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Kelley School of Business – Indiana University


In 1920, Indiana University founded the School of Commerce and Finance. After swiftly changing its name to the School of Business Administration in 1933, the school was renamed again as the School of Business just five years later. In 1997, the school officially changed to its current title as the Kelley School of Business, named after E.W. Kelley, an alumnus who generously donated $23 million to the business school.


The Kelley School of Business has two primary locations in Indiana: Bloomington and Indianapolis. The Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), a joint merger between Indiana University and Perdue University, hosts an Evening MBA and Business of Medicine MBA in center city Indianapolis.

The IUPUI campus located less than 15 miles from the Indianapolis International Airport.


The Indiana Kelley School of Business is comprised of two buildings located on the center of campus, and the $33 million, 180,000 square-foot Godfrey Center is home to Kelley’s full-time MBA program. The Godfrey Center is remarked as one of the most tech-savvy facilities in the country, featuring a Financial Trading Lab, which gives students an opportunity to work with the technology used in Wall Street firms.

Faculty at the Indiana Kelley School of Business

Across its Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses, the Indiana Kelley School of Business has over 300 faculty members, almost half of whom are tenure track. Nearly three-quarters of the faculty hold a Ph.D., JD, or Ed.D. terminal degree. The faculty is known for their frequently downloaded publications, as they have published hundreds of journal articles and books in the span of only a couple of years.

As part of the Online MBA, Indiana University employs 96 faculty members, 95 of which work full-time, and 54 of which are on the tenure track.

Student Body at the Indiana Kelley School of Business

The following number of students were enrolled in the Kelley School of Business Graduate Management Education Programs based on Fall 2019:

Bloomington Location

Undergraduate: 7,939
Full-Time MBA: 322
Kelley Direct Online MBA: 911
Kelley Direct Online MBS: 170
Executive Degree Programs MBA: 735
Executive Degree Programs MS: 172
MS in Information Systems: 163
3/2 MBA: 62
MS in Accounting: 49
MS in Finance: 35
Doctoral Programs: 66
Total: 10,642


Undergraduate: 1,178
Evening MBA Program: 272
The business of Medicine Physician MBA: 75
Graduate Accounting Programs: 99
Total 1,624

MBA and MS Degree Offerings at the Indiana Kelley School of Business

The Kelley School of Business features a traditional full-time MBA, Online MBA, Global MBA, and the 3/2 MBA. Students at the IUPUI campus have access to the Evening and Business of Medicine MBA programs. In addition to the MBA programs, the Kelley School of Business also provides the following specialized master’s programs: MS in Accounting with Data and Analytics, MS in Finance, MS in Healthcare Management,  MS in Information Systems, and a P.h.D.


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Kelley School of Business MBA Graduation

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