Career paths of alumni

Five years after graduation, 43% of Gettysburg alumni have completed and 25% are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program (master's, doctoral, or professional). 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: Graduating Class of 2006 Five-Year-Out Alumni Baccalaureate Outcomes Survey (survey conducted in early fall of 2011; survey response rate was 33%).