By the Numbers: Graduate

Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business MBA/MS 

Immediate Advantage

80.32% of alumni from the SYGCOB who earned their graduate degrees in 2015 indicated that, not only were they currently employed, but also their newly conferred UD degree was a clear professional advantage.

What did they say?

117 alumni shared that while they were pursuing their degrees they earned a promotion.  Another 181 said they expected to advance in their current careers within 12 months due, in part, to the completion of their graduate degree.

Top Employers of Recent Graduates

  • Verizon (#1 employer of graduates from 2015)
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Ericsson
  • AT&T
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Citigroup

Earnings

  • 52.4% of alumni who earned their graduate degrees in 2015 disclosed their salaries, which averaged $82,840.00.

News

Dignifying Humanity

Standing on the edge of border America, Diocese of El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz, BA '76, serves a role of vital importance as the pastor of a community divided by the United States-Mexico border. "Recently we have witnessed indefensible, hateful words toward our neighbors in Mexico, the demonization of migrants, and destructive language about our border," Seitz wrote in his July pastoral letter titled "Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away," earning him national attention amid significant upheaval of immigration rights.

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The Rome Experience: Tracing Western Civilization

During this semester's trip to Greece, UD's Romers toured the ruins of one of history's most famous military engagements -- the Battle of Marathon -- dating back to 490 B.C. The trip marked the first visit to Marathon in decades for the Rome Program. "Our visit there was long overdue," said Peter Hatlie, vice president, dean, director, and professor of classics on the Rome campus.

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