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Overview

Campus: Gainesville, Florida

Type: Public

Accreditation: AACSB

Base Program Cost: $59,696

Per Credit Hour: $1,244 (Includes fees)

Base Program Cost (R): $24,908

Per Credit Hour (R): $519 (Includes fees)

Minimum Credit Hours: 48

GMAT Required: Yes

Minimum Time Commitment: 27 months

Online Concentrations: Generalist/Electives

On Campus Requirements: Yes. Students must come to campus once per term for two days.

School Site: Online MBA Overview | Tuition | Financial Aid

Introduction

The University of Florida is one of the largest and most academically diverse public universities in the nation. The university has endeavored to provide its students with a quality education since 1906, when it opened its doors to a class of 106 students.

Florida has been offering online MBA programs since 1999, starting with a two-year option (27 months), followed by starting a one-year option (16 months) the following year.

Accreditation

The University of Florida has been regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, The Commission on Colleges since 1913. UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration is also institutionally accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Academics

The online MBA program offered by the University of Florida strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education. Students will take such courses as Economics of Business Decisions, Financial Management, Organizational Behavior, International Finance, Marketing and Operations Management. Students will develop effective leadership, communication, critical thinking and decision-making skills.

The cohort-style program enrolls two groups of between 50-60 students each school years for the program. Semesters run for 16 weeks.

Admission

Applicants must submit an application, which includes a detailed employment history, academic history and essays. Students applying for the one-year program must have graduated from an undergraduate business program within seven years.

Prospective students also take the GMAT exams. The average student in the two-year program held eight years of professional work experience and averaged a 610 on the GMAT. In the one-year program, the average work experience was six years and students scored a 600 on average on the GMAT.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition for the two-year online MBA base program is $59,696 for out of state residents. Florida residents would pay about $24,908 for the two-year program.

The University of Florida participates in a variety of student loan programs from federal and private sources that must be repaid. Federal loan programs are options for U.S. citizens and legal residents. Private education loan programs are options for all applicants, including international students. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the Financial Aid Data forms are required to determine eligibility.


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