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The School of Business at University of Kansas

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 1
Application deadline (international students) April 1
Application fee $65

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 74.5% - High
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.19 - Low
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.74-3.69
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 46
Average GMAT score 526 - Low
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 440-649
Students with prior work experience 31
Average work experience (months) 37

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 90.7%
Average age of new entrants 29
Average undergraduate GPA 3.33
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.8-3.98
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 78
Average GMAT score 539
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 440-663
Students with prior work experience 73
Average work experience (months) 51

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
80 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The University of Kansas MBA program seeks work experienced professionals with high potential for academic success. Two years of post-undergraduate work experience is preferred. Students are admitted to the full-time program each fall semester. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
The University of Kansas MBA program seeks work-experienced professionals with high potential for academic success. Two years of post-undergraduate work experience is preferred. Students are admitted to the part-time program in the fall and spring semesters.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions DeAnn Steinle
Full-time program phone (785) 864-7596
Full-time program E-mail bschoolmba@ku.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​business.​ku.​edu
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program E-mail N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone (785) 864-7596
Part-time program E-mail bschoolmba@ku.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​business.​ku.​edu
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program E-mail N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(8) Departments/concentrations
entrepreneurship international business
finance marketing
general management management information systems
human resources management other
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, finance, general management, human resources management, marketing
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, part-time evenings and weekends
Joint programs available architecture, law, MBA/Area Studies, MBA/PharmD, MBA/MIM

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The full-time program consists of 29 hours of core courses and 23 hours of elective courses, for a program total of 52 credit hours. Eight concentrations exist within the elective content: entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, international business, information systems, management, marketing, and strategic management. This is a traditional two-year program.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
The part-time program consists of 26 hours of core courses and 22 hours of elective courses, for a program total of 48 credit hours. Seven concentrations exist within the elective content: finance, human resources, international business, information systems, management, marketing, and strategic management. On the average, part-time students complete the MBA in about three years.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

#87 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Acceptance rate 74.5% - High
Average starting salary and bonus $54,605 - Low
Average undergraduate GPA 3.19 - Low
Average GMAT score 526 - Low
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 46.5% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 46.5% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 117
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 391

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 117
Minority students 9.4%
International students 20.5%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 274
Minority students 16.1%
International students 6.2%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director DeAnn Steinle
Financial aid phone (785) 864-7500

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $314 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $734 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $314 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $734 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $307 per credit
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $11,500
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class N/A

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistantships N/A
Research assistantships N/A
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

University of Kansas has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 63
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 43
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 46.5% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 46.5% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 17
Low base salary $32,000
Average base salary $52,352
High base salary $73,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens N/A
Average base salary: U.S. citizens N/A
High base salary: U.S citizen N/A

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals N/A
Average base salary: Foreign nationals N/A
High base salary: Foreign nationals N/A

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 6
Low signing bonus $500
Average signing bonus $6,383
High signing bonus $20,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 0
Low other compensation N/A
Average other compensation N/A
High other compensation N/A

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
High other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
High other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 7
Marketing/sales low salary N/A
Marketing/sales average salary N/A
Marketing/sales high salary N/A
Number reporting operations/production jobs 4
Operations/production low salary N/A
Operations/production average salary N/A
Operations/production high salary N/A
Number reporting general management jobs 0
General management low salary N/A
General management average salary N/A
General management high salary N/A
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 5
Finance/accounting low salary N/A
Finance/accounting average salary N/A
Finance/accounting high salary N/A
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 1
Management information systems (MIS) low salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) average salary N/A
Management information systems (MIS) high salary N/A
Number reporting consulting jobs 0
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
Human resources low salary N/A
Human resources average salary N/A
Human resources high salary N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 5
Other occupations low salary N/A
Other occupations average salary N/A
Other occupations high salary N/A

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 0
Number reporting non-profit jobs 0

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 0
Northeast low salary N/A
Northeast average salary N/A
Northeast high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 0
Middle Atlantic low salary N/A
Middle Atlantic average salary N/A
Middle Atlantic high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 1
South low salary N/A
South average salary N/A
South high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 15
Midwest low salary N/A
Midwest average salary N/A
Midwest high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 3
Southwest low salary N/A
Southwest average salary N/A
Southwest high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 0
West low salary N/A
West average salary N/A
West high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs located internationally 1
International low salary N/A
International average salary N/A
International high salary N/A
 


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