• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    624
  • Program Cost
    $22,732
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
550 South Limestone Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40506, United States
Website

For more than 80 years, the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business &?Economics has been preparing graduates for today’s business world. The College houses bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs within five academic units: Finance & Quantitative Methods, Management, Marketing & Supply Chain, Economics, and the Von Allmen School of Accountancy. A member of the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), Gatton College is accredited to offer undergraduate and graduate programs in the business disciplines.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    72%
  • Selectivity
    83%
  • Job Offers
    75%
  • Average Salary
    $56,980.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

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About University of Kentucky

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.43 GPA of All Applicants 3.47 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 10
  • Median 0
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
83% Gatton College of Business & Economics 46% Average Across All Schools

624 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
74% 589
78% 624
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 121
83% 83.0
72% 72.0
Female
0%
International
0%
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Kentucky
  • Centre College
  • Transylvania University
  • Brigham Young University
  • Eastern Kentucky University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Moderately Important
  • Interviews Moderately Important
  • Recommendations Moderately Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
5% 5
6% 6
680 to 709
9% 9
12% 12
650 to 679
7% 7
9% 9
620 to 649
14% 14
18% 18
590 to 619
34% 34
44% 44
560 to 589
11% 11
11% 11
530 to 559
7% 7
0% 0
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
11% 11
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 27%
Top Industry
  • Other 16%
  • Consumer Products 10%
  • Government 8%
Wright Patterson Air Force Base 3
Top Employer
  • LG&E 2
  • Hitachi Automotive 2
  • Deloitte 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
75% Gatton College of Business & Economics 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
53% 53
61% 60.97325153374234
53% Receive Offers
48% 48
56% 55.69710982658959
48% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
22% 22
22% 21.9117610062893
22% Receive Offers
23% 23
25% 25.424767441860464
23% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
79% Graduates seeking full-time employment
21% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Wright Patterson Air Force Base 3
  • LG&E 2
  • Hitachi Automotive 2
  • Deloitte 1
  • Ashland 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 3
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
8% 8
$61,000.00
48K 85K
General Management
14% 14
$57,323.00
49K 69K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
30% 30
$49,100.00
40K 60K
Information Technology
10% 10
$62,000.00
48K 75K
Operations/Logistics
19% 19
$60,529.00
50K 68K
Other
16% 16
$55,717.00
49K 71K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8
$54,331.00
44K 71K
Consumer Products
10% 10
Data not provided
Financial Services
8% 8
$48,667.00
48K 50K
Government
8% 8
Data not provided
Manufacturing
27% 27
$57,113.00
45K 69K
Media/Entertainment
3% 3
Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
8% 8
$71,667.00
62K 85K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
6% 6
Data not provided
Other
16% 16
$61,667.00
50K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
65% 65
$54,386.00
40K 69K
More than one year, up to three years
21% 21
$57,259.00
49K 65K
More than five years
8% 8
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
5% 5
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
65% 65
$61,027.00
44K 85K
U.S. Southwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
27% 27
$49,988.00
45K 85K
U.S. West
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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 $22,732
  • Budget $31,500
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $37,444
  • Budget $46,000
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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
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
72 Gatton College of Business & Economics 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Experiential learning
20% 20
Case study
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 11
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

12% International Students
32% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
83% 83
Hispanic
3% 3
Student Citizenship
North America
87% 87
Asia
13% 13
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.