Fast Facts

Ole Miss Business at a Glance!

 

Career Status

May 2019 graduates completed a career destination survey. Of those, 74% reported job placement, with another 12% attending graduate school, 7% continuing to internships, and 2% beginning startup companies.

2019 grads who completed the survey reported an average $48,527 average starting salary.

MajorAverage
Banking & Finance$42,069
Entrepreneurship$65,000
General Business$48,339
Management$46,750
Management Information Systems$57,500
Managerial Finance$49,158
Marketing$44,425
Marketing and Corporate Relations$49,750
Real Estate$53,500
Risk Management and Insurance$50,000

Internship Facts

53% of students in the survey who graduated in 2019 reported participating in an internship. 68.7% received compensation for internships (wages, stipends, scholarships), and the average rate of pay was $13.12.

Student Breakdown

Pie chart showing demographic breakdown. - Male Students, 65.4%. Female Students, 34.6%. White Students, 83.4%.  Minority Students, 16.6%. Undergraduate Students, 93.9%. Graduate Students, 6.7%. Nonresident Students 61.2%. Resident Students 38.8%.

5-year Graduation Rates: 74.27%
Freshmen Retention: 84.1%

 

Looking for a satisfying experience?

When asked about their satisfaction with the Ole Miss Business Experience, 83% of our graduates were satisfied or very satisfied overall, 83% were satisfied with their major and 80% rated the quality of instruction highly.