First Destinations: Graduate Outcomes

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

Select a major for more detailed information

MAJOR

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

% employed

% attending grad school**

responses

Accounting

91.7 66.9 24.8 121

Economics

90.3 74.2 * 31
Entrepreneurship 84.6 84.6 0.0 13

Finance

90.2 73.4 14.7 143

Human Resources

95.5 90.9 0.0 22

Information Technology

90.6 87.1 * 85

International Business

93.2 72.7 15.9 44

Marketing

95.5 88.4 5.4 112

Operations & Supply Chain Management

94.3 84.3 7.1
70
Real Estate 95.2 85.7 * 21

Total

91.5 77.0 12.1 413

Percentages above reflect reported responses.               
413 responses received were received by November 11, 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: 413
  • Percent Reporting: 95.6%                 

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
318 77.0% 310 84.0% 8
18.2%
Continuing education full-time 50 12.1% 34 9.2% 16 36.4%
Internship 2 0.5% 2 0.5% 0 0.0%
Planning to attend graduate/professional school but not yet enrolled 9 2.2% 2 0.5% 7 15.9%
Starting own business 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Seeking employment
20 4.8% 11 3.0% 9 20.5%
Not seeking employment
4 1.0% 1 0.3% 3 6.8%
Active military 7 1.7% 6 1.6% 1 2.3%
Year of service 3 0.7% 3 0.8% 0 0.0%
Total responses 413 100% 369 100.00% 44 100.00%

Salary data

Average salary $53,990
Median salary $53,000
Salary range $28,000 - $85,000
# of students receiving a signing bonus 82
Signing bonus range $560 - $20,000
Average signing bonus $6,288
Median signing bonus $5,000

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

Previous years' data