College of Business

Post-Graduation Success

Student Nathanial Nevels at the 2022 commencement ceremony.

The true measure of student success is how well we prepare learners to achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals. The College of Business surveyed our 2022 graduates with the following results:


  • Reported starting salary range of $22k to $100k
  • Reported average starting salary of $58.5k
  • Reported high starting salary of up to $100k


  • 84% of our grads plan to enter the workforce
  • 9% plan to go to graduate school, 73% of whom plan to get an MBA
  • 7% plan to do something else (travel, volunteer, get married, etc.)


  • 40% had a job lined up BEFORE they graduated
  • 77% are working within their field of study


  • 87% will stay in CA
  • 13% are going out of state to places like OR, TX, MA, NY, and HI

Check out our graduation and retention interactive dashboard for the most up-to-date numbers available to campus including graduation rate by college, retention rate, and diversity of students and employees.