By the Numbers: Graduate

Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business MBA/MS

Professional Outcomes - 2018 Graduates


86% of graduates employed | Knowledge rate: 91.5%

Average salary: $98,741 | Median salary: $93,000 (Based on 57% of respondents.)  

Out of a class of 236, 93 graduates earned a promotion while pursuing their degrees. 175 graduates expected to advance in their current careers within 12 months (due, at least in part, to the completion of their graduate degree).

Top Employers of 2018 COB Graduates

  • AT&T
  • CHRISTUS Health
  • Citi
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Ernst and Young
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Pioneer Natural Resources
  • State Farm
  • Verizon
  • Yum Brands!

Professional Outcomes - 2017 Graduates


80.4% of graduates employed | Knowledge rate: 90.4%

Average salary: $70,545 | Median salary: $85,000 (Based on 49% of respondents)

Out of a class of 280, 89 graduates earned a promotion while pursuing their degrees. 194 graduates expected to advance in their current careers within 12 months (due, at least in part, to the completion of their graduate degree).

Top Employers of 2017 COB Graduates

  • Bank of America
  • CBRE
  • Conifer Health Solutions
  • Fidelity Investments
  • McKesson Corp.
  • NCH Corporation
  • Parkland Health and Hospital
  • Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Raytheon
  • TIAA
  • Verizon
  • Wells Fargo

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