Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    689
  • Program Cost
    $26,284
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    66%
  • Selectivity
    26%
  • Job Offers
    85%
  • Average Salary
    $78,586
  • Top Industry
    Other
Contact Information
310 Hough Hall
PO Box 117152
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7152, United States
Website
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Hough Graduate School of Business

About Hough Graduate School of Business

Creating influential research and educating exceptional business leaders, the Warrington College of Business Administration has established itself as one of the nation’s elite public business schools. 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 among Warrington’s nationally-recognized offerings are a robust undergraduate program, innovative specialized master’s programs, the influential UF MBA and renowned doctoral programs.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.4 GPA of All Applicants 3.5 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 61
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 6 to 132.4
Admissions Selectivity
26% Hough Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

689 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
77% 615
86% 689
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 226
26% 26.0
66% 66.0
Female
31% 31
International
53% 53
Re-Applicants
2% 2
1% 1
Wait-listed
100% 12
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Humanities
  • Management
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Other Science
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Florida
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Tianjin University
  • University of Maryland College Park
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
$46,623 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • China Guangdon Nuclear Power Holding Corp
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • University of Florida
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 0.5
2% 1.72
740 to 769
3% 3.1
7% 6.9
710 to 739
13% 13.27
28% 27.58
680 to 709
15% 15.31
29% 29.31
650 to 679
14% 14.29
24% 24.14
620 to 649
15% 14.8
9% 8.62
590 to 619
10% 10.2
2% 1.72
560 to 589
7% 7.14
0% 0
530 to 559
6% 6.12
0% 0
500 to 529
4% 3.57
0% 0
Under 500
12% 11.73
0% 0
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 18%
Top Industry
  • Technology 13%
  • Consumer Products 13%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 13%
Wells Fargo 3
Top Employer
  • iGATE 3
  • IBM 2
  • The Home Depot 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
85% Hough Graduate School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
77% 77
64% 63.699022556390986
77% Receive Offers
68% 68
58% 57.85206896551723
68% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
8% 8
21% 21.110859375
8% Receive Offers
15% 15
25% 24.93132867132867
15% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
4% 4
5% 5.492558139534883
4% Receive Offers
4% 4
7% 7.091818181818181
4% Accept Offers
72% Graduates seeking full-time employment
26% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Wells Fargo 3
  • iGATE 3
  • IBM 2
  • The Home Depot 2
  • General Electric (GE) 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
15% 15
$88,646.00
70K 117K
Finance/Accounting
38% 37.5
$78,604.00
36K 113K
General Management
0% 0
$n/a Data not provided
Human Resources
3% 2.5
$n/a Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
25% 25
$76,650.00
36K 105K
Information Technology
5% 5
$n/a Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
8% 7.5
$71,000.00
54K 80K
Other
8% 7.5
$80,000.00
75K 85K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
13% 12.5
$89,375.00
70K 117K
Consumer Products
13% 12.5
$81,000.00
55K 100K
Financial Services
13% 12.5
$89,750.00
36K 113K
Government
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
3% 2.5
$n/a Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
3% 2.5
$n/a Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
8% 7.5
$91,333.00
64K 105K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
13% 12.5
$72,900.00
58K 100K
Real Estate
8% 7.5
$59,667.00
40K 85K
Technology
13% 12.5
$73,800.00
36K 95K
Other
18% 17.5
$71,259.00
60K 85K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
5% 5
$n/a Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
33% 32.5
$73,293.00
36K 105K
More than five years
33% 32.5
$86,702.00
40K 117K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
North America
100% 100
$78,586.00
36K 117K
South America
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
15% 15
$85,646.00
65K 117K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
5% 5
$n/a Data not provided
U.S. South
65% 65
$73,752.00
36K 113K
U.S. Southwest
10% 10
$80,500.00
55K 113K
U.S. Midwest
5% 5
$n/a Data not provided
U.S. West
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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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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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Wells Fargo 3
  • Procter & Gamble 2
  • Exxon Mobil 2
  • IBM 1
  • Nestle - Purina 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 11
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Black MBA Career Fair - Indianapolis, IN
  • Just in Time Career Fair - Tampa, FL

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$126,122
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $26,284
  • Budget $29,050
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$155,112
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $61,071
  • Budget $46,444
19 Full Tuition Scholarships
$12,223 Average Scholarship Amount 93% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
93% 93
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$399,744
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
  • Average post-graduation debt $14,300
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
38 Hough Graduate School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Team project
30% 30
Case study
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Hotel Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/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/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
  • Wireless network has been upgraded to provide greater speed, convenience/security. Installed new printing system with multiple color and monochrome laser printers throughout the building. Added ability to create full 1080p HD recordings of all Hough classrooms. New application virtualization system give on-demand access to various software from any computer, smartphone or tablet. Completely redesigned and re-equipped our recording studio, providing new teaching options and higher video quality.

Students: Who are my classmates?

32% Married Students 26% International Students
21% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
86% 86
Hispanic
11% 11
Asian American
3% 3
Student Citizenship
North America
71% 71
Asia
21% 21
Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,248 Living MBA Alumni 9 Countries where alumni clubs exist
99 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.