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  • Avg. SAT Score
    1162
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $6,800
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,299
  • Program Length
    Two Year
Contact Information
Campus Box 10
231 W. Hancock Street
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061, United States
Website

About Bunting College of Business

The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business strives to be among the best business schools in the Southeast by delivering programs of excellence that are built on a public liberal arts foundation. Our mission is to foster the development of capable business professionals who are responsible citizens grounded in a liberal arts education. This unique mission makes us nationally distinctive and a leader for business education in the region. We challenge our students with analytical thinking, multiple framing, reflective exploration, and practical reasoning in applied learning beyond the classroom.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    69%
  • Yield
    50%
  • Job Offers
    60%
  • Average Salary
    $32,500
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1917

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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
69% Georgia College & State University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. High school GPA
  3. SAT/ACT scores
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
5013% 5,013
69% 69
50% 50
69% School Selectivity
50% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1014% 1,014
68% 68
54% 54
68% Program Selectivity
54% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 13%
Top Industry
  • Other 6%
  • Media/Entertainment 6%
  • Consulting 3%
Aptean 3
Top Employer
  • State Farm 3
  • Walt Disney World 2
  • Georgia College 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
60% Bunting College of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
31% 31
62% 61.74527272727272
31% Receive Offers
27% 27
59% 59.252482758620694
27% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
29% 29
16% 15.83261363636364
29% Receive Offers
30% 30
17% 16.796475409836066
30% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
25% 25
9% 9.05625
25% Receive Offers
25% 25
9% 9.484761904761905
25% Accept Offers
91% Graduates seeking full-time employment
9% Graduates not seeking employment
75% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 3
$32,500.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
8% 8
$32,266.00
25K 45K
General Management
15% 15
$33,333.00
25K 38K
Human Resources
4% 4
$38,750.00
33K 40K
Management Information Systems
13% 13
$35,000.00
25K 43K
Marketing/Sales
34% 34
$38,333.00
33K 53K
Operations/Production
2% 2
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
3% 3
$25,000.00 Data not provided
Other
18% 18
$30,000.00
28K 33K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
3% 3
$39,300.00
33K 45K
Consumer Products/Retail
23% 23
$32,500.00
25K 40K
Consulting
3% 3
$32,500.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
13% 13
$32,500.00
25K 43K
Government/Education
10% 10
$26,250.00
25K 28K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
5% 5
Data not provided
Manufacturing
2% 2
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
6% 6
Data not provided
Non-Profit
2% 2
$32,500.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
$25,000.00 Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
6% 6
Data not provided
Technology/Science
13% 13
$41,250.00
33K 53K
Transportation
6% 6
$47,500.00 Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
6% 6
$32,500.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
1% 1
$25,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. South
93% 93
$34,400.00
3K 53K
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
$47,500.00 Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
3% 3
$57,500.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
1% 1
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
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Walt Disney World 5
  • McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks & Co 3
  • Northwestern Mutual 3
  • Nichols Cauley & Associates 3
  • Pettigrew & Pettigrew CPAs 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 15
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 65
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 76
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 258
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Resume review, Accounting Career Fair, Accounting Industry Expert Panel, IT Career Fair, IT Expert Panel & Networking Event, Etiquette Dinner, Mock Interviews, Atlanta Networking Event with Alumni and College of Business Advisory Board, Internship Workshop, Career Opportunities Fair in Atlanta, Career Expo & Interview Day, College-to-Career Fair in Atlanta, Backpack-to-Briefcase & Intern Ready Career Workshops

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$19,090
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $6,800
  • Fees $1,990
  • Expenses $10,300
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$36,990
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $24,700
  • Fees $1,990
  • Expenses $10,300
6% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 2% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.gcsu.edu/financialaid
Scholarships
$249,180
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$272,962
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Bunting College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
40% 37
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
52% 30
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
61 Bunting College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • General Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
9% Less than 20 Students 4% More than 50 Students
87% 21 to 50 students
30 Average number of students in non-business required electives
18 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Business-to-Business Marketing
  • Business Plan Boot Camp
  • Introduction to Logistics
  • Program length Two Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2013
Degrees Offered
  • BBA / Accounting
  • BBA / Information Systems
  • BBA / Management
  • BBA / Marketing
  • BS / Computer Science
  • BS / Economics
  • BA / Economics
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
60% 60
85% 85
Prominent Faculty
  • Ben Scafidi

    Economics

  • Zhenhui Xu

    Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Students compete for summer and semester-long internships with employers across the state, including Disney in Orlando and the local Air Force Base.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Business students can participate in a large number of university-wide study abroad programs. There are usually one or two business specific faculty-led programs also available.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Course specific and university-wide service initiatives are available for students to work in non-profits and various service agencies.

Students

10% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1220 75th Percentile Score on SAT 24 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
90% 90
Hispanic
4% 4
Asian American
2% 2
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
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0%
%
100%
0%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
97% 97
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
3% 3
19 Average age of full-time students
84% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
35% 35
48% 48

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 9,682
Alumni Donations
$117 Average Gift $8,000 Largest Gift

Robert Betzel, President of Infinity Network Solutions, Inc.

Most Prominent Alumni