AACSB Accredited

2016 Class Profile (PDF)

Majors
  • Accounting B.B.A., M.S.
  • Computer Information Systems B.B.A.
  • Economics B.B.A., B.A., B.S.
  • Finance B.B.A.
  • International Business B.B.A.
  • Management. B.B.A
  • Marketing B.B.A.
  • Quantitative Finance B.S.
Minors
  • Busines Analytics
  • Chinese Business Studies
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Economics
Undergraduate Enrollment

AACSB 1st Majors

3,806 students

Females - 34%; Males - 66%

Career Placement
  • 2016 graduating class median base salary: $57,500
  • 82% of JMU business interns are paid
  • 70% of graduates entering the workforce had secured full-time employment prior to graduation
  • 13% of 2016 graduating class were already accepted into graduate programs
College of Business Acceptance
  • Students typically apply for B.B.A. programs the semester prior to their junior year.
  • 10 lower-level B.B.A. core courses required:
    • Calculus
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Financial Accounting
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Legall Environment for Business
    • Macroeconomics
    • Microeconomics
    • Business Analytics
    • Business Statistics
    • Interpersonal Skills
Integrated Coursework
  • Students completing the B.B.A. program take COB 300 - Integrative Business, a one semester, four-course requirement taught by a team of professors representing different disciplines. Students gain a unique perspective of the interrelationships among business systems as they integrate course material into a business plan working in a cross-disciplinary team of peers
  • COB 487 is a senior capstone course combining various functional areas of business administration
Faculty
  • 126 full-time business school faculty
  • 100% hold terminal degree and/or extensive, business-related work experience
  • No courses taught by graduate students
Differential Tuition

Differential tuition is common among top business schools and supports the educational experience in numerous ways. Currently additional funding ensures students experience state-of-the–art technology, such as the Capital Markets Lab and supports the Office of Experiential Learning which provides learning tours, professional networking opportunities, and professional development activities, all of which result in more internship and job placement opportunities for students.  

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