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98% of the Gettysburg 2017 graduating class are employed or attending graduate school within a year after graduation.

StatusClass of 2017
Employed 79%
Attending graduate school 19%
Subtotal: Employed or
attending graduate school
98%
Other (Planning to attend graduate school;
Traveling; Volunteering)
0.8%
Seeking employment 1.4%

One-Year-Out Career Outcomes of Previous Graduating Classes

Status/Graduating Class of:201420152016
Employed 73% 78% 77%
Attending graduate school 22% 20% 21%
Subtotal: Employed or attending graduate school 95% 98% 98%
Other (Planning to attend graduate school; Traveling; Volunteering) 2% 0.9% 1.0%
Seeking employment 3.4% 1.3% 1.4%

Note: (1) Graduates reporting being both employed AND attending graduate/professional school were counted once and categorized based on their primary activity. (2) For those who applied to graduate/professional school: Acceptance rate was 94% (Class of 2015), 97% (Class of 2016), and 94% (Class of 2017). (3) Starting from Class of 2012, three methods were used to collect graduates’ career outcomes data: HEDS Graduating Senior Survey, One-Year-Out Alumni Survey, and LinkedIn search. The participation rate/knowledge rate for Class of 2014 was 84%; Class of 2015, 92%; Class of 2016, 90%; Class of 2017, 89%. For results prior to Class of 2014, please contact the Office of Institutional Analysis.

Source

Office of Institutional Analysis & Center for Career Engagement