The Life after Purchase: First Destination Survey is launched approximately 6-8 months following graduation to determine postgraduate employment, graduate and professional school enrollment, usage of services, and overall career outcome.
Life After Purchase 2017
Careers and Education
A majority (88%) of the 2017 graduates are either employed or enrolled in graduate or professional school.*
Outcome by School
90.6% ARTS, 85% LAS, 89% LSCE
13.5% enrolled in graduate or professional school
10% employed and in graduate school
84.5% are employed full or part-time | 10% employed either full or part-time
42.4% working full time | 33.1% working part-time
67% are working in a field directly or somewhat related to their academic study
44% found jobs before graduation.
- 93.7% rate the quality of the Career Center as excellent, very helpful or somewhat helpful
- 67.5% reported that their academic program prepared them for their careers and 76.5% of them also used the Career Development Center
Fields where graduates found employment
|Human / Social Services||14%|
|Media Arts & Communication||6%|
|Science, Technology, and the Environment||6%|
Graduate fields of study
|Psychology and Counseling||12%|
|Science & Tech||8%|
|Communications & Media||
*60% knowledge rate from career outcome data gathered from phone surveys, email, web survey and LinkedIn
For more information about the 2017 graduates, please contact the Career Development Center to request further information.