Student Performance

Enrollment & Retention

  • Of the first-time, full time freshmen who entered the College of Business in fall 2014, 58% remained in the College in fall 2015 while 17% moved to other majors within NMSU and 25% left NMSU. This measure does not capture the success of students who move into the College of Business from other colleges within NMSU or those who transfer to NMSU from other institutions.
  • In fall 2015, 29% of the undergraduate students in the College were first-generation college students and 40% of undergraduates were eligible for Pell grants (that is, the students have reported an expected family contribution of less than or equal to $5,000).
  • Number and Type of Degrees Awarded by Major: 2014-2015.
    • Of 361 undergraduate degrees awarded in 2014-2015, 49% went to Hispanic students, 3.5% to American Indian students, and 11% to international students.
  • Enrollment by Major: Fall 2015.
  • During 2015-16, the College of Business awarded 172 students $206,458.00 from 84 different scholarships.

Employers of Recent Graduates

  • Amazon
  • ADP
  • Beasley Mitchell & Co LLP
  • Census Bureau
  • Citizen’s Bank
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Deloitte
  • Delta
  • Delta Airlines
  • Edward Jones
  • Enterprise
  • ESPN
  • EY
  • FBI
  • Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago and Dallas
  • Geico
  • General Motors
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Horizon Capital
  • JC Penney
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Johnson Miller & Co.
  • KPMG
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Moss-Adams
  • Mountain States Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Peace Corps
  • PwC
  • Raymond James
  • REDW
  • Ross Store’s corporate headquarters
  • RPC
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Spence Asset Management
  • State Bank of India Capital Markets
  • Tyson Foods
  • University of Texas-El Paso
  • Vanguard
  • Walgreens
  • Wells Fargo
  • WestStar Bank

Employers of Recent Graduates by Major

Undergraduate Students

Accounting

  • Beasley Mitchell & Co LLP
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • FBI
  • Johnson Miller & Co.
  • KPMG
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Moss-Adams
  • PwC
  • REDW
  • RPC
  • Sandia National Laboratories

Economics

  • Delta
  • Peace Corps
  • Ross

Finance

  • Citizen’s Bank
  • EdwardJones
  • Geico
  • Horizon Capital
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Mountain States Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Raymond James
  • Spence Asset Management
  • State Bank of India Capital Markets
  • University of Texas-El Paso
  • Vanguard
  • Wells Fargo
  • WestStar Bank

Information Systems

  • Tyson Foods

International Business

  • Delta Airlines

Management

  • ADP
  • Amazon
  • Enterprise
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • JC Penney
  • Ross Store’s corporate headquarters

Marketing

  • ESPN
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Johnson & Johnson

Graduate Students

MBA

  • BMW, Dallas (2016)
  • El Paso Electric (2016)
  • International Border Accelerator and Border Alliance (2016)
  • New Mexico State University (2016)

MA, Economics

  • Southern California Edison
  • Texas Consumer Advocates Office
  • Washington Public Utilities Commission
  • Zia Natural Gas

MS, Applied Statistics

  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Doña Ana Community College, Office of Institutional Analysis
  • Eli Lilly
  • PayPal
  • Toyota Financial Services
  • Virginia Episcopal School

Doctor of Economic Development (DED)

  • Doña Ana Small Business Development Center
  • Hunt Institute, University of Texas at El Paso
  • New Mexico Economic Development Department
  • NMSU Arrowhead Center
  • Western New Mexico University

Graduate Schools Attended

  • Arizona State University
  • Fordham University
  • George Washington University
  • New Mexico State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Houston
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Texas-El Paso
  • University of Utah
  • Virginia Tech