Warrington College of Business (University of Florida)

About #

City: Gainesville
State: Florida
Country: United States

Founded in 1926, obstacles became opportunities at Warrington. With 3 schools, 11 research centers and over 35 academic programs, Warrington College of Business gives students the resources necessary to excel, innovate, and be challenged in all they do. With over 74,000 alumni, students at Warrington graduate into a large network of individuals with similar motivation and a drive to push limits and have a positive and lasting impact on the world.

Ranking #

#40 Financial Time 2021 Global MBA Ranking
#64  QS Global MBA Rankings 2021
#26  USNews – Best Business Schools

MBA Program Overview #

The Full Time MBA program at Warrington is 2 years in length, however Warrington also offers a one-year and 10 month format for interested applicants. The two year program follows rigorous immersion, and helps students looking for a career change or for those interested in an immersive experience. The Curriculum is career focused and offers students highly personalized career and academic advising. The method of teaching is Experiential and focuses on professional development.

Year One Description #

The first year at Warrington consists of 12 required business classes and 3 electives. These courses are designed to give students a solid foundation to build their knowledge on. Electives allow students to specialize in an area of their education which better sets them up to achieve their goals. During the first year students participate in recruiting events and interviewing activities to prepare them for their future upon graduation.

Fall Semester

  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Quantitative Analysis
  • Professional Writing
  • Asses Valuation, Risk and Return
  • Problems and Methods in Marketing Management
  • Professional Communication

Spring Semester

  • Capital Structure and Risk Management Issues
  • Advanced Managerial Statistics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Organizational Behaviour

Year Two Description #

The Second year at warrington comprises 6 elected courses and 6 core courses. The electives help students to focus on an area of concentration which are offered by the Hough Graduate School of Business.

Featured Professors #

Larry Alan Di Matteo

Professor Di Matteo is the Huber Hurst Professor at Warrington. He has published over 75 books and articles and over 40 law review articles. He has been a visiting professor at numerous universities, including Bocconi University and City University Hong Kong. He teaches courses on International Business Law and Legal Aspects of Technology Management. In 2012 he won the University of Florida Teacher-Scholar of the Year.

Dr. Klodiana Lanaj

Professor Klodiana Lanaj is the Martin L. Schaffel Professor and Associate Professor of Management. She has numerous publications, with her work appearing in the Journal of Applied Psychology and the Academic of Management Journal. She teaches courses in Leading Teams and Organizational Behaviour. She earned her BA in Business Administration from American University in Bulgaria and her PhD from Michigan State University.

Application Process #


Required for all post secondary institutions attended.


GRE and GMAT accepted.

Foreign Language Requirements

An english language exam must be taken by an individual who is not a native english language speaker or who has not been studying at an english language institution.


Two recommendations are required. Recommenders must complete a set of questions by the Common Letter of Recommendation LOR software.




Interviews are conducted by invitation only. Traits to emphasize: Diversity, Leadership and Professional Development.

Average GMAT score: 686

Costs #

  • Resident: $26,473
  • Non Resident: $61,260
  • Extra Expenses: $1,000

Class Profile #

  • Program length: 2 year, 1 year, 10 months
  • Total Enrollment: 52
  • Average Age: 
  • Women: 38%
  • US Minorities: 44%
  • Average Work Experience: 4 years
  • Average GPA: 3.46

Employment Information: Class of 2020 #

  • Received an offer: 90%
  • Accepted an Offer: 90.6% (3-months post grad)
  • Median Salary: $110,000
  • Median Signing Bonus: $20,000

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