Continuous Improvement Review Report (CIR Report)

College of Business Strategic Plan

With its strong mission and commitment to continuous improvement, the College of Business had its accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International (AACSB) reaffirmed for five years in early 2017. The CIR Report was submitted to AACSB for review. Our Student Performance and Achievement can be found below.


94% of Student with Jobs at Graduation
116 Companies Recruiting at Lamar University

Average Salary

Average Base Salary $48,400
Average Signing Bonus $4,333

Consulting $54,166
Finance/Accounting $44,166
General Management $48,750
Management Information Systems $49,166
Marketing/Sales $62,500
Production/Manufacturing $62,500

Leading Employers

Baker Hughes

Freshman Retention Rates and Six-Year Graduation Rate

Fall 2013 to Fall 2014 56.2%

Fall 2014 to Fall 2015 55.3%

Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 56.1%

6-yr Graduation Rate 34%

CPA Pass Rates

CPA Pass Rate (average of last 4 test windows) 47.27%

Peer Review Team Report

In November 2016 the campus was visited by a three-person team of business deans from peer institutions. The Peer Review Team Report was the result of their observations.