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GRADUATE REPORT 2016-2017

The experiences students have at Valparaiso University help to prepare them for a wide variety of opportunities after they graduate. Visit valpo.edu/experiential-learning to read stories and watch videos about how Valpo students prepare for success after college.

This summary of the annual Valparaiso University Graduate Reports offers a snapshot of 689 graduates from the classes of December 2016 and May and August 2017 (a knowledge rate of 91.1%*).

 

Circle Graph Valparaiso University Graduate Placement Rate exceeds 90 Percent for 25 consecutive years
Overall Placement Rate = 97.9%
Valparaiso University Overall Placement Rate for 2016-2017 Graduate Outcomes Overall Placement Rate Graduate Placement Number of Valpo Graduates Employed or Attending Graduate School = 97.2% Five-year average = 94.6%
Five -year average 2012-2017 Employed (and volunteering) = 75.1% 72.7, 72.5, 73.7, 77.5, 79.1 Grad/Professional School = 18.44% 17.9, 21.3, 17.3, 18.2, 17.5 Seeking = 5.42% 7.4, 5.3, 7.7, 3.9, 2.8 Not Seeking = 1% 1.9, 0.9, 1.3, 0.3, 0.6
● 2017 Class Overview ○ Employed (and volunteering) = 79.1% ○ Grad/Professional School = 17.5% ■ Of those attending graduate school, 15.7% are at Valpo’s Graduate School ○ Seeking = 2.8% ○ Not Seeking = 0.6%
● Employment by Industry → Top 10 Industries ○ Healthcare ○ Nonprofit ○ K-12 Education ○ Manufacturing ○ Internet and Software ○ Civil Engineering ○ Advertising, PR, and Marketing ○ Government ○ Aerospace ○ Accounting
● Top 4 Industries ○ ● Graduates living in the U.S. by region - Data not available on this report ○ Midwest ○ Mid-Atlantic ○ Northeast ○ South ○ Southwest ○ West
Valparaiso University list of Key Business Partners for 2016 2017 Valparaiso University Graduate Outcomes Key Business Partners Arts and Sciences Indianapolis Motor Speedway The Carnegie Hall Corporation AccuWeather Eli Lilly and Company The Walt Disney Company Colorado Rockies Business PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP J. P. Morgan and Co Morgan Stanley Intel Corporation Whirlpool Corporation MillerCoors Engineering Boeing ArcelorMittal Motorola Solutions Rolls-Royce Caterpillar Medtronic Nursing and Health Professions Duke University and Duke University Health Systemr Riley Hospital for Children Rush University Medical Center University of Chicago Medicine
Valparaiso University Graduates Working or Studying for 2016-2017 Graduate Outcomes 2016-2017 Graduate working or studying locations States = 39 + District of Columbia Countries = 11