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The Gatton College of Business and Economics at University of Kentucky

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 1
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Application fee $50

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 73.4% - High
Average age of new entrants 24
Average undergraduate GPA 3.34 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.82-3.88
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 60
Average GMAT score 616 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 550-700
Students with prior work experience 20
Average work experience (months) 14

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 76.1%
Average age of new entrants 27
Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.95-3.95
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 43
Average GMAT score 556
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 500-640
Students with prior work experience 27
Average work experience (months) 42

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
An applicant must turn in a Graduate School application, MBA application, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, essays, GMAT or GRE score report and TOEFL for international applicants. Once all information has been received the file is reviewed by the MBA Admissions Committee.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
An applicant must turn in a Graduate School application, MBA application, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, essays, GMAT or GRE score report and TOEFL for international applicants. Once all information has been received the file is reviewed by the MBA Admissions Committee.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Dr. Steve Skinner
Full-time program phone (859) 257-1306
Full-time program E-mail ukmba@uky.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​gattonmba.​uky.​edu
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program E-mail N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone (859) 257-1306
Part-time program E-mail ukmba@uky.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​gattonmba.​uky.​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

(11) Departments/concentrations
accounting marketing
entrepreneurship management information systems
finance production/operations management
general management supply chain management/logistics
international business quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
leadership
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand finance, general management, marketing, production/operations management, supply chain management/logistics
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time accelerated, part-time evenings and weekends
Joint programs available engineering, healthcare (medicine), law, M.B.A./Pharm.D. and MBA/Diplomacy

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Partnering with esteemed faculty and successful businesses,our students are walking away with a degree that prepares them for the real-world business challenges they will face. The One Year program consists of 50 credit hours of academic coursework and the opportunity to work side by side with corporate firms on key projects.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
Our part-time evening program is designed for the working individual seeking to improve their business acumen. Modeled by the more traditional learning environment, evening students will study with first-rate professors who are leaders in their fields. In as little as two years, a student in the evening MBA program will graduate with an advanced degree designed to sharpen their skill set.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#94 Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

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

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 35
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Acceptance rate 73.4% - High
Average starting salary and bonus $57,552 - Low
Average undergraduate GPA 3.34 - Medium
Average GMAT score 616 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 50.0% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 75.0% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 60
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 141

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 60
Minority students 8.3%
International students 6.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 81
Minority students 8.6%
International students 6.2%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Lynda George
Financial aid phone (859) 257-1306

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $10,543 total program (in-state)
Full-time: $20,989 total program (out-of-state)
Part-time: $605 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,319 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $8,000 per program
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $13,000
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class N/A

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 0
Teaching assistantships 0
Research assistantships 0
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

University of Kentucky 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 68
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 52
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 50.0% - Medium
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 75.0% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 38
Low base salary $30,000
Average base salary $55,926
High base salary $120,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $30,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $56,168
High base salary: U.S citizen $120,000

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 9
Low signing bonus $2,500
Average signing bonus $6,867
High signing bonus $15,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $2,500
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $6,867
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $15,000

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 4
Low other compensation $1,000
Average other compensation $4,775
High other compensation $11,550

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $1,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $4,775
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $11,550

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 10
Marketing/sales low salary $30,000
Marketing/sales average salary $55,770
Marketing/sales high salary $110,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 13
Operations/production low salary $38,000
Operations/production average salary $58,423
Operations/production high salary $75,000
Number reporting general management jobs 7
General management low salary $34,000
General management average salary $44,000
General management high salary $60,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 4
Finance/accounting low salary $50,000
Finance/accounting average salary $61,667
Finance/accounting high salary $70,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 0
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 1
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
Human resources low salary $0
Human resources average salary $0
Human resources high salary $0
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 3
Other occupations low salary $38,000
Other occupations average salary $45,000
Other occupations high salary $50,000

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
Government low salary $0
Government average salary $0
Government high salary $0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 8
Manufacturing low salary $38,000
Manufacturing average salary $58,813
Manufacturing high salary $77,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 0
Non-profit low salary $0
Non-profit average salary $0
Non-profit high salary $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 $0
Northeast average salary $0
Northeast high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 1
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) 30
South low salary $30,000
South average salary $53,041
South high salary $120,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 5
Midwest low salary $49,000
Midwest average salary $69,800
Midwest high salary $110,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 1
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) 1
West low salary N/A
West average salary N/A
West high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs located internationally 0
International low salary $0
International average salary $0
International high salary $0
 


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