Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    530
  • Program Cost
    $10,691
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Kelce College of Business
1701 S. Broadway Street
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762, United States
Website

The Gladys A. Kelce College of Business at Pittsburg State University offers comprehensive and AACSB accredited degree programs at both the undergraduate and MBA levels. Kelce faculty members provide a student-centered learning environment and prepare students for rewarding careers in business, industry, and public service. Located in the small city of Pittsburg, two hours south of the Kansas City metropolitan area, the campus is home for a vibrant student population of more than 7,250 students.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    70%
  • Selectivity
    86%
  • Job Offers
    98%
  • Average Salary
    $51,000.00

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About Pittsburg State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

2.95 GPA of All Applicants 2.98 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
86% Pittsburg State University 46% Average Across All Schools

530 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
65% 520
66% 530
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 320
86% 86.0
70% 70.0
Female
50% 50
International
50% 50
Re-Applicants
20% 20
90% 90
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Accepted
  • Management
  • International Business
  • Accounting
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Pittsburg State University
  • Missouri Southern State University
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Tulsa
  • University of Nigeria
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Not Considered
  • Resume / Work Experience Not Considered
  • Recommendations Not Considered
  • Interviews Not Considered
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Walmart
  • Leggett & Platt
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Office of the Controller of Currency
  • Conoco Phillips Petroleum
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0%
740 to 769
0%
0%
710 to 739
0%
0%
680 to 709
0%
0%
650 to 679
0%
0%
620 to 649
0%
0%
590 to 619
0%
0%
560 to 589
0%
0%
530 to 559
0%
0%
500 to 529
0%
0%
Under 500
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

Careers: Will I find a job?

ConocoPhillips 2
Top Employer
  • Cerner Corporation 2
  • Pittsburg State University 1
  • Farmers Insurance Group 1
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
98% 98
64% 63.699022556390986
98% Receive Offers
98% 98
58% 57.85206896551723
98% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
0%
25% 24.93132867132867
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
95% Graduates seeking full-time employment
5% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • ConocoPhillips 2
  • Cerner Corporation 2
  • Pittsburg State University 1
  • Farmers Insurance Group 1
  • J. D. Wilbert, CPA 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
25% 25
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
40% 40
Data not provided
General Management
25% 25
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
10% 10
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
98% 98
$51,000.00
45K 60K
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
  • ConocoPhillips 2
  • Noah Private Wealth Management 1
  • Cleary Soderberg Wagle & West 1
  • Farmers Insurance 1
  • J. D. Wilbert, CPA 1
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 50
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $10,691
  • Budget $16,979
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $22,496
  • Budget $28,784
15 Full Tuition Scholarships
50% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
50% 50
50% 50
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • A Combination Of Need And 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
25 Pittsburg State University 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
80% 80
Case study
50% 50
Team project
30% 30
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • General Management
  • International Business
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • General Management
  • International Business
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
Joint Degree Programs
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
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

53% International Students
48% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
North America
49% 49
Asia
36% 36
Middle East and North Africa
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

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.