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Master of Business Administration

What can an MBA do for you?

An MBA provides you operational, financial and managerial skills that lead to greater productivity, better career advancement and a higher salary. And according to researchers, companies run by MBA graduates are better managed and more profitable, making them a valued commodity in the job market.

Within three months of graduation, 95 percent of KU MBA graduates have secured a job. Our graduates find careers in many different industries not only in Kansas City, but in major metropolitan areas across the country and world.

Scholarships and Student Support

The KU School of Business offers full-time MBA students both merit-based and need-based scholarships. The admission committee reviews applications and considers scholarships at the same time.

  • Scholarships range from $3,000 to $30,000 per year.
  • National companies provide a limited number of fellowships opportunities for outstanding students
  • Last year, 90 percent of students in the program received some type of financial support.

For more information about financial aid and FAFSA, visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships.


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Learn more about MBA programs

If you have questions about any of our MBA programs, fill out this quick form and an admissions officer will contact you.

Contact the MBA office
Lawrence MBA Office
124 Summerfield
Jinae Krieshok
MBA Director of Admissions
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26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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