University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics

By | January 14, 2023

Noted as one of the leading business schools in the state, University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics has distinguished itself with reputable career service, high average starting salary and rigorous academic curriculums. On this page specified for University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics, you can also find its complete admissions application information, such as average GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA ranges, average professional experience and acceptance rates for part-time, full-time and executive degree programs offered by University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics. According to AbbreviationFinder, University of Kentucky is abbreviated as UKY.

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Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2022)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee $65

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate (full-time) 86.9%
Average age of new entrants 24
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) 3.33
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.93-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 67
Average GMAT score (full-time) 619
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 560-710
Entrants providing GMAT scores 23
Students with prior work experience 22
Average work experience (months) 8

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 86.1%
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.38
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.98-3.82
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 53
Average GMAT score 593
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 520-660
Entrants providing GMAT scores 16
Students with prior work experience 30
Average work experience (months) 45

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program)

Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants 0
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 0
Average work experience (months) 0

GRE Scores

GRE accepted for admissions Yes
Percentage of fall 2013 entering class that submitted GRE scores 50%
GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT Yes

GRE Scores (Full-time)

New entrants providing GRE scores (old test) N/A
New entrants providing GRE scores (new test) 40
Average GRE score (old test) N/A
Average GRE score (new test) 154 verbal
156 quantitative
Average GRE analytical writing score 3.8
Median GRE score (old test) N/A
Median GRE score (new test) 155 verbal
156 quantitative
Median GRE analytical writing score 4.0
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (old test) N/A
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (new test) 147 – 167 verbal
148 – 166 quantitative
GRE analytical writing score range (10th – 90th percentile) 3.0 – 4.5

GRE Scores (Part-time)

New entrants providing GRE scores (old test) 6
New entrants providing GRE scores (new test) 15
Average GRE score (old test) N/A
Average GRE score (new test) 157 verbal
153 quantitative
Average GRE analytical writing score 4.0
Median GRE score (old test) N/A
Median GRE score (new test) 157 verbal
155 quantitative
Median GRE analytical writing score 4.0
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (old test) N/A
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (new test) 148 – 162 verbal
145 – 161 quantitative
GRE analytical writing score range (10th – 90th percentile) 3.5 – 5.0

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 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
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
No Executive MBA program presently.
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
No part-time distance learning program presently.

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Dr. Steve Skinner
Full-time program phone (859) 257-1306
Full-time program email [email protected]
Full-time program website http:/​/​gatton.​uky.​edu/​MBA/​Content.​asp?PageName=MBAOneYearProgram
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program email N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone (859) 257-1306
Part-time program email [email protected]
Part-time program website http:/​/​gatton.​uky.​edu/​MBA/​Content.​asp?PageName=MBAEveningProgram
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program email N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A

* Business School Admissions details based on 2022 data

Business School Career and Salary

Class of 2022

Full-time graduates 77
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 58
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 36.2%
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 69.0%

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 33
Low base salary $37,000
Average base salary $51,167
High base salary $75,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $37,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $51,167
High base salary: U.S citizens $75,000

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 4
Low signing bonus $2,000
Average signing bonus $5,750
High signing bonus $10,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $2,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,750
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $10,000

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 3
Low other compensation $1,500
Average other compensation $4,833
High other compensation $10,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $1,500
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $4,833
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $10,000

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 8
Marketing/sales low salary $40,000
Marketing/sales average salary $52,115
Marketing/sales high salary $74,880
Number reporting operations/production jobs 13
Operations/production low salary $37,000
Operations/production average salary $49,500
Operations/production high salary $57,000
Number reporting general management jobs 7
General management low salary $42,000
General management average salary $58,833
General management high salary $75,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 7
Finance/accounting low salary $40,000
Finance/accounting average salary $47,700
Finance/accounting high salary $57,500
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 1
Number reporting human resources jobs N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 4
Other occupations low salary $37,000
Other occupations average salary $43,804
Other occupations high salary $50,214

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 2
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 8
Manufacturing low salary $40,000
Manufacturing average salary $50,571
Manufacturing high salary $58,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs N/A

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) N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 3
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 29
South low salary $37,000
South average salary $50,581
South high salary $74,880
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 6
Midwest low salary $37,000
Midwest average salary $53,800
Midwest high salary $75,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 1
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 1
Number reporting jobs located internationally N/A

* Business School Career and Salary details based on 2022 data