First Destinations: Graduate Outcomes

College of Business Administration August/December 2015 and May 2016 Graduation Outcome Data

MAJOR

% employed, starting own business, in grad school or military

% employed

% attending grad school**

responses

Accounting

90.5 65.5 25.0 116

Economics

87.1 71.0 * 31
Entrepreneurship 76.9 76.9 0.0 13

Finance

84.8 68.8 13.8 138

Human Resources

90.9 86.4 0.0 22

Information Technology

86.3 82.5 * 80

International Business

87.5 70.0 15.0 40

Marketing

85.5 78.2 5.5 110

Operations & Supply Chain Management

88.4 79.7 * 69
Real Estate 80.0 70.0 * 20

Total

86.4 72.2 11.7 403

Percentages above reflect reported responses.               
403 responses received were received by August 23, 2016.
The per-major numbers above will sum to a larger number due to the fact that many students pursue multiple majors.

  • August 2015 graduates: 38
  • January 2016 graduates: 79
  • May 2016 graduates: 315
  • Total graduates: 432
  • Total Responses: 403
  • Percent Reporting: 93.3%                 

Responses are collected through survey responses, phone calls, faculty information sharing and LinkedIn

* Percentages are reported when five or more students in a major pursued the post-graduation option.
**Percentages include students employed part-time and/or attending school part-time but not those planning to attend graduate school

Graduate pursuits

  All students Domestic International
Employed full-time & part-time
291 72.2% 284 78.7% 7 16.7%
Continuing education full-time 47 11.7% 33 9.1% 14 33.3%
Internship 6 1.5% 6 1.7% 0 0.0%
Planning to attend graduate/professional school but not yet enrolled 13 3.2% 5 1.4% 8 19.0%
Starting own business 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Seeking employment
32 7.9% 23 6.4% 9 21.4%
Not seeking employment
4 1.0% 1 0.3% 3 7.1%
Active military 7 1.7% 6 1.7% 1 2.4%
Year of service 3 0.7% 3 0.8% 0 0.0%
Total responses 403 100% 361 100.00% 42 100.00%

Salary data

Average salary $54,131
Median salary $53,000
Salary range $28,000 - $85,000
# of students receiving a signing bonus 85
Signing bonus range $1,000 - $20,000
Average signing bonus $6,329
Median signing bonus $5,000

Salary data is calculated using full-time, non-temporary, U.S. employment

Previous years' data