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25th Anniversary Stats and Strengths
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Stats and Strengths


The Poole College of Management at NC State University actively engages with industry and academia to create an innovative and collaborative intellectual environment that fosters learning, scholarship and service. We focus on developing and supporting leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset and analytical problem solving capabilities to positively impact our data-rich, dynamic, global economy.


  • Excellence in all endeavors
  • Innovative programs and approaches
  • Impact of our scholarship
  • Success of our students and alumni
  • A culture of diversity and inclusion
  • Ethical awareness, decisions and behaviors
  • Positive contribution to our global society


Poole College of Management Stats

  • ~100 full-time faculty members
  • ~3,000 undergraduate students
  • ~900 graduate students
  • 3 bachelor’s degrees: accounting, business administration and economics
  • 4 master’s degrees: accounting, business administration, economics, management
  • 1 doctoral degree: Ph.D. in Economics
  • 15+ concentrations across academic programs, ranging from finance and supply chain management to entrepreneurship and marketing
  • executive education through custom-designed solutions, workshops and open programs
  • 7 centers and initiatives fostering research, learning and corporate engagement: Business Sustainability, Center for Innovation Management Studies, Consumer Innovation Collaborative, Enterprise Risk Initiative, Entrepreneurship Clinic, Entrepreneurship Collaborative, Supply Chain Resource Cooperative
  • 5 language tracks and global partnerships offered through the International Business Dual Degree Program

>60% of full-time Jenkins MBA and MAC students

receive merit-based assistantships or scholarships

25% of fall 2017 incoming first-year students

graduated in the top 10% of their high-school class

10% and 9% increases in graduate enrollment

in 2015-16 and 2016-17 respectively

>$50K starting salary

average undergraduate

>90% of MBA and MAC grads

accepted full-time offers within three months of graduation

36,500+ student hours for 150+ startups

in the first two years of the Entrepreneurship Clinic

Top 50 undergraduate business program

Bloomberg Businessweek

Top 20 online MBA program worldwide

Financial Times

15 credit hours focused on business analytics

in the Business Analytics Honors Program

Top 20 MAC program

among business schools with 24+ accounting faculty
Public Accounting Report

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