University Graduate Career Surveys

<p>James Madison University: JMU</a> - Survey Data and Career</a> and Academic Planning - James Madison University</p>

<p>Virginia public universities and community colleges:</p>

<p>WG02:</a> Wages of Graduates, List Programs By Institution</p>

<p>University of Texas</p>

<p>College of Natural Sciences</p>

<p>Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, Etc. Majors</p>

<p>Salary</a> Survey</p>

<p>There is quite a bit of data as others have said. The data I prefer is subscription only which is unfortunate. If the information that is gathered from the National Association of Colleges & Employers could be integrated into the existing iPEDS that would be lovely. NACE has 2,000 college members so that is a pretty good representation. That said, I'm another one who agrees that you don't go to college to get a job...unless it's pre-pro program at a university...but it is interesting to see where kids are 5 years out. I always look at the alumni magazines for every college my kids were interested in to see where the early after college alums were reporting.</p>

<p>Brown University:</p>

<p>Class</a> of 2011 Immediate Postgraduate Plans | CareerLAB</p>

<p>Case Western Reserve University: A</a> Survey of Recent Graduates - CWRU Career Center</p>

<p>Rose Hulman Institute of Technology: Recruitment</a> & Employment Statistics</p>

<p>momofthree:</p>

<p>Both sources are inaccurate and extremely biased, unfortunately. The alumni magazine is only going to talk about their most successful students. And, the NACE report is clearly fixed, whether they are doing something on their own to make the numbers positive (so as to maintain their good relations with the educational institution establishment), simply accepting "cleaned up" university numbers as-is, or both.</p>

<p>During my very first year in college I paid a great deal of attention to the NACE reports and believed them myself, and continued to pay attention to them throughout my college career. However, I think it is pretty clear that the vast majority of college graduates are not going into 45k/year or better jobs, yet that is the average that the NACE consistently reports just about every year. The relatively small amount that get significantly higher salaries are not enough to make that "average" accurate. The New York Times conducted their own research a few years ago, and they found the median college graduate salary to be around 25k / year, and this was coming from an organization based in the most expensive metropolitan city in the nation.</p>

<p>Unfortunately, I relied heavily on the NACE's data for my college major, and one of their most "in-demand" majors turned out to be one of the least in-demand in the real world. A recent Yahoo article, which although not a trusted source of accuracy either, even directly contradicted previous NACE reports, listing certain majors that the NACE claims is "in-demand" as being majors that employers dislike most (as they prefer other majors for those fields).</p>

<p>


</p>

<p>Or was this due to the job market for that industry being at a high point when you were a freshman, and then going into an industry downturn by the time you graduated?</p>

<p>Maybe that can be the problem in some cases, but it was not the case for me (Information Technology). Also, I chose my major less than two years before graduating. And even if a field was theoretically on the downward part of a cycle, that still does not explain why both in the real-world and in future reports from non-NACE sources, employers state that they strongly prefer a different major for the same exact job, whether that field is on a downward cycle or not. This is on top of the fact that NACE's entire credibility is already highly questionable based on the super-inflated salary data they give. It is not like they are saying the average Engineering major gets 45k/year. They are saying the average college graduate, when including the salaries of Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Humanities, etc... is 45k / year. A huge amount of business majors don't even make that much coming straight out of college.</p>

<p>


</p>

<p>When did you graduate? IT has pretty huge ups and downs. (But also, IT ≠ CS, although CS also has pretty huge ups and downs.)</p>

