145 Gatton College of Business and Economics
Lexington, KY 40506
Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#105 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The Gatton College of Business and Economics at University of Kentucky offers graduate programs in 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: $11,165 per year (in-state); full-time: $22,237 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $642 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $1,399 per credit (out-of-state). At graduation, 54.9 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)||May 12|
|Application deadline (international students)||January 15|
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|Average base salary||$54,811|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||54.9%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data