University of Kentucky (Gatton)

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145 Gatton College of Business and Economics
Lexington, KY 40506

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#100 Best Business Schools


#85 in Part-time MBA

Business School Overview

The Gatton College of Business and Economics at University of Kentucky offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, international business, leadership, marketing, management information systems, production/operations management, supply chain management/logistics, and quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research. Its tuition is full-time: $11,495 per year (in-state); full-time: $23,560 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $662 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $1,485 per credit (out-of-state). At graduation, 36.2 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.

The University of Kentucky and the Gatton College of Business and Economics are located in Lexington, which is known as the “Horse Capital of the World” for its race tracks and stables. Besides equestrian activities, graduate students in the Gatton College of Business and Economics can check out the nearby shopping centers and restaurants, art scenes such as the Opera House and Lexington Ballet, and, on campus, the Division I UK Wildcats sports teams, which are well known for men’s basketball.

Graduate students at the Gatton College of Business and Economics students can earn an M.B.A. in 11 months as they work on special projects with corporate firms. There is also a two year, evening M.B.A. program for students who work during the day.

Gatton students who want to earn two degrees can combine an M.B.A. with an B.S. in engineering from the College of Engineering, or a J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Outside the classroom, students can check out the Gatton College of Business and Economics M.B.A. Student Association, which plans professional development activities and community service projects, among other services.

University of Kentucky business students can also earn an M.S. in accounting or economics from the Gatton College of Business and Economics. For post-graduation planning, University of Kentucky business students should stop by Gatton College’s Graham Office of Career Management, which hosts on-campus interviews and career fairs, and helps students with career planning. Alumni of the Gatton College of Business and Economics can check out the University of Kentucky Alumni Career Services, which helps graduates with interviewing and researching employers, among other things.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) N/A
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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 other

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 67
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



Full-time: $11,495 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $23,560 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $662 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,485 per credit (out-of-state)

Required fees (full-time) $9,693 per year
Required fees (part-time) $2,424 per year
Required fees (executive degree program) N/A


Average base salary $51,167
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 36.2%

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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