College of Business

Program Performance

The College of Business is committed to excellence in our results-oriented academic programs. We believe in accountability, performance disclosure and continuous improvement.

Metric Program Results
  Academic Year
[August, December & May graduates]
% based on all reporting students
1) Career Success: First Destination
(COB – Undergraduate) – Percentage of graduated students reporting career-related post-graduation plans (employment, graduate school, Teach America, military or a gap year).

** [Data as of 08-11-2016; a 61% response rate. Career Services reporting year closes 6 months after graduation, 11-15-2016].
Class of 2015 – 2016
Class of 2014 – 2015
92%
Data not available
1b) Career Success: First Destination
(National average – Undergraduate – NACE National Association of Colleges & Employers)
Class of 2014 – 2015 83% National Average
2) Employment
(COB – Undergraduate) – Percentage of responding graduated students with post-graduation employment. **
Class of 2015 – 2016
Class of 2014 – 2015
77% employed
Data not available
3) Graduate School Enrollment
(COB – Undergraduate) – Percentage of responding graduated students with post-graduation enrollment in graduate school. **
Class of 2015 – 2016
Class of 2014 – 2015
28% enrolled in graduate school
Data not available
4) Employment and Graduate School Enrollment by Program Majors
(COB – Undergraduate) – Percentage of responding graduated students with post-graduation employment, or enrollment in graduate school. **
  Employment – Graduate School
[%’s can exceed 100%; some students are employed AND enrolled in graduate school.]
Accounting Class of 2015 – 2016 83% employed – 22% grad school
Business Administration Class of 2015 – 2016 87% employed – 29% grad school
Finance Class of 2015 – 2016 90% employed – 10% grad school
Information Security & Risk Management Class of 2015 – 2016 83% employed – 50% grad school
Information Systems Class of 2015 – 2016 67% employed – 33% grad school
International Business Class of 2015 – 2016 50% employed – 25% grad school
Marketing Class of 2015 – 2016 63% employed – 29% grad school
Social Media Marketing Class of 2015 – 2016 50% employed – 50% grad school
5) Graduation Rate – College of Business
(COB students) – Percentage first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. A six-year time period from year of 1st enrollment.
2015 reporting year
2014 reporting year
2013 reporting year
2012 reporting year
77%
68%
72%
68%
5b) Graduation Rate – Lewis University
(All Lewis University students)
2015 reporting year
2014 reporting year
62%
63%
6) Retention Rate – College of Business
(COB students) – Percentage of first-time, freshman undergraduate students who continue in the COB the following year.
2015 reporting year
2014 reporting year
2013 reporting year
2012 reporting year
84%
84%
83%
80%
6b) Retention Rate – Lewis University
(All Lewis University students)
2015 reporting year
2014 reporting year
2013 reporting year
2012 reporting year
82%
83%