98% of the Gettysburg 2017 graduating class are employed or attending graduate school 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 1966-2017, at least 1166 Gettysburg alumni earned research doctorates, ranking Gettysburg 52nd among 583 Baccalaureate Colleges.
Alumni reside in all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Canada, and in 5 continents around the world.