Business is a common career choice, and one that has become more common in recent times. The popularity of business has led to an increase in the number of schools offering undergraduate business programs. However, the state of Florida has four undergraduate business schools that shine the brightest.
The University of Florida has given itself a reputation with the Warrington College of Business Administration. This reputation earned UF’s school of business 9th on a list of business recruiters by the Wall Street Journal. Specifically, the College earned 12th in Finance and 23rd in business. Warrington was the only school from Florida to appear on the top-ten list. Additionally UF’s school was also listed as being the 16th best by US World News & Report. Warrington has a great reputation for entrepreneurship and accounting, and its status as a magnet for large endowment contributions don’t hurt. University of Florida has, without a doubt, one of the top undergraduate business programs in the state.
Not to be out done is the prestigious University Of Miami School Of Business Administration. The school requires students engage in research for many of its programs; the Canes Behavioral Research Laboratory give students the chance to experiment with marketing in a controlled environment. The Wall Street Journal ranked this school as being the 16th business school in the country. The school has a wide choice of programs, great reputation, and scholarship opportunities in the investment banking sector.
Florida International University’s Landon School of Business is ranked 12th in International Undergraduate business by US World News & Report. BusinessWeek also ranked FIU as 1st in South Florida. FIU is the 4th largest college in Florida and currently the most selective based on acceptance rate. This school has grown large, has several programs, and attracts qualified students with its reputation.
Florida State University College of Business is one of the 10th largest Schools of business in the country. State has earned several accolades for its business program. It is ranked 30th overall in public university business programs by US World News & Report, and is also ranked 4th in Risk Management and 8th in Real estate programs. The school boasts the Dedman School of Hospitality, which claims to have 100 percent job placement.
While those four are typically the first to come to mind, there are still several other business programs in Florida. The University of Southern Florida has one of the largest business schools and is known for its accounting and financial management programs. Rollins College, a small liberal arts school, is known for its undergraduate and accelerated business programs. Flagler College’s pre-professional programs have won it acclaim. The University Of Central Florida College Of Business is ranked as one of the best 282 in nation and as number one for investment return. The Florida Atlantic University College of Business has also shown its reputation by being accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Florida certainly has no shortage of business schools.