By the Numbers: Graduate

Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business MBA/MS 

Immediate Advantage

80.32% of alumni from the SYGCOB who earned their graduate degrees in 2015 indicated that, not only were they currently employed, but also their newly conferred UD degree was a clear professional advantage.

What did they say?

117 alumni shared that while they were pursuing their degrees they earned a promotion.  Another 181 said they expected to advance in their current careers within 12 months due, in part, to the completion of their graduate degree.

Top Employers of Recent Graduates

  • Verizon (#1 employer of graduates from 2015)
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Ericsson
  • AT&T
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Citigroup

Earnings

  • 52.4% of alumni who earned their graduate degrees in 2015 disclosed their salaries, which averaged $82,840.00.

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