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Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business

Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits

120

Approximate Tuition Cost

$49,200

Accreditation

AACSB, International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

*Based on the Tuition Guarantee Program for a full-time student taking 12-18 semester hours, if completing program in 8 semesters.

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in General Business is for students who desire a holistic understanding of all business areas rather than a specialized area of business, i.e., accounting, business management, computer information systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, managerial marketing and marketing.

General Business students may apply early to the M.B.A. degree and double count 9 credit hours of graduate courses toward both degree programs. See the Combined Bachelor's/Master's Degree Program policy in the University Catalog for more information.

Accreditation: AACSB, International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Program Structure

  • 120 minimum total credits
    • 39 minimum upper-division credit hours
    • 24 minimum Kent Core credit hours
    • 16 minimum general electives

Admissions Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

First-Year Students on the Kent Campus: The first-year admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon cumulative grade point average, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. Students not admissible to the Kent Campus may be administratively referred to one of the seven regional campuses to begin their college coursework. For more information on admissions, visit the admissions website for first-year students.

First-Year Students on the Regional Campuses: First-year admission to Kent State's campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, as well as the Twinsburg Academic Center, is open to anyone with a high school diploma or its equivalent.

International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 525 TOEFL score (71 on the Internet-based version), minimum 75 MELAB score, minimum 6.0 IELTS score or minimum 48 PTE score or minimum 100 DET score; or by completing the ESL level 112 Intensive Program. For more information, visit the admissions website for international students.

Transfer Students: For more information, visit the admissions website for transfer students.

Former Students: Former Kent State students or graduates who have not attended another college or university since Kent State may complete the reenrollment or reinstatement form on the University Registrar's website.

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Important Dates

Jan
17

Classes Begin

Spring 2023 Semester

Mar
27

Spring Break

Spring Break

May
18

Classes Begin

Summer 2023 Semester

Courses

The Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business courses cover all business areas rather than a specialized area of business, i.e., accounting, business management, computer information systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, managerial marketing and marketing.

All undergraduate students must also complete courses that satisfy the Kent State university requirements in order to graduate.

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Non-Ohio Residents
Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost
$559.00 $1,677.00 $49,200 full-time1 $569.00 $1,707.00 $50,200-$50,700 full-time2

1The flat-rate semester fee of $6,152.20 applies to full-time Ohio resident undergraduate students taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester. This program is calculated at 8 semesters. For part-time semesters: The $559 per-credit-hour tuition rate applies to part-time Ohio resident undergraduate students taking fewer than 12 credit hours per semester.

2The flat-rate semester fee of $6,152.20 applies to full-time non-Ohio resident undergraduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking between 12-18 credit hours, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour of actual credits taken (between 12-18 or $120-$180). This program is calculated at 8 semesters. For part-time semesters: The $559 per-credit-hour tuition rate applies to part-time non-Ohio resident undergraduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking fewer than 12 credit hours per semester, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour.

An additional College of Business Administration program fee of $85 is charged to students each semester. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour. 

Total program cost based on Tuition Guarantee Program for a full-time student taking 12-18 credit hours for 8 semesters. Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.


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