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Quick Facts



Data Source: COB Alumni Surveys 2014 and 2016, Payscale.com (2016-2017), 2015 NASBA Report - Candidate Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination, Insight and CRA Databases 2016. 

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Text: Largest Major on Campus - 2,709 business majors, 444 minors, 3,153 total students. Graph showing percentages of options in business major: Marketing 25%; Management 19%; Finance 15%; Accounting 15%; Entrepreneurship 9%; Management Information Systems 6%; Human Resource Management 5%; Project Management 4%; Operation Supply Chain Management 2%; Other 0%


Text: $82,548 Average salary of recent graduates (out of 1-4 years); $113,005 Average salary of mid-career graduates (out of 5-10 years); $195,695 Average salary of later-career graduates (out of 11+ years)

Bar graph showing Chico State's College of Business making an average salary of $54,700 (early-career: 0-5 years experience) and $107,000 (mid-career: 10+ years experience); CSU Business School Average salary $48,616 (early0career), and $86,579 (mid-career); and Overall Average salary (of 535 business schools included in a Payscale.com study), $47,811 (early-career), and $80,144 (mid-career)


Bar chart showing: 27% of Chico State College of Business grads are CEOs/Upper Management; 24% are Middle Management; 10% are Sales/Account Representatives; 6% are Supervisors/Assistant Managers

Text: 25.7% of our graduates hold CEO or upper management positions. 96.9% of our alumni would recommend the California State University, Chico College of Business.


List text: Where Our Grads Work - Adobe Systems, Inc.; Amazon; Build.com; Chevron; Cintas Corp.; Deloitte Consulting; E & J Gallo Winery; Hitachi Data Systems; IBM; Intel Corporation; KPMG LLP; Moss Adams LLP; Nike, Inc.; PayPal; SAP America, Inc.; Spotify; TEKSystems; Twitter, Inc.; Verizon; Wells Fargo; Yelp Inc.


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