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Career Outcomes: Class of 2018 Bachelor’s Degree Recipients

The class of 2018 includes students graduating August '17 through May '18.  

The report highlights the post-graduate pursuits for 94% of the CoB Class of 2018 graduates.

Career Outcomes

78% Employed Full-Time

14% Continuing Education

5% Seeking Employment

2% Internship/Experiential Learning

.5% Employed Part-Time

.5% Not Seeking Employment

 
95%
of CoB graduates are employed, in graduate school or engaged in other career-related endeavors within 6 months of graduation.
Internships and Job Offers

74% of business students completed at least one internship, and 50% of students that completed an internship received an employment offer from that organization.

Schaffer Hilton

"We find JMU graduates to be smart, well-rounded and highly motivated. Our Madison hires have exceeded the average for their peer group and with a longer tenure."

H. Shaffer Hilton,
National Managing Director Strategic Client Ventures, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Average Starting Salaries



ACCOUNTING


$58,521



COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS


$66,906



ECONOMICS


$56,956



FINANCE


$58,847



INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS


$50,038


MANAGEMENT


$51,122


MARKETING


$47,571*


QUANTITATIVE FINANCE


$69,825

*Salary figure does not include commissions and other incentive pay. 45% of JMU marketing graduates reported commission and other incentive pay in addition to their average starting salary.

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