93. Florida State University
College of Business
Rovetta Business Bldg., Room 233
821 Academic Way
Tallahassee, Florida 32306
Admissions: 850-644-6458 or 877-587-5540
The Florida College of Business Accelerated MBA Program kicks off with a 3-day orientation program for all full-time MBA students. The orientation program includes information on presentation skills, a ropes course that stimulates team building, and an opportunity to interact with faculty and staff.
All full-time MBA students are required to take 42 credit hours. This includes 27 credit hours from a core set of courses aimed at strengthening managerial skills in the fundamentals ranging from accounting and marketing to operations and strategy. Accelerated MBA students are also required to enroll in an additional three credit hours of professional development seminars.
When it comes to the 12 credit hours of flex courses, students get to choose. The school provides a suggested set of four options in project management, supply chain marketing, fundamentals of risk management, and investments.
The full-time program is completed in one year.
Latest Up-to-Date MBA Rankings:
Poets&Quants (2013): NR
BusinessWeek (2012): NR
Forbes (2013): NR
U.S. News & World Report (2014): NR
Financial Times (2014): NR
The Economist (2013): NR
Florida State hasn’t been ranked by Poets&Quants since 2010, when the school came in at 93rd place. At the time, U.S. News put it at No. 75 on its list, but in its 2014 ranking, Florida State is unranked.
Tuition & Fees: $480 per credit (resident) $1,110 per credit (non-resident)
Average GMAT: 579
GMAT Range (mid-80%): 460-730
Average GPA: 3.24
GPA Range (mid-80%): 2.73-3.8
Acceptance Rate: 65.5%
Full-Time Enrollment: 22
Average Age: 23
Average Base Salary: $62,400
Average Signing Bonus: $3,200
Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers at Graduation: 18.8%
Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers Three Months Later: 37.5%