98% of the Gettysburg 2017 graduating class are employed or attending graduate school within a year after graduation.
|Status||Class of 2017|
|Attending graduate school||19%|
|Subtotal: Employed or
attending graduate school
|Other (Planning to attend graduate school;
One-Year-Out Career Outcomes of Previous Graduating Classes
|Status/Graduating Class of:||2014||2015||2016|
|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%|
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.