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University of Florida

Warrington College of Business Administration

Profile Data from 2014

Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
  • University Selectivity
  • University Yield
  • Job Offers
  • Average Salary
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
  • Program Length
    Two Year
Contact Information
100 Bryan Hall
PO Box 117160
Gainesville, Florida 32611, United States

Warrington College of Business Administration

The Warrington College of Business Administration has established itself as one of the nation’s elite public business colleges. Encompassing the Heavener School of Business , the Fisher School of Accounting and the Hough Graduate School of Business, Warrington offers one of the nation’s most dynamic and diverse business curriculums. Included amoung Warrington’s nationally-recognized degrees are award winning career and leadership development programs as well as 25 study abroad opportunities.

What Current Students Say See All 10 Comments >

Everyone running it actually cares about the students. They want us to succeed and do everything possible to make sure we are capable of landing a job out of school and provide numerous opportunities for networking. They are actually in the process of constructing a new building for undergraduate business students, which is pretty cool because now we will have a place specifically for us, rather than one building for graduate and undergraduate students to "call home."

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About University of Florida


Admissions Selectivity
46% University of Florida 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. Application essay
  3. Character/personal abilities
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
27109% 27,109
46% 46
51% 51
46% School Selectivity
51% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

In order to fully qualify as a business major, students must complete seven lower-division pre-professional courses with a GPA of at least 3.0. A list of these courses, along with other requirements can be found at

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3416% 3,416
46% 46
50% 50
46% Program Selectivity
50% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 3.0
  • Other transfer requirements In order to fully qualify as a business major, students must complete seven lower-division pre-professional courses with a GPA of at least 3.0. A list of these courses, along with other requirements can be found at
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions No
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Freshmen are not admitted, but are pre-business until the end of the Sophomore year when they will be evaluated based on their performance in seven lower-division pre-professional courses. A list of these courses, along with other requirements, can be found at


Financial Services 20%
Top Industry
  • Other 17%
  • Media/Entertainment 6%
  • Consulting 5%
Target 8
Top Employer
  • Macy's 6
  • Nielsen 5
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers 4
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
61% 61
62% 61.74527272727272
61% Receive Offers
48% 48
59% 59.252482758620694
48% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
More than 3 Months after graduation
68% Graduates seeking full-time employment
32% Graduates not seeking employment
56% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
12% 12
Data not provided
28% 28
Data not provided
General Management
9% 9
Data not provided
Human Resources
1% 1
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
5% 5
Data not provided
17% 17
Data not provided
3% 3
Data not provided
1% 1
Data not provided
24% 24
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
12% 12
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
15% 15
Data not provided
5% 5
Data not provided
Financial Services
20% 20
Data not provided
3% 3
Data not provided
3% 3
Data not provided
1% 1
Data not provided
6% 6
Data not provided
2% 2
Data not provided
1% 1
Data not provided
Real Estate
3% 3
Data not provided
4% 4
Data not provided
7% 7
Data not provided
1% 1
Data not provided
0% 0
Data not provided
17% 17
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
12% 12
Data not provided
U.S. South
84% 84
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
4% 4
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Target 10
  • GE 6
  • Ernst & Young 5
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 5
  • Wells Fargo 5
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 13
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 55
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 1,023
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,004
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Our academic advising and career coaching staff, trained as Global Career Development Facilitators, and a new peer career coaching staff, assists students in finding internships, writing resumes, and interview skills. The Career Resource Center offers services including career testing and counseling, mock interviews, resume critiquing, career fairs and information sessions and access to a large database of employment and internship opportunities through their Gator Career Link system.


$ $ $ $ $
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $6,263
  • Expenses $10,600
$ $ $ $ $
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $28,541
  • Expenses $10,600
23% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 13% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 70%
  • Merit 30%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year


Average Class Size
  • Warrington College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
45% 41
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
34% 20
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 Warrington College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
20% Less than 20 Students 9% More than 50 Students
71% 21 to 50 students
20 Average number of students in non-business required electives
5 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Innovation for Development
  • Intercultural Communication & Management
  • Monetary Economics
  • Leadership
  • Program length Two Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2010
Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
110% 110
32% 32
Prominent Faculty
  • Mark J. Flannery

    Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair of Finance

  • Jay Ritter

    Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair of Corporate Development and Strategy

  • David Sappington

    Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair of Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    The College encourages students to participate in a variety of work related experiences. Beginning in the Fall of 2009, all business students are required to complete either an internship or study abroad experience as part of their degree requirements.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Almost 46% of Warrington undergraduates study abroad. In addition to 30 active exchange agreements with universities in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia, the College manages four signature programs in London, Madrid, Rome, and Paris. In London, students may intern while taking classes. Other international internship opportunities exist if students have proficiency in the local language. Additional information can be found at

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Community service is emphasized in the College's freshmen seminar for pre-business students, which has been a recipient of the City of Gainesville's Green Business award for service to the City's park


77% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 92% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1360 75th Percentile Score on SAT 30 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
61% 61
18% 18
Asian American
9% 9
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
Student Citizenship
97% 97
1% 1
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
1% 1
20 Average age of full-time students
96% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
64% 64
84% 84


Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni
Alumni Donations
Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Michael Watford

    Chairman, President & CEO, Ultra Petroleum

  • Robert Carter

    FedEx Information Services & CIO, Co-CEO, FedEx Corporation

  • Michelle Ebanks

    President, ESSENCE Communications, Inc. and President of People en Espanol