Kennesaw State University Michael J. Coles College of Business

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2019)

Application deadline (U.S. residents)  rolling
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee  $60

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Applicants (full-time)  N/A
Acceptance rate (full-time)  N/A
Average age of new entrants  N/A
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time)  N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile)  N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA  N/A
Average GMAT score (full-time)  N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile)  N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores  N/A
Students with prior work experience  N/A
Average work experience (months)  N/A

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate  32.4%
Average age of new entrants  34
Average undergraduate GPA  3.30
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile)  2.74-3.78
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA  70
Average GMAT score  596
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile)  540-640
Entrants providing GMAT scores  52
Students with prior work experience  70
Average work experience (months)  132

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program)

Acceptance rate  61.5%
Average age of new entrants  30
Average undergraduate GPA  N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile)  N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA  N/A
Average GMAT score  N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile)  N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores  N/A
Students with prior work experience  30
Average work experience (months)  N/A

GRE Scores

GRE accepted for admissions  N/A
Percentage of fall 2019 entering class that submitted GRE scores  N/A
GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT  N/A

Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate Majors  N/A

TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students  Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required  550 paper test
80 internet-based test
Mean TOEFL of entering students  N/A
Median TOEFL of entering students  N/A

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

Full-time program  N/A
Executive program
Consideration is given to applicant’s academic record, scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and work experience. Other factors reviewed include applicant’s educational background, performance in outside activities and evidence of successful teaming and record of accomplishments.
Part-time program
Applications are assessed based on the following criteria:
academic background, professional experience, and GMAT score, as well as recommendations.
Part-time distance learning program
Applications are assessed based on the following criteria:
academic background, professional experience, and GMAT score, as well as recommendations.

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions  David Baugher
Full-time program phone  N/A
Full-time program email  N/A
Full-time program website  N/A
Executive program phone  (770) 423-6862
Executive program email  sfox14@kennesaw.edu
Executive program website  http:/​/​coles.​kennesaw.​edu/​graduate/​emba/​emba.​htm
Part-time program phone  (770) 420-4470
Part-time program email  cleveque@kennesaw.edu
Part-time program website  http:/​/​http:/​/​coles.​kennesaw.​edu/​graduate/​mba/​index.​htm
Part-time distance learning program phone  (770) 420-4470
Part-time distance learning program email  cleveque@kennesaw.edu
Part-time distance learning program website  http:/​/​www.​webmbaonline.​org/​

* Business School Admissions details based on 2019 data

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2019)

Application deadline (U.S. residents)  rolling
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee  $60

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Applicants (full-time)  N/A
Acceptance rate (full-time)  N/A
Average age of new entrants  N/A
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time)  N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile)  N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA  N/A
Average GMAT score (full-time)  N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile)  N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores  N/A
Students with prior work experience  N/A
Average work experience (months)  N/A

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate  32.4%
Average age of new entrants  34
Average undergraduate GPA  3.30
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile)  2.74-3.78
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA  70
Average GMAT score  596
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile)  540-640
Entrants providing GMAT scores  52
Students with prior work experience  70
Average work experience (months)  132

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program)

Acceptance rate  61.5%
Average age of new entrants  30
Average undergraduate GPA  N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile)  N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA  N/A
Average GMAT score  N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile)  N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores  N/A
Students with prior work experience  30
Average work experience (months)  N/A

GRE Scores

GRE accepted for admissions  N/A
Percentage of fall 2019 entering class that submitted GRE scores  N/A
GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT  N/A

Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate Majors  N/A

TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students  Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required  550 paper test
80 internet-based test
Mean TOEFL of entering students  N/A
Median TOEFL of entering students  N/A

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

Full-time program  N/A
Executive program
Consideration is given to applicant’s academic record, scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and work experience. Other factors reviewed include applicant’s educational background, performance in outside activities and evidence of successful teaming and record of accomplishments.
Part-time program
Applications are assessed based on the following criteria:
academic background, professional experience, and GMAT score, as well as recommendations.
Part-time distance learning program
Applications are assessed based on the following criteria:
academic background, professional experience, and GMAT score, as well as recommendations.

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions  David Baugher
Full-time program phone  N/A
Full-time program email  N/A
Full-time program website  N/A
Executive program phone  (770) 423-6862
Executive program email  sfox14@kennesaw.edu
Executive program website  http:/​/​coles.​kennesaw.​edu/​graduate/​emba/​emba.​htm
Part-time program phone  (770) 420-4470
Part-time program email  cleveque@kennesaw.edu
Part-time program website  http:/​/​http:/​/​coles.​kennesaw.​edu/​graduate/​mba/​index.​htm
Part-time distance learning program phone  (770) 420-4470
Part-time distance learning program email  cleveque@kennesaw.edu
Part-time distance learning program website  http:/​/​www.​webmbaonline.​org/​

* Business School Admissions details based on 2019 data