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Profile Data from 2014
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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    566
  • Program Cost
    $26,614
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
475 Terrace Drive
Room A310 BSA
Kent, Ohio 44242, United States
Website

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    50%
  • Selectivity
    70%
  • Job Offers
    75%
  • Average Salary
    $43,750.00
  • Top Industry
    Consulting

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About Kent State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.23 GPA of All Applicants 3.35 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 20
  • Median 0
  • Middle 80% 0 to 65
Admissions Selectivity
70% Graduate School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

566 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
63% 504
71% 566
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 89
70% 70.0
50% 50.0
Female
40% 40
International
63% 63
Re-Applicants
1% 1
1% 1
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Other Science
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
  • Other Science
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Kent State University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Akron
  • Mount Union College
  • Visvesvaraya Technical University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Infosys
  • Accenture Pvt Ltd
  • US Army
  • Equus Consulting
  • US Tech Solutions
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
1% 1
2% 2
680 to 709
1% 1
2% 2
650 to 679
4% 4
6% 6
620 to 649
7% 7
8% 8
590 to 619
14% 14
20% 20
560 to 589
12% 12
17% 17
530 to 559
14% 14
18% 18
500 to 529
12% 12
17% 17
Under 500
35% 35
10% 10
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 25%
Top Industry
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 25%
  • Consumer Products 25%
  • Consulting 25%
LaFresca Pizza 1
Top Employer
  • Envision RX 1
  • InterChez Global Services 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
75% Graduate School of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
50% 50
61% 60.97325153374234
50% Receive Offers
50% 50
56% 55.69710982658959
50% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
25% 25
22% 21.9117610062893
25% Receive Offers
25% 25
25% 25.424767441860464
25% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
24% Graduates seeking full-time employment
6% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • LaFresca Pizza 1
  • Envision RX 1
  • InterChez Global Services 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
25% 25
$32,500.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
25% 25
$42,500.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
25% 25
$57,500.00 Data not provided
Other
25% 25
$42,500.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
25% 25
$32,500.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products
25% 25
$57,500.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
25% 25
$42,500.00 Data not provided
Other
25% 25
$42,500.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
75% 75
$43,750.00
33K 58K
More than one year, up to three years
25% 25
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$43,750.00
33K 58K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Southwest
25% 25
$42,500.00 Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
75% 75
$44,167.00
33K 58K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • S&P Data Company 1
  • Arizona Beverages 1
  • Whirlpool 1
  • United Nations 1
  • Cleveland Clinic (Marymount Hospital) 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 92
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 277
  • Average intern length in weeks 11
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 41
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $26,614
  • Budget $15,500
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $43,698
  • Budget $18,000
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$420,228
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
24 Graduate School of Management 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
30% 30
Team project
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
More Information
Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Fashion Design and Merchandising
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/March (Architecture)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • All classrooms contain a document camera that projects through the ceiling mounted projector; all have instructor stations with wide screen monitors on articulated mounts; AV control panels have been installed eliminating remote controls; upgraded classrooms have high definition video; all classrooms equipped with white boards; wireless capacity upgraded to double number of simultaneous Wi-Fi users that can be served in the building.

Students: Who are my classmates?

50% International Students
29% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
86% 86
African American
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
49% 49
Asia
45% 45
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
3% 3
More Information
Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,430 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
0 Active alumni clubs
2% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.