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/professional 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.