Survey of Graduates from July 1, 2020—June 30, 2021
|Employed Full Time||65%|
|Volunteer Service, Miliary Service, Not Seeking||Less than 1% each|
*The class of 2020-2021 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 62.2 percent (3,014 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 ‐ 88% of graduates employed full-time reported receiving offers before graduation.
|Other Online Job Posting System||27%|
*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||58%|
|Student teaching, assisting||22%|
|High Impact Practice||Graduates|
|Class standing||Percentage of appointments|