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Survey of Graduates from July 1, 2021—June 30, 2022
|Employed Full Time||68%|
|Volunteer Service, Miliary Service, Not Seeking||Less than 1% each|
*The class of 2021-2022 was surveyed about their postgraduation destinations up to seven months after degree completion. Data are also gathered from public record via LinkedIn. The knowledge rate, or percentage of the graduating population for which we have data, is 59.5 percent (2,985 graduates).
* Based on a sample size of less than 10
The top regional employers recruit Grand Valley graduates. GVSU values strong relationships with employers who provide valuable career opportunities, experiences, and advice to students.
The states with the most alumni outside of Michigan are Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Texas.
Employers are recruiting Grand Valley students early - 85% of graduates employed full-time reported receiving offers before graduation.
Experiential education includes internships, practicums, clinicals, student teaching, co-ops, field experiences, study abroad, service learning, and research.
Overall, 45% of survey respondents completed at least one type of experiential education activity. Within that group, 84% received credit for their experiential learning. The numbers below are reflective of each activity a student completed, taking into account that many students have completed more than one.
|Student teaching, assisting||12%|
|Internship, practicum, field work||66%|
|High Impact Practice||Graduates|
|Class standing||Percentage of appointments|