Paul and Virgina Engler College of Business


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Undergraduate Enrollment 1,340
Graduate Enrollment 1,510
Total Enrollment 2,850
Number of COB Student Organizations 15
Number of Full-time Faculty Members 65
Number of Part-time Faculty Members 8
FTE Full-time Graduate Faculty Members 100%
FTE Faculty with Terminal Degrees 81%
FTE Graduate Faculty with Terminal Degrees 97%
Number of Baccalaureate Program Concentrations 13
Number of Graduate Program Concentrations 8
Hispanic Student Representation 25%
African-American Student Representation 8%
International Student Representation 4%
Freshman Retention Rate (Fall to Fall) 74%
Five-year Sophomore Graduation Rate 87%
Conferred Undergraduate Degrees (2017) 226
Conferred Graduate Degrees (2017) 314
Graduates Placed within 3-months of Graduation 90%
Graduate Placed within 6-month of Graduation 94%

The Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business is committed to teaching excellence in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Faculty members are student oriented yet maintain high standards for classroom performance, preparing students for intelligent, active and productive participation in business and community life.  West Texas A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  


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Important College DATES

January 13    First Day of Spring Classes
January 20     Holiday Closure 
February 14    Curriculum Due to VPAA
February 28    University Curriculum Meeting
March 16    Spring Break
April 2    COB Faculty Awards
April 3    New Student Orientation
April 10    Holiday Closure
April 29    COB Student Symposium
April 30    Spring Faculty Address
May 8    Graduate Commencement 
May 9    Undergraduate Commencement
July 6    Summer I Finals
August 12    Summer II Finals


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