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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    539
  • Enrollment
    80
Contact Information
475 Terrace Drive
Room A 310 BSA
Kent, Ohio 44242, United States
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Kent State University’s College of Business Administration is fully accredited by the AACSB. We offer undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide a high quality education combined with practical opportunities designed to further develop your leadership skills and professional network; yet our programs are among the most affordable of their caliber. We offer full-time, professional and executive MBA programs as well as master degrees in Accounting and Economics. We pride ourselves on relevant curriculum taught by outstanding faculty and trade experts that prepare you to succeed in the business world.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    88%
  • Selectivity
    89%

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About Kent State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 62
  • Median 36
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
89% Graduate School of Management 72% Average Across All Schools

539 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
65% 521
67% 539
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 19
89% 89
88% 88
Female
33% 33
International
7% 7
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
40% 40
Marketing / Sales
13% 13
Other
13% 13
Finance / Accounting
13% 13
Management
7% 7
Operations
7% 7
Human Resources
7% 7
Consumer Products
27% 27
Pharma / Health Care
20% 20
Other
20% 20
Government
13% 13
Financial Services
13% 13
Manufacturing
7% 7
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
6% 6
7% 7
650 to 679
0% 0
0% 0
620 to 649
0% 0
0% 0
590 to 619
12% 12
13% 13
560 to 589
12% 12
13% 13
530 to 559
24% 24
27% 27
500 to 529
6% 6
7% 7
Under 500
40% 40
33% 33
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
  • Other

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $475
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $817
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
23% 68
11% 32
Students in Core Classes
25 Graduate School of Management 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
30% 30
Distance learning
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Average # of months to complete program 36
  • Six-Year completion rate 65%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • All computer labs were refreshed. Selected classrooms had installation of upgraded A/V equipment, including 'smart board' features to capture information during a meeting. Laptops were relocated to a mobile cart so they can be taken to locations in the building as needed. Security cameras were installed. Upgraded classroom computers were installed at instructor workstations. Lecture capture equipment upgrades were completed in several classrooms.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
100% 100
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,356 Living MBA Alumni
3% 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.