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Lutgert College of Business

Lutgert College of Business

Student Outcomes






B.S. Alumni (2015-2016) - Survey Results
(Results from 128 students responding)

Survey Question Agreed with Statement
The overall academic experience was worthwhile 92%
I would recommend the Lutgert College of Business to a friend 92%
I received a relevant education 92%
I was satisfied with the quality of faculty instruction 87%
Access to faculty outside class was excellent 84%

B.S. Alumni (2013-2015) - Employment Statistics
(Based on FETPIP data that includes students who remain in Florida)

  • Employed or continuing education in the state of Florida (within 6 months after graduation):
    • 2013-14 Graduates:  87%
    • 2014-15 Graduates:  71% 
  • Average starting salary of LCOB graduates (in Florida):
    • 2013-14 Graduates:  $41,850.46
    • 2014-15 Graduates:  $45,017.93


Undergraduate Assesment Summaries






MBA Alumni (2015-2016) - Survey Results
(Results from 122 students responding)

Survey Question Agreed with Statement
If employed, is your current position related to your graduate field of study 97%
Currently employed in a position directly related to their MBA and concentration courses 50%
Currently employed in a position somewhat related to their MBA and concentration courses 40%
Received a raise, or a raise and promotion, after receiving MBA 38%
Started up at least one business or non-profit 24%


Graduate Assessment Summaries


M.S. in Accounting Alumni - Survey Highlights

  • At least 50% of LCOB graduates hold CPA or CMA certification in Florida and have with such jobs as CFO, Forensic CPA, Senior Manager, and Internal Control.
  • B.S. graduates are hired as Staff Accountants, Forensic Accountants, Tax Accountants, Auditors both at CPA firms and businesses.)






Internship Information

  • Undergraduates of all LCOB majors,
    (accounting, information systems, economics, finance, management, and marketing)
    participate in paid internships in southwest Florida, as well as internationally at such places as:

    • Allyn International Services, LLC
    • Arthrex, Inc.
    • Atilus
    • AXI International
    • CED (Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc.)
    • CellMark Biopharma
    • Chico's
    • CPR Tools
    • Enterprise Holdings, LLC
    • Gartner
    • Hertz Corporation
    • Lee Memorial Health System
    • LeeSar
    • LTC Global
    • MD Solutions Inc.
    • Neogenomics Labratories
    • NewsBank
    • Northwestern Mutual
    • Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio
    • Offshore Sailing School
    • Scotlynn Group
    • Siemens
    • Wasmer Schroder & Company
    • United States Sugar Corp.
  • Students complete 150-220 hours at employer work site:
    • Total number of LCOB academic internships since 2010: 492
    • Average number of LCOB academic internships per year: 82
  • 55% of students who did internships said they received permanent job offers from the internship employer.
    (2016 undergraduate exit survey)

Student Academic Internship Satisfaction - Survey Results
(Spring 2015 - Summer 2016)

Survey Question Agreed with Statement
Reported the internship positively contributed to their learning experience 96%
Felt the internship helped prepare them for future career opportunities 95%
Felt their internship helped improve their professionalism level 94%
Achieved their learning goals 94%






Employment Information

  • Our graduates also work at such places as:

    • Bank of Hawaii
    • Chicos FAS
    • Decatur Memorial Hospital
    • Florida Department of Revenue
    • Gartner, Inc.
    • Lee County Government
    • NCH Healthcare Foundation
    • Pyure Brands, LLC
    • Siemens Corp.
    • Wasmer, Schroeder + Co