Quick Stats

  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $7,308
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,675
  • University Selectivity
    96%
  • University Yield
    46%
  • Average Salary
    $44,837
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1962
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
107 Calvin Hall
Manhattan, 66506, United States
Website

College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University, consistent with the University's Vision 2025 Plan, is striving to become a top 50 business college, differentiating ourselves by providing practical, hands-on learning experiences for our students. We offer students a comprehensive professional development program and give them the opportunity to have an executive mentor. We have over 2,600 undergraduate students and offer the following majors: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.

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About Kansas State University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
96% Kansas State University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. Class rank
  3. High school GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
12917% 12,917
96% 96
46% 46
96% School Selectivity
46% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Must have one of: 1.) 21 or higher ACT; 2.) Rank in top 1/3 of class; 3.) KS pre-college curriculum GPA of 2.0 (2.5 out of state). International applicants must be able to demonstrate English skills

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1809% 1,809
93% 93
41% 41
93% Program Selectivity
41% 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 69
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 19%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 8%
  • Petroleum/Energy 7%
  • Non-profit 2%
Koch Industries 14
Top Employer
  • Cerner Corp. 14
  • GTM Sportswear 10
  • Enterprise Holdings 7
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
96% 96
17% 16.93528925619835
96% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
85% Graduates seeking full-time employment
15% Graduates not seeking employment
78% 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
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
36% 36
Data not provided
General Management
14% 14
Data not provided
Human Resources
4% 4
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
7% 7
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
26% 26
Data not provided
Operations/Production
7% 7
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
3% 3
Data not provided
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
7% 7
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
31% 31
Data not provided
Consulting
2% 2
Data not provided
Financial Services
19% 19
Data not provided
Government/Education
7% 7
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
2% 2
Data not provided
Manufacturing
8% 8
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
2% 2
Data not provided
Non-Profit
2% 2
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
7% 7
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology/Science
7% 7
Data not provided
Transportation
2% 2
Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
2% 2
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. South
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
9% 9
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
83% 83
Data not provided
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
Internship Employers / 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
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 282
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,043
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Mock interviews, resume writing workshops, career fairs, networking events.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$16,823
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $7,308
  • Fees $755
  • Expenses $8,760
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$28,905
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $19,390
  • Fees $755
  • Expenses $8,760
16% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 5%
  • Merit 95%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.k-state.edu/sfa
Scholarships
$6,932,123
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$677,295
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
59% 54
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
59% 34
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
More Information
Business Program Classes
6% Less than 20 Students 14% More than 50 Students
80% 21 to 50 students
34 Average number of students in non-business required electives
30 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Financial Modeling
  • Business Analytics and Data Mining
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2010
Degrees Offered
  • BS in Business Administration / Accounting
  • BS in Business Administration / Entrepreneurship
  • BS in Business Administration / Finance
  • BS in Business Administration / General Business
  • BS in Business Administration / Management
  • BS in Business Administration / MIS
  • BS in Business Administration / Marketing
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
77% 77
49% 49
Prominent Faculty
  • Are work study or co-ops available? No
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

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

    There are numerous study abroad opportunities that are coordinated university-wide. The College of Business Administration has scholarships available for students that are interested in studying abroad.

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

    Volunteer activities are coordinated centrally through the University's Volunteer Center and include opportunities such as alternative spring breaks and CASA.

Students

18% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 31% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
26 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
82% 82
Hispanic
7% 7
African American
6% 6
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
3%
87%
1%
7%
1%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
91% 91
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
9% 9
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
19 Average age of full-time students
81% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
30% 30
62% 62

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 22,913
Alumni Donations
Average Gift $10,000,000 Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Paul Edgerley

    Managing Director / Bain Capital

  • Greg Case

    CEO / AON

  • Robert Knight

    CFO / Union Pacific