<p>Summary:</p>

<p>Alabama: The</a> Career Center<a href="business%20and%20engineering">/url</a>
Arizona State: <a href="http://students.asu.edu/career/gradstats%5B/url%5D">http://students.asu.edu/career/gradstats
</a>
Berkeley: <a href="https://career.berkeley.edu/Major/Major.stm%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://career.berkeley.edu/Major/Major.stm&lt;/a>
Brown: Class</a> of 2011 Immediate Postgraduate Plans | CareerLAB
Buffalo: Graduating</a> Senior Survey
Bucknell: Post</a> Graduation Report || Bucknell University
Cal Poly SLO: Graduate</a> Status Report - Career Services - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
CMU: Career</a> and Professional Development Center - Carnegie Mellon University
CWRU: A</a> Survey of Recent Graduates - CWRU Career Center
Colorado School of Mines: Salary</a> Survey and Annual Report
Colorado State: The</a> Colorado State University Career Center | Students | Major and Career Exploration
Cornell: Postgraduate</a> Report and Survey | College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Dayton: Career</a> Services : University of Dayton, Ohio
Delaware: Career</a> Plans
Florida State: Get</a> Started Accessing Statisctics on FSU Students and Communication</a> - Matching Majors to Occupations - The Career Center – Linking Futures
Georgia Tech: Georgia</a> Institute of Technology :: Salary Reports
James Madison: JMU</a> - Survey Data and Career</a> and Academic Planning - James Madison University
Kansas State: Salary</a> and Occupational Information | Students | CES | Kansas State University
MIT: Survey</a> Data | MIT Global Education & Career Development
Montana Tech: Montana</a> Tech | Salary and Placement Rate
NYU: Wasserman</a> Center for Career Development - Center for Career Development
NCSU: Spring</a> 2011 Graduating Seniors' Future Plans Survey
Northwestern: Survey</a> Data: University Career Services - Northwestern University
Notre Dame: Career</a> and Internship Data // Career Center // University of Notre Dame
Penn: Career</a> Services, University of Pennsylvania
Pomona: File</a> Not Found - Pomona College
Purdue: <a href="https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Student/PostGradData.shtml%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Student/PostGradData.shtml&lt;/a>
RPI: Center</a> for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) for Students :: Recruiting Stats and Publication</a> Name:
RIT: Students</a> - Salary Data | Office of Co-op and Career Services
Rose Hulman: Recruitment</a> & Employment Statistics
San Jose State: <a href="http://careercenter.sjsu.edu/Downloads/Salary_Info/SJSU_CareerCenter_Salary_Survey.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://careercenter.sjsu.edu/Downloads/Salary_Info/SJSU_CareerCenter_Salary_Survey.pdf&lt;/a>
Stanford: Stanford</a> Salary Statistics | Student Affairs
Texas: Salary</a> Survey<a href="College%20of%20Natural%20Sciences">/url</a>
UCLA: [url=<a href="http://career.ucla.edu/Students/FirstDestinationSurvey.aspx%5DUCLA">http://career.ucla.edu/Students/FirstDestinationSurvey.aspx]UCLA</a> Career Center

Virginia Tech: Post-Graduation</a> Survey and Report | Career Services | Virginia Tech</p>

<p>Various colleges and universities in Virginia: WG02:</a> Wages of Graduates, List Programs By Institution</p>

<p>General: Center</a> on Education and the Workforce -</p>

<p>Reports</a> | Texas A&M Career Center
Texas A&M University: sortable by major and graduation semester</p>

