• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    622
  • Program Cost
    $21,188
    $ $ $ $ $
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
    78%
  • Selectivity
    87%
  • Job Offers
    73%
  • Average Salary
    $51,167.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

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About University of Kentucky

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.25 GPA of All Applicants 3.347 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 11
  • Median 0
  • Middle 80% 0 to 36
Admissions Selectivity
87% Gatton College of Business & Economics 46% Average Across All Schools

622 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
75% 598
78% 622
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 99
87% 87
78% 78.0
Female
33% 33
International
20% 20
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Kentucky
  • Transylvania University
  • Centre College
  • University of Louisville
  • Georgetown College
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Considered
  • Interviews Considered
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
0% 0
710 to 739
8% 8
14% 14
680 to 709
6% 6
6% 6
650 to 679
6% 6
6% 6
620 to 649
17% 17
23% 23
590 to 619
21% 21
23% 23
560 to 589
16% 16
20% 20
530 to 559
10% 10
6% 6
500 to 529
4% 4
2% 2
Under 500
10% 10
0% 0
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 20%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 20%
  • Financial Services 15%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 13%
Ashland 2
Top Employer
  • Schneider Electric 2
  • Target 2
  • Big Ass Fans 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
73% Gatton College of Business & Economics 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
47% 46.6
64% 63.699022556390986
47% Receive Offers
36% 36.2
58% 57.85206896551723
36% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
26% 25.9
21% 21.110859375
26% Receive Offers
33% 32.8
25% 24.93132867132867
33% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
75% Graduates seeking full-time employment
25% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Ashland 2
  • Schneider Electric 2
  • Target 2
  • Big Ass Fans 2
  • BB&T 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
18% 17.5
$47,700.00
40K 58K
General Management
18% 17.5
$58,833.00
42K 75K
Marketing/Sales
20% 20.0
$52,115.00
40K 75K
Information Technology
3% 2.5
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
33% 32.5
$49,500.00
37K 57K
Other
10% 10.0
$51,167.00
37K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 2.5
Data not provided
Consumer Products
13% 12.5
$55,000.00
40K 75K
Financial Services
15% 15.0
$50,375.00
37K 62K
Government
5% 5.0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
20% 20.0
$50,571.00
40K 58K
Petroleum/Energy
8% 7.5
$54,333.00
50K 58K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
13% 12.5
$43,250.00
37K 54K
Technology
5% 5.0
Data not provided
Other
20% 20.0
$49,592.00
40K 67K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
78% 77.5
$49,908.00
37K 75K
More than one year, up to three years
10% 10.0
$55,250.00
49K 62K
More than five years
8% 7.5
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$51,167.00
37K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
8% 7.5
Data not provided
U.S. South
73% 72.5
$50,581.00
37K 75K
U.S. Southwest
3% 2.5
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
15% 15.0
$53,800.00
37K 75K
U.S. West
3% 2.5
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus 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 $21,188
  • Budget $30,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $34,465
  • Budget $45,000
10 Full Tuition Scholarships
$18,241 Average Scholarship Amount 36% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
36% 36
36% 36
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$18,241
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
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
67 Gatton College of Business & Economics 44 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
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • General Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 11
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Addition of ECHO360 classrooms and personal capture, updated classroom projectors, improvements made to wireless network, provide cloud email services to students, upgrade to Blackboard Learn Release 9.1.

Students: Who are my classmates?

16% International Students
30% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
94% 94
Asian American
4% 4
African American
2% 2
Student Citizenship
North America
85% 85
Asia
10% 10
Europe Free Trade Zone
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,666 Living MBA Alumni
5% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.