The College of Business was ranked by Poets & Quants among the Top undergraduate business programs in the country and among the Top 25 public institutions in 2017. College of business students experience one of the most unique and innovative business programs in the country. We practice Going Beyond Business As Usual! Our students, alumni, faculty and programs are recognized throughout the world. Our alumni have successful careers with Fortune 500 companies, have launched their own business and are leading companies worldwide. Our curriculum incorporates innovation and experiential learning. The Hatch, a unique business idea pitching program similar in format to the television show Shark Tank, was touted as a best in class practice and is gaining an international reputation. Our award-winning faculty are recognized as experts in their fields. Students graduate with real-world knowledge of the global marketplace through interactive learning programs and internships, making graduates highly marketable to employers across the country. Eighty-five percent of our students have jobs or are interviewing when they graduate with an average annual salary of $54, 220 much above the national average of $52, 124! Our Business Career Accelerator is designed to provide career planning, improve job search skills, and help students find both an internship and job. Housed within the College, the Career Accelerator has connections with more than 2,000 companies. In addition to high academic standards, we help students grow professionally and personally through programs geared toward developing professional business skills such as networking, dressing for success, dining etiquette, golf and business travel.