Alumni employed or in graduate school within a year after graduating

98% of the Gettysburg 2015 graduating class are employed or attending graduate school within a year after graduation.



Class of 2015

StatusClass of 2015
Employed 78%
Attending graduate school 20%
Subtotal: Employed OR attending graduate school 98%
Other (Planning to attend graduate school; Traveling) 0.9%
Seeking employment 1.3%

Class of 2015 One-Year-Out Career Outcomes

One-Year-Out Career Outcomes of Previous Graduating Classes

Status/Graduating Class of:

2011

2012

2013

2014

Employed 71% 72% 70% 73%
Attending graduate school 22% 21% 24% 22%
Subtotal: Employed OR attending graduate school 93% 93% 94% 95%
Other (Planning to attend graduate school; Volunteering; Traveling) 4% 1% 2% 2%
Seeking employment 3.6% 5.7% 3.9% 3.4%

 

Note: (1) Graduates reporting both being employed AND attending graduate school were counted once and categorized based on their primary activity. (2) Class of 2011 results were based on the One-Year-Out Alumni Survey administered from March 2012 to May 2012; the survey response rate was 37%. Starting from Class of 2012, three methods were used to collect graduates' career outcomes data: One-Year-Out Alumni Survey, HEDS Graduating Senior Survey, and LinkedIn search. The participation rate/Knowledge Rate for Class of 2012 was approximately 87%; Class of 2013, 85%; Class of 2014, 84%; Class of 2015, 92%. For results prior to Class of 2011, please contact the Office of Institutional Analysis.