Survey of Graduates from July 1, 2017—June 30, 2018
|Employed Full Time||75%|
|Planning on continuing education, Volunteer Service, Miliary Service, Not Seeking||Less than 1% each|
The destination rate of graduates has held steady, matching 2016-2017 reports.
*The class of 2017-2018 was surveyed about their postgraduation destinations up to 7 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 56 percent (3,007 graduates).
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 Illinois, Indiana, California, Colorado, and Florida
Employers are recruiting Grand Valley students early ‐ 64% of graduates reported receiving offers before graduation a 2% increase over 2016-2017.
|Other Online Job Posting System||28%|
|Received job offers as a result of GVSU sources*||21%|
*Including career fairs and events, Handshake online system, GVSU alumni network, and faculty/staff recommendations.
Experiential education includes internships, practicums, clinicals, student teaching, co-ops, and field experiences
|Internship, practicum, field work||66%|
|Student teaching, assisting||16%|
|High Impact Practice||Graduates|
|Class standing||Percentage of appointments|