Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    572
  • Program Cost
    $20,000
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
112 Calvin Hall
Manhattan, Kansas 66506, United States
Website

The Master of Business Administration at Kansas State is a two-year, AACSB accredited program that is an internationally ranked program by the Aspen Institute for the inclusion of ethics, environmental and social issue materials in its curriculum. At Kansas State we offer superior academics with individual attention, as well as small classes where interactions with professors and colleagues are encouraged. An MBA from Kansas State provides students with the management skills and business knowledge needed to excel in today's global business environment. The focus of the program is for students to learn how to run a business. The program strives to develop entrepreneurship skills, so that the student’s attitude and approach to management and problem-solving will be useful in any organization, large or small. The KSU MBA program is a 52-credit program that can be completed in two years of full-time study, or four years of part-time, typically evening or online study. The MBA program is specifically designed for those without an undergraduate degree in business. Generally, our MBA students have their undergraduate degrees in technical or liberal arts subjects. We also have MBAs with backgrounds in food technology, education, architecture, and modern language.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    61%
  • Selectivity
    51%
  • Job Offers
    100%
  • Average Salary
    $52,464.00

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About Kansas State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 72
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 12 to 120
Admissions Selectivity
51% College of Business Administration 46% Average Across All Schools

572 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
68% 540
72% 572
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 93
51% 51.0
61% 61.0
Female
47% 47
International
67% 67
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Business
  • Other Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Other Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Other Business
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Kansas
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
  • Interviews Considered
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • US Army
  • City of Manhattan Kansas
  • US Federal Government
  • State of Kansas
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
4% 4
6% 6
680 to 709
2% 2
4% 4
650 to 679
6% 6
6% 6
620 to 649
11% 11
13% 13
590 to 619
10% 10
6% 6
560 to 589
11% 11
15% 15
530 to 559
17% 17
23% 23
500 to 529
9% 9
14% 14
Under 500
30% 30
13% 13
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Cerner 3
Top Employer
  • Kansas State University 3
  • ISNETWORLD 1
  • Schneider National 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
100% College of Business Administration 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
75% 75
64% 63.699022556390986
75% Receive Offers
75% 75
58% 57.85206896551723
75% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
25% 25
21% 21.110859375
25% Receive Offers
25% 25
25% 24.93132867132867
25% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
88% Graduates seeking full-time employment
12% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Cerner 3
  • Kansas State University 3
  • ISNETWORLD 1
  • Schneider National 1
  • BNSF RR 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $20,000
  • Budget $28,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $41,800
  • Budget $39,800
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy Only to domestic students
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
25 College of Business Administration 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Lectures
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • E-commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 20
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Continuous upgrades and maintainence of dedicated computer labs and classroom technolgy. Maintain top level equipment in all faculty, staff and service offices.

Students: Who are my classmates?

35% Married Students 35% International Students
48% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
52% 52
Multiethnic
8% 8
Student Citizenship
Asia
35% 35
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.