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College of Business Fast Facts

Majors, Minors, and Specializations 

    • Business Management Major
    • Accounting Minor
    • Specializations within the major include: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Operations Management 
High-achieving students can also choose to apply to the Business Honors Program. 

 

Graduate Programs

    • MBA
    • MBA with concentrations:  Innovation or Operations Analytics
    • MBA in Accounting
    • MBA in Finance
    • MBA in Health Care Management
    • MBA in Marketing
    • MS in Accounting
    • MS in Finance
    • MS in Technology Management
    • Advanced Graduate Certificate in Finance 
    • MBA Fast Track Program

 

Undergraduate 
Enrollment

1,547

    • 1,332 Business Management Majors
    • 173 SUNY Korea Business Management Majors
    • 130 Accounting Minors

 

From 2018 to 2021, 43 undergraduate students have participated under College of Business faculty guidance in URECA (Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities).
In the 2020/2021 academic year, 64 students participated in internships for credit.  The COB Office of Student Services collaborates with the SBU Career Center and employers, and provides students with workshops and events to help prepare them for internships. 

Graduate 
Enrollment

452

    • 172 MBA General or with Concentrations in Innovation or Operations Analytics
    • 23 MBA in Accounting
    • 65 MBA in Finance
    • 53 MBA in Health Care Management
    • 62 MBA in Marketing
    • 39 MS in Accounting
    • 37 MS in Finance
    • 2 AGC in Finance
    • 31 MBA Fast Track*

* MBA Fast Track enrollment not included in overall graduate enrollment number. 

 

57% of College of Business students
are Male and 43% are Female.

Faculty

39.43 Faculty FTE

    • 9 full professors
    • 18 associate professors
    • 5 assistant professors
    • 4 research professors
    • 5 lecturers
    • 1 affiliated professor
Research strengths in organizational and consumer behavior, operations analytics, finance, and accounting; interdisciplinary faculty with backgrounds in economics, psychology and political science.

An Engaged Student Body

COB students are involved in a wide assortment of business-related clubs and professional fraternities
    • Accounting Society
    • Alpha Kappa Psi
    • American Marketing Association
    • Delta Sigma Pi
    • Entrepreneurship Club 
    • Finance Society
    • Investment Club
    • MBA Network
    • NYSSA Campus Chapter
    • Risk Management and Insurance Club

 

 

retention and graduation data

grad prog grad rates
grad rates

 

According to our 2020 MBA Exit Survey:

mba survey data

mba survey data
A recent survey of business management majors indicates the following of survey respondents:

fast facts grad data

Companies our alumni are working at include:
  • Bain Capital
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Christian Dior
  • Deloitte
  • ESPN/Disney
  • EY
  • FactSet Research
  • Google
  • KPMG
  • Lincoln Investments
  • Morgan Stanley
  • PwC
  • Sterling National Bank
  • Travelers
  • Visa
  • And More!
From Fall 2012 to Spring 2020, SBU Granted 191 Graduate Degrees in Accounting.

accounting alumni info

Of the 145 alumni we have employment data on:

accounting alumni data

 

cpa data

  • According to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. 

    The NASBA Report on the CPA Exam: Candidate Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination, 2018 Edition