<p>Updated (Texas A&M added, corrections to some others):</p>

<p>Alabama: The</a> Career Center<a href="business%20and%20engineering">/url</a>
Arizona State: <a href="http://students.asu.edu/career/gradstats%5B/url%5D">http://students.asu.edu/career/gradstats
</a>
Berkeley: <a href="https://career.berkeley.edu/Major/Major.stm%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://career.berkeley.edu/Major/Major.stm&lt;/a>
Brown: Class</a> of 2011 Immediate Postgraduate Plans | CareerLAB
Buffalo: Graduating</a> Senior Survey
Bucknell: Post</a> Graduation Report || Bucknell University
Cal Poly SLO: Graduate</a> Status Report - Career Services - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
CMU: Salaries</a> & Destinations-Career and Professional Development Center - Carnegie Mellon University
CWRU: A</a> Survey of Recent Graduates - CWRU Career Center
Colorado School of Mines: Salary</a> Survey and Annual Report
Colorado State: The</a> Colorado State University Career Center | Students | Major and Career Exploration
Cornell: Postgraduate</a> Report and Survey | College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Dayton: Career</a> Services : University of Dayton, Ohio
Delaware: Career</a> Plans
Florida State: Get</a> Started Accessing Statisctics on FSU Students and Communication</a> - Matching Majors to Occupations - The Career Center – Linking Futures
Georgia Tech: Georgia</a> Institute of Technology :: Salary Reports
James Madison: JMU</a> - Survey Data and Career</a> and Academic Planning - James Madison University
Kansas State: Salary</a> and Occupational Information | Students | CES | Kansas State University
MIT: Survey</a> Data | MIT Global Education & Career Development
Montana Tech: Montana</a> Tech | Salary and Placement Rate
NYU: Wasserman</a> Center for Career Development - Center for Career Development
NCSU: Spring</a> 2011 Graduating Seniors' Future Plans Survey
Northwestern: Survey</a> Data: University Career Services - Northwestern University
Notre Dame: Career</a> and Internship Data // Career Center // University of Notre Dame
Penn: Career</a> Services, University of Pennsylvania
Penn State: Salary</a> Information | Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations<a href="engineering">/url</a>
Pomona: <a href="http://www.pomona.edu/administration/career-development/files/where-grads-go-2011.pdf%5B/url%5D">http://www.pomona.edu/administration/career-development/files/where-grads-go-2011.pdf
</a>
Purdue: <a href="https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Student/PostGradData.shtml%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Student/PostGradData.shtml&lt;/a>
RPI: Center</a> for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) for Students :: Recruiting Stats and Publication</a> Name:
RIT: Students</a> - Salary Data | Office of Co-op and Career Services
Rose Hulman: Recruitment</a> & Employment Statistics - Career Services - Offices & Services | Rose-Hulman
San Jose State: Career</a> Center | Career Center | San Jose State University
Stanford: Stanford</a> Salary Statistics | Student Affairs
Texas: Salary</a> Survey<a href="College%20of%20Natural%20Sciences">/url</a>
Texas A&M: [url=<a href="http://careercenter.tamu.edu/guides/reports/?sn=prospectivestudents%5DReports">http://careercenter.tamu.edu/guides/reports/?sn=prospectivestudents]Reports</a> | Texas A&M Career Center

UCLA: UCLA</a> Career Center
Virginia Tech: Post-Graduation</a> Survey and Report | Career Services | Virginia Tech</p>

<p>Various colleges and universities in Virginia: WG02:</a> Wages of Graduates, List Programs By Institution
Various colleges and universities: Welcome</a> to CollegeMeasures.org - CollegeMeasures.org</p>

<p>General: Center</a> on Education and the Workforce -</p>

<p>The RPI links are old. Here are new ones:</p>

<p><a href="http://rpi.edu/dept/cdc/students/jobsearch/offers/Copy%20of%202012_Average_Salaries_FINAL.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://rpi.edu/dept/cdc/students/jobsearch/offers/Copy%20of%202012_Average_Salaries_FINAL.pdf&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p><a href="http://rpi.edu/dept/cdc/CCPD_Annual_Report_2011%20(2).pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://rpi.edu/dept/cdc/CCPD_Annual_Report_2011%20(2).pdf&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p>Also, here is Stevens Institute of Technology:</p>

<p><a href="https://www.stevens.edu/sit/sites/default/files/Class_of_2012_Outcomes_Report_Final.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://www.stevens.edu/sit/sites/default/files/Class_of_2012_Outcomes_Report_Final.pdf&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p>And Syracuse University:</p>

<p><a href="http://careerservices.syr.edu/pdf/2011/2011-placement-report.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://careerservices.syr.edu/pdf/2011/2011-placement-report.pdf&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p>And Worcester Polytechnic Institute:</p>

<p><a href="http://www.wpi.edu/Admin/CDC/salarysurvey.html%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://www.wpi.edu/Admin/CDC/salarysurvey.html&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p>And Lehigh University:</p>

