AACSB Accredited
Majors
  • Accounting B.B.A., M.S.A.
  • 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
  • Business Analytics
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Business
  • Global Supply Chain Management
Career Outcomes: Class of 2019 Bachelor's Degree Recipients

The class of 2019 includes students graduating August '18 through May '19.  

The report highlights the post-graduate pursuits for 30% of the CoB Class of 2019 graduates.

Career Outcomes

86% Employed Full-Time

10% Continuing Education

3% Seeking Employment

1% Internship/Experiential Learning

 

 
97%
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 respondents  from the class of 2019 completed at least 1 internship

50% of those who completed at least 1 internship received a job offer from that internship

445 unique companies were involved with the Top 10 being:

  • KPMG
  • Enterprise
  • EY
  • Fannie Mae
  • PwC
  • Bank of America
  • Deloitte
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Morgan Stanley
  • RSM
  • Grant Thornton
Average Starting Salaries
  • Average Salary: $60,111
  • Average Total Compensation: $63,0761

*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.

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

Undergraduate Enrollment

AACSB 1st Majors

4,077 students

Females - 33%; Males - 67%

College of Business Acceptance
  • Students typically apply for B.B.A. programs the semester prior to their junior year.
  • 8 lower-level B.B.A. core courses required:
    • Calculus
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Financial Accounting
    • Macroeconomics
    • Microeconomics
    • Business Analytics I
    • Business Analytics II
    • 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
  • 130 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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