The Hough Experience

The Hough Graduate School of Business is ranked as one of the nation’s top public graduate business schools. The School’s dedicated students mastering business skills and practices, its talented faculty conducting pioneering research and its state-of-the-art facilities make the Hough experience one that needs to be experienced to be understood.


The faculty at the Hough Graduate School of Business has been recognized as one of the best in the world. These scholars are internationally renowned for their innovative research and producing exceptional business leaders who embody the best in ethical leadership and managerial excellence. Through the DBA Program, you will have exclusive access to these gifted thought leaders who will pass on the strategies and practices that shape the business world.

In The Economist’s Which MBA? 2013 ranking of full-time MBA programs, Hough's faculty ranked No. 5 in the world and No. 2 among U.S. public graduate business schools.

DBA Faculty


Earning a DBA is a significant accomplishment, but where you receive that exceptional degree is just as important. For your DBA to have impact and influence, it must come from a School and University that has a stellar reputation in the academic and business community.

The Hough Graduate School of Business and the University of Florida possess such authority. The Hough School ranked 16th among U.S. public business schools in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools 2017” edition.

  • 3rd in the world UF MBA Online Program (Financial Times, 2016)
  • 4th among U.S. publics UF MBA Online Program (U.S. News, 2017)
  • 16th among U.S. publics UF MBA Full-Time Program (U.S. News, 2017)
  • 18th among U.S. publics MBA for Professionals Program (U.S. News, 2017)
  • 21st among U.S. publics UF MBA Full-Time Program (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2016)
  • 35th in the world UF MBA Executive Program (The Economist, 2015)


The Hough Graduate School of Business has made a significant investment in our students’ educations with the construction of Hough Hall, a 70,000-square-foot learning space that houses all of the School’s graduate activities.

When you arrive in Gainesville for your on-campus sessions, Hough Hall is at your disposal. Equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms, breakout rooms and spacious lounges for studying and networking with students and faculty, Hough Hall provides every conceivable amenity for executive students.


Your relationship with the Hough Graduate School of Business does not end after receiving your DBA.

Your three-year investment in this program places you in one of the most powerful and enthusiastic business networks in the country. Through your DBA experience, you will have created meaningful relationships with fellow students and faculty who become lifelong and essential resources in your ever-growing professional network. These scholars will be a source of critical feedback and innovative ideas that will benefit your career long after you earn your degree.

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PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
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