Alumni employed or attending graduate school/pursuing further education within a year after graduating
98% of the Gettysburg 2020 graduating class are employed or attending graduate school/pursuing further education within a year 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.
Five to fifteen years after graduation, about two thirds of Gettysburg alumni have obtained an advanced degree.
During 1966-2019, at least 1,255 Gettysburg alumni earned research doctorates, ranking Gettysburg 52nd among Baccalaureate Colleges.
Alumni reside in all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Canada, and in 5 continents around the world.