By the numbers…

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We are pleased to report our placement data for the graduating class of 2011. These numbers are self reported from students who graduated in May with a BBA in Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance or Information Systems. If you are a May 2011 graduate and you need to update us with your new employer and salary information, please send an email to Tim Johnston at johnstont@acu.edu.

May 2011 Placement Data – BBA and M.Acc graduates

  • $40,263 – Average starting salary for a COBA graduate
  • $49,503 – Average starting salary for a M.Acc. graduate
  • 83% – Percentage of COBA graduates employed or enrolled in master’s-level program within three months of graduation
  • 100% – Percentage of M.Acc. graduates employed or enrolled in master’s-level program within three months of graduation
  • 94% – Satisfaction rating for the quality of COBA Connections’ customer service (COBA Connections is our Academic and Career Advising Office)
And we’re already busy with our juniors and seniors through our Jump Start program, prepping Juniors on how to search for internships and then how to prepare your resume and cover letter and walking with seniors through the process of beginning a job search and the importance of building your network now. Through our Connections office, we offer intense interview training and preparation as well as resume writing hints, tips and reviews. Also, be sure to join the official COBA alumni group (ACU COBA Alumni) on LinkedIn and “like” our COBA page on facebook.