Institutional Research and Assessment

Long-Term Alumni Surveys

Long-term alumni surveys are conducted five or more years after graduation and are administered once per accreditation cycle (every seven to ten years).

2012 Five/Ten/Fifteen-Year Alumni Survey

Key findings:

  • 90% of all alumni respondents were employed and/or pursuing post-baccalaureate studies.
  • 54% had attended or were attending graduate/professional programs.
  • 36% had earned an advanced academic degree (master's or doctorate).
  • The top employment categories were Education/Training/Library, Management, and Community and Social Service.
  • The top fields of graduate/professional study were Education, Health Professions in Medicine and Health Support Services, Mental Health Services and Psychology, and Public Administration/Public Policy.

2004 Five-Year Alumni Study of the Class of 1999

Key findings:

  • 51% of alumni respondents had attended or were attending graduate/professional programs.
  • 17% had earned an advanced academic degree (master's or doctorate).
  • The top employment categories were Education/Library, Community and Social Service, Business Management, and Business Operations.

1996 Five-Year Alumni Study of the Class of 1991