Alumni & Outcomes

Alumni employed or in graduate school within a year after graduating

98% of the Gettysburg 2019 graduating class are employed or attending graduate school within a year after graduation.

Career paths of alumni five years after graduation

Five years after graduation, 36% of Gettysburg alumni have completed and 17% are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program (master’s, doctoral, or professional). Alumni are employed in a variety of fields. The four most common career fields of Gettysburg alumni are: management, business & financial; education & library; science, technology & engineering; and health care.

Percent of alumni with advanced degrees five to fifteen years after graduation

Five to fifteen years after graduation, about two thirds of Gettysburg alumni have obtained an advanced degree.

Number of alumni who earned research doctorates

During 1966-2017, at least 1166 Gettysburg alumni earned research doctorates, ranking Gettysburg 52nd among 583 Baccalaureate Colleges.

Geographical distribution of alumni

Alumni reside in all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Canada, and in 5 continents around the world.