Career paths of alumni

43% of Gettysburg alumni have completed and 25% are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program (master's, doctoral, or professional) five years after graduation. Alumni are employed in a variety of fields. The most popular career fields are business and education.

FIELD*

        PERCENT
Agriculture & Veterinary Science         1.34%
Arts         0.67%
Business (self-employed included)         33.56%
Communications         1.34%
Education         25.50%
Engineering, Technology, & Science         8.05%
Government         8.72%
Health Professional & Science Related Field         8.72%
Lawyer         3.36%
Non-Profit Organizations         8.72%

 

*Each individual is counted in one field only.

Note: Several alumni reported both having completed a master's degree and being enrolled in a doctoral or professional degree program. After adjustment, 59% of Gettysburg alumni have completed and/or are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program (master's, doctoral, or professional) five years after graduation.

Data Source: Class of 2006 Five-Year-Out Alumni Baccalaureate Outcomes Survey (Survey participation rate was 33%.)