Coles Annual Report 2019-2020

Experiential Learning Internships and cooperatives provide students with real-world experience they cannot get in the classroom. More Coles College students participated in these activities in AY 2020 than from any other College. The following comes from the Department of Career Planning and Development’s 2019-2020 survey data. Students in Internships or Co-Ops: 448

Coles College by the Numbers

Enrollment in the Michael J. Coles College of Business as of Fall 2019 exceeded 7,000 students, representing an 8 percent increase from the previous year. Fueling this growth is a full array of relevant academic programs as well as experiential learning opportunities designed to ensure success after graduation.

272 paid opportunities Average salary of $15.36 Top Organizations Hosting Coles Interns: Kennesaw State University: 8 Recruitment Events Organized by DCPD: 9 Employers Attending Career Fairs: 684 Carr, Riggs, & Ingram LLC: 7

These figures provided by the Office of Institutional Research.

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Total Student Population (includes graduate, undergraduate, and certificate students)


Employers Attending Virtual Interview Days: 172 Job Postings Searching for Coles Students: 15,411 Coles Students Attending Career Fairs: 1,809

Degrees Conferred: 1,508

Undergraduate Students: 6,586 Admitted: 37% Aspiring: 63%

Graduate Students: 660

20% of all degrees awarded by Kennesaw State are through Coles College

Success After Graduation The DCPD also tracks students’ activities after graduating, including whether they joined the workforce or continued their education. This academic year, Coles College students were 12 percent more likely than the overall campus population to be working after graduation. of Coles College Students are Working at Time of Graduation (More than 10% above the Kennesaw State University Average)

Graduate Students by Program

Undergraduate Students by Major Accounting: 1,027 Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality: 100* Economics: 122 Entrepreneurship: 299 Finance: 983 Information Security & Assurance: 213

69% 4.8% Top Organizations Hiring Coles College Grads

Program totals exceed actual student population because students enrolled in dual degree programs are counted more than once. Master of Accounting: 42 Master of Business Administration: 465 WebMBA: ?? Evening: ?? Executive MBA: 70 Master of Science in Healthcare Management and Informatics: 76 Master of Science in Information Systems: 42 Ph.D. in Business Administration: 24

of Coles College Graduates Immediately Continue their Educations

Information Systems: 334 International Business: 278 Management: 1,507 Marketing: 1,422 Professional Sales: 156 Undeclared: 45 Average GPA of Admitted Undergraduate Students: 2.99 Students in Certificate Programs: 5

Average First Salary of Coles College Grads

Kennesaw State University: 14 The Home Depot: 14 NCR Corporation: 13 Bennett Thrasher: 12 United Parcel Service: 11

Undergraduate: $49,075 Master’s : $65,874 Ph.D.: $74,879

*Following the Closure of University College, Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality Students transitioned into the Coles College



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