<p><a href="http://careerservices.sites.lehigh.edu/docs/Undergraduate%20Placement%20Report%202011.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://careerservices.sites.lehigh.edu/docs/Undergraduate%20Placement%20Report%202011.pdf&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p>University of Michigan:</p>

<p><a href="http://www.bus.umich.edu/EmploymentData/EmploymentOverview.htm?StudentType=BBAGrads%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://www.bus.umich.edu/EmploymentData/EmploymentOverview.htm?StudentType=BBAGrads&lt;/a> (Ross Business School)</p>

<p><a href="http://careercenter.umich.edu/employers/salary-data-liberal-arts-majors%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://careercenter.umich.edu/employers/salary-data-liberal-arts-majors&lt;/a> (Liberal Arts)</p>

<p><a href="http://career.engin.umich.edu/employers/oncampus/guide-for-recruiters.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://career.engin.umich.edu/employers/oncampus/guide-for-recruiters.pdf&lt;/a> (Engineering)</p>

<p>Updated:</p>

<p>Alabama: The</a> Career Center<a href="business%20and%20engineering">/url</a>
Arizona State: <a href="http://students.asu.edu/career/gradstats%5B/url%5D">http://students.asu.edu/career/gradstats
</a>
Berkeley: <a href="https://career.berkeley.edu/Major/Major.stm%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://career.berkeley.edu/Major/Major.stm&lt;/a>
Brown: Class</a> of 2011 Immediate Postgraduate Plans | CareerLAB
Buffalo: Graduating</a> Senior Survey
Bucknell: Post</a> Graduation Report || Bucknell University
Cal Poly SLO: Graduate</a> Status Report - Career Services - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Carnegie Mellon: Salaries</a> & Destinations-Career and Professional Development Center - Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve: A</a> Survey of Recent Graduates - CWRU Career Center
Colorado School of Mines: Salary</a> Survey and Annual Report
Colorado State: The</a> Colorado State University Career Center | Students | Major and Career Exploration
Cornell: Postgraduate</a> Report and Survey | College of Agriculture and Life Sciences<a href="College%20of%20Agriculture%20and%20Life%20Sciences">/url</a>
Dayton: [url=<a href="http://careers.udayton.edu/Statistics/stats.asp%5DCareer">http://careers.udayton.edu/Statistics/stats.asp]Career</a> Services : University of Dayton, Ohio

