CBE Fast Facts

A snapshot of our students, faculty and alumni.

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Student Enrollment  (Fall 2016)

Undergraduate Graduate Total
 3,663 243  3,903

 

FAST FACT

We're the largest undergraduate AACSB-accredited business program in Maryland.

 

Student Demographics (Fall 2016)

Category Undergraduate Graduate Total
Male      
Female      
White      
African American      
Hispanic      
Other Race/Ethnicity      

 

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Internships

year total internships
2015-16 656
2014-15 752
2013-14 628

 

fast Fact

100% of accouting and business students complete at least one internship while in school.

 

Average Class Size: 32

 

Faculty Headcount (Fall 2016)

 Faculty  Number
Full-time 95
Ph.D.  

FAST FACT

All courses are taught by CBE faculty members who either have earned the highest degree in their field or have extensive professional experience.

 

Faculty Demographics (Fall 2016)

Category Percentage of full-time faculty
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Female  
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African American/Black  
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Other Race/Ethnicity  
 

 

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Graduation Data

Degrees Awarded

Year Degrees Awarded
2015-16 744
2014-15 720
 2013-14 701

 

Time to Degree

Year Average time to complete degree
2016  
2015  
2014  
2013  

 

Job Placement

Primary Status at Graduation

 Category Spring 2016 (107 responses) Fall 2015 (71 responses)
Full-time job 62% 52%
Part-time job 5% 10%
Post-bach education 4% 4%
Seeking employment 25% 32%
Community service 2% 0%
Military, Other & No plans <2% 2%

Source: TU's Office of Institutional Research

fast fact

75% of spring 2016 graduates surveyed were either employed or pursuing a graduate degree, military service or community service at the time of graduation.


Nature of Employment after Graduation

 Category Spring 2016 (91 responses) Fall 2015 (61 responses)
Related to professional goals 88% 84%
Related to program of study 80% 84%

Source: TU's Office of Institutional Research

 

Salary Data

Average earnings for accounting, business administration & e-business graduates employed in Maryland

Year 2012 2013 2014
Total  Accounting, Business Administration and e-business Graduates  569 605  598
1 year after graduation  $34,734 (n=355)  $34,574 (n=296)  $38,123
(n=318)
2 years after graduation

 $43,075
(n=364)

 $43,117
(n=293)
 
3 years after graduation  $48,608
(n=325)
   

n=Number of graduates with wage records in the state of Maryland for all four quarters.

Source: Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center

 

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College & Department Profiles

The department and college profiles provide five-year snapshots of enrollment, faculty, degree and expenditure data. They are updated throughout the year by the Office of Institutional Research.