May 2018

Each year the Council surveys our member institutions about the post-graduation outcomes of recent graduates. Looking at the most recent data for the class of 2016, 95 percent were employed, pursuing additional education, or doing volunteer service (e.g., Peace Corps or mission work) within a year of earning their bachelor’s degree:

  • 75 percent of graduates listed employment as their primary activity.
  • 16 percent listed continuing education as their primary activity.
  • 4 percent listed volunteer service as their primary activity.

Read the full Recent Graduates report.