Delaware: Career</a> Plans
Florida State: Statisctics</a> on FSU Students and Communication</a> - Matching Majors to Occupations - The Career Center – Linking Futures
Georgia Tech: Georgia</a> Institute of Technology :: Salary Reports
James Madison: JMU</a> - Survey Data and Career</a> and Academic Planning - James Madison University
Kansas State: Salary</a> and Occupational Information | Students | CES | Kansas State University
Lehigh: <a href="http://careerservices.sites.lehigh.edu/docs/Undergraduate%20Placement%20Report%202011.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://careerservices.sites.lehigh.edu/docs/Undergraduate%20Placement%20Report%202011.pdf&lt;/a>
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Survey</a> Data | MIT Global Education & Career Development
Michigan: Employment</a> Data - Stephen M. Ross School of Business<a href="business">/url</a>, [url=<a href="http://careercenter.umich.edu/employers/salary-data-liberal-arts-majors%5DSalary">http://careercenter.umich.edu/employers/salary-data-liberal-arts-majors]Salary</a> data for liberal arts majors | Career Center<a href="liberal%20arts">/url</a>, <a href="http://career.engin.umich.edu/employers/oncampus/guide-for-recruiters.pdf%5B/url%5D">http://career.engin.umich.edu/employers/oncampus/guide-for-recruiters.pdf</a> (engineering)
Montana Tech: Montana</a> Tech | Salary and Placement Rate
New York University: Wasserman</a> Center for Career Development - Center for Career Development
North Carolina State: Welcome</a> | upa.ncsu.edu
Northwestern: Survey</a> Data: University Career Services - Northwestern University
Notre Dame: Career</a> and Internship Data // Career Center // University of Notre Dame
Penn: Career</a> Services, University of Pennsylvania
Penn State: Salary</a> Information | Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations<a href="engineering">/url</a>
Pomona: <a href="http://www.pomona.edu/administration/career-development/files/where-grads-go-2011.pdf%5B/url%5D">http://www.pomona.edu/administration/career-development/files/where-grads-go-2011.pdf
</a>
Purdue: <a href="https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Student/PostGradData.shtml%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Student/PostGradData.shtml&lt;/a>
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: <a href="http://rpi.edu/dept/cdc/students/jobsearch/offers/Copy%20of%202012_Average_Salaries_FINAL.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://rpi.edu/dept/cdc/students/jobsearch/offers/Copy%20of%202012_Average_Salaries_FINAL.pdf&lt;/a> (2012), <a href="http://rpi.edu/dept/cdc/CCPD_Annual_Report_2011%20(2).pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://rpi.edu/dept/cdc/CCPD_Annual_Report_2011%20(2).pdf&lt;/a> (2011), Center</a> for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) for Students :: Recruiting Stats and Publication</a> Name:<a href="2010">/url</a>
Rochester Institute of Technology: [url=<a href="http://www.rit.edu/emcs/oce/students/salary%5DStudents">http://www.rit.edu/emcs/oce/students/salary]Students</a> - Salary Data | Office of Co-op and Career Services

Rose Hulman: Recruitment</a> & Employment Statistics - Career Services - Offices & Services | Rose-Hulman
San Jose State: Career</a> Center | Career Center | San Jose State University
Stanford: Stanford</a> Salary Statistics | Student Affairs
Stevens Institute of Technology: <a href="https://www.stevens.edu/sit/sites/default/files/Class_of_2012_Outcomes_Report_Final.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://www.stevens.edu/sit/sites/default/files/Class_of_2012_Outcomes_Report_Final.pdf&lt;/a>
Syracuse: <a href="http://careerservices.syr.edu/pdf/2011/2011-placement-report.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://careerservices.syr.edu/pdf/2011/2011-placement-report.pdf&lt;/a>
Texas: Salary</a> Survey<a href="College%20of%20Natural%20Sciences">/url</a>
Texas A&M: [url=<a href="http://careercenter.tamu.edu/guides/reports/?sn=prospectivestudents%5DReports">http://careercenter.tamu.edu/guides/reports/?sn=prospectivestudents]Reports</a> | Texas A&M Career Center

UCLA: UCLA</a> Career Center
Virginia Tech: Post-Graduation</a> Survey and Report | Career Services | Virginia Tech
Worchester Polytechnic Institute: Career</a> Development Center - Full-Time</p>

<p>Various colleges and universities in Virginia: WG02:</a> Wages of Graduates, List Programs By Institution
Various colleges and universities: Welcome</a> to CollegeMeasures.org - CollegeMeasures.org</p>

<p>General: Center</a> on Education and the Workforce -
General: <a href="http://www.heldrich.rutgers.edu/sites/default/files/content/Chasing_American_Dream_Report.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://www.heldrich.rutgers.edu/sites/default/files/content/Chasing_American_Dream_Report.pdf&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p>Thanks for putting this list together, ucbalumnus.</p>

<p>Very helpful and useful information. Great to have it all in one place.</p>

<p>Michigan State:
Career</a> Services Network - Destination Survey
Business:
<a href="http://lear.broad.msu.edu/documents/employers/Dest%20Survey%202011%20ELECTRONIC%20Final.pdf%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://lear.broad.msu.edu/documents/employers/Dest%20Survey%202011%20ELECTRONIC%20Final.pdf&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p>

<p>This is extremely useful, I can't believe I didn't have access to this when I was selecting colleges to apply to.</p>

<p>great work i like</p>