Student Success Statistics

Undergraduate Data

Statistic Title Duration/Year Value
College of  Business Undergraduate Graduation Rate 6 year 69%
College of  Business Undergraduate Graduation Rate 4 year 56%
Undergraduate Job Placement Rate 2018-2019

91% employed or continuing education 6 months

post graduation

Graduate Data 

Statistic Title Year Value
Average Undergraduate GPA of MBA Applicants Fall 2020 3.38
Graduate Job Placement Rate 2018-2019

94.62% employed or continuing education 6 months

post graduation

COB Statistics

Statistic title Year Value
COB Students Enrolled Fall 2020 5,036
COB Retention  Fall 2019 - Fall 2020

First time students: 82.10%

COB Students Participating in COB Career Fair Fall 2020 589
COB Underrepresented Students Fall 2020 12%
Average Incoming ACT for COB Majors Fall 2020 23.71
COB Diverse Faculty Hires

Fall 2019 - Fall 2020

20%
COB Marketing  Expenditures Fiscal Year 2020 $120,478

Rankings

Rankings (2017-present)

  • Top 25 MAcc Programs for Non-Accounting Majors (#23) by Accounting Degree Review
  • Top Online MBA Program by U.S. News and World Report
  • Best Value Online MBA Program (#5) by Online MBA Today
  • Most Affordable Online MBA Program (#21) by Online MBA Today
  • Top Online MBA in Cybersecurity Program (#2) by Online MBA Today
  • Top 10 Most Affordable Online MBA Program by U.S. News and World Report
  • Best Online MBA Program for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report
  • Most Affordable Online MBA Program by Affordable Colleges Online
  • Best Online MBA Program (#27) by OnlineMBA.com
  • Best Online MBA Program (#35) by College Consensus
  • Most Affordable Online MBA (#4) by BusinessStudent.com
  • Top Online MBA Program in Missouri (#1) by Online MBA Today
  • Top Area MBA Program in Ingram’s Magazine, Kansas City’s Business magazine
  • Best Online MBA Program in Missouri (#1) by College Consensus

Assurance of Learning Data

Bachelor of Science in Business

Learning Goal

 

% of Students Who Met Learning Goal

18-19

19-20

  1. Graduates have current knowledge in all major business disciplines.

At or above national average in all areas

At or above national average in all areas except Info Sys

  1. Graduates can write, speak, and collaborate with others in an effective and professional manner.

 

 

    1. Written communication

87%

82%

    1. Oral communication

81%

88%

    1. Teamwork

85%

84%

  1. Graduates have knowledge of the legal and ethical environment impacting individuals and business organizations.

 

 

    1. Legal knowledge

Above national average

Below national average by 2 pts

    1. Ethics

70%

79%

  1. Graduates can critically analyze business situations and data to solve problems.

81%

90%

  1. Graduates have knowledge of the impact of globalization and diversity in organizations.

63%

73%

Master of Business Administration 

 

Learning Goal

% of Students Who Met Learning Goal

18-19

19-20

  1. Students will possess knowledge of current theory and techniques of the major business disciplines.

Above national average in all areas

Above national average in all areas

  1. Students will exhibit leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in teams.

All scores fell within normative ranges except scores were significantly higher in “Initiative” and “Ethical Sensitivity” and below in “Teamwork”

All scores fell within normative ranges except scores were significantly higher in “Initiative” and “Ethical Sensitivity” and below in “Teamwork”

  1. Students will understand the ethical implication of business decision making and recognize ethical dilemmas.
  1. Students will exhibit professional written and verbal communication skills
  1. Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills and multi-disciplinary problem solving.
  1. Students will have an understanding of global perspectives.

77%

87%

  1. Students will be able to analyze data using technology to solve business problems.

95%

81%

 

 

Master of Accountancy

Learning Goal

% of Students Who Met Learning Goal

18-19

19-20

  1. Graduates will apply enhanced analytical skills to resolve complex problems.

80%

87%

  1. Graduates will understand the legal, regulatory, and professional environment of accounting.

92%

93%

  1. Graduates will demonstrate professional communication skills.

81%

81%

  1. Graduates will understand the ethical expectations of the accounting profession including the ability to recognize and respond appropriately to ethical dilemmas.

83%

89%

Master of Health Administration 

Learning Goal

 

% of Students Who Met Learning Goal

18-19

19-20

  1. Communication and Relationship Management

n/a

98%

  1. Leadership

n/a

100%

  1. Professionalism

n/a

93%

  1. Knowledge of Healthcare Environment

n/a

100%

  1. Business Skills and Knowledge

n/a

91%

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Learning Goal

 

% of Students Who Met Learning Goal

18-19

19-20

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of current theory and techniques for securing enterprise IT infrastructures.

All areas scored above 60%

90%

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of current theory and techniques for securing web applications

2 areas scored below 60% (HTTP and Database)

100%

  1. Students will demonstrate understanding of legal issues at the federal, state, and international levels.

100%

100%

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of prescribed practices involved in forensic analysis of digital assets following an information security breach.

n/a

n/a