Alumni employed or in graduate school within a year after graduating

98% of the Gettysburg 2016 graduating class are employed or attending graduate school within a year after graduation.



Class of 2016

StatusClass of 2016
Employed 77%
Attending graduate school 21%
Subtotal: Employed or attending graduate school 98%
Other (Planning to attend graduate school; Traveling; Volunteering) 1.0%
Seeking employment 1.4%

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One-Year-Out Career Outcomes of Previous Graduating Classes

Status/Graduating Class of:

2013

2014

2015

Employed 70% 73% 78%
Attending graduate school 24% 22% 20%
Subtotal: Employed or attending graduate school 94% 95% 98%
Other (Planning to attend graduate school; Traveling; Volunteering) 2% 2% 0.9%
Seeking employment 3.9% 3.4% 1.3%

 

Note: (1) Graduates reporting both being employed AND attending graduate school were counted once and categorized based on their primary activity. (2) Starting from Class of 2012, three methods were used to collect graduates' career outcomes data: One-Year-Out Alumni Survey, HEDS Graduating Senior Survey, and LinkedIn search. The participation rate/Knowledge Rate for Class of 2013 was approximately 85%; Class of 2014, 84%; Class of 2015, 92%; Class of 2016, 90%. For results prior to Class of 2013, please contact the Office of Institutional Analysis.