • MS/MBA "Just in Time" Career Fair
  • Corporate Site Visits

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$124,490
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $26,364
  • Budget $29,290
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$153,480
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $61,150
  • Budget $46,684
19 Full Tuition Scholarships
$8,380 Average Scholarship Amount 90% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
56% 56
90% 90
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$690,112
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy Only to domestic students
  • Max loan guarantee per year $20,500
  • Average post-graduation debt $13,974
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
37 Hough Graduate School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Team project
30% 30
Case study
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
  • MBA/MIM (International Management)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
  • MBA/PhD
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 20
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Upgraded wireless network and installed a new printing system. Added the ability to create full 1080p HD recordings to all Hough classrooms. New application virtualization system gives on-demand access to a variety of software from any Windows PC, Macintosh, smartphone or tablet. Redesigned and re-equipped recording studio. MediaSite lecture capture system provides greater control over lecture video playback, keyword search, and other advanced capabilities.

Students: Who are my classmates?

14% Married Students 17% International Students
34% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
89% 89
Hispanic
7% 7
Asian American
4% 4
Student Citizenship
North America
77% 77
Asia
11% 11
Dual Citizen
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,754 Living MBA Alumni 10 Countries where alumni clubs exist
103 Active alumni clubs
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.