Kent State’s College of Business Administration MBA Program Ranked in The Financial Engineer

Kent State’s College of Business Administration’s MBA program was ranked 135th in the nation for 2015 by The Financial Engineer, providing the most comprehensive rankings of MBA programs in the country.

The rankings are created using the following components:

·         30% Mean GMAT Scores

·         25% Mean Starting Salary and Bonus

·         15% Mean Undergraduate GPA

·         15% Acceptance Rate

·         10% Full-time Graduates Employed at Graduation

·         5% Full-time Graduates Employed Three Months after Graduation

The overall score is a weighted average of each of the components respective score, which are not rounded.

Other Ohio colleges ranked with Kent State are The Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University and the University of Cincinnati.

Kent State’s College of Business Administration is the second largest college of business in Ohio. The college has a wide range of top notch MBA programs, including full-time and part-time options, an MS in Accounting and an MA in Economics. The college also boasts an Executive MBA program with tracks in corporate and healthcare. Plus, the college has five dual-MBA degrees including architecture, nursing, library science, communication studies and translation.

The MBA programs at Kent State are consistently recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report and CEO Magazine.

“The College of Business Administration always strives for excellence and these rankings are a direct reflection of the hard work and dedication of our MBA faculty,” said Dean Deborah F. Spake, Ph.D.

For more information on the College of Business Administration MBA programs, visit


Kent State University’s College of Business Administration is one of only 180 colleges or schools of business worldwide to achieve dual accreditation in both business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the global accrediting body providing specialized accreditation at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. The College of Business Administration is home to 4,502 students, the second largest college of business in Ohio. The college boasts a satellite office of Kent State University’s Career Services Center dedicated to business students, and operates the Global Management Center, the Center for Information Systems and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation all propelling scholarly research, establishing innovative industry partnerships and providing outreach to Northeast Ohio and beyond.

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POSTED: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:00 AM
Updated: Saturday, December 3, 2022 01:02 AM