Chatham University

Post-Graduation Statistics

Undergraduate Class of 2016 (6 Month)

Undergraduate Class of 2016 6 months out is defined as students who graduated from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Graduates were approached to complete the survey via email and telephone. Input from Faculty, Staff, LinkedIn and Facebook were used to contribute to the knowledge rate and information contained herein. Respondents are defined as those who answered the survey and those about whom we have knowledge of status. The Chatham University graduate outcomes survey is conducted in accordance with Best Practices outlined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

  • Number of grads: 181
  • Number of responses: 122
  • Response rate *: 67.4%

* Includes data obtained from non-survey sources referenced above.

Career Outcome Rate

Defined as the percentage of graduates who are employed in some capacity and those enrolled/accepted/applying to graduate school.

  • # of respondents seeking outcomes:
    Total = 120
  • # of respondents employed in some capacity or enrolled/seeking graduate school:
    Total = 113
  • % of respondents employed in some capacity or enrolled/seeking graduate school: 113/120 = 94.17%

Continuing Education

  • # are enrolled/accepted in graduate school
    Total = 21
  • # are seeking/applying to graduate school
    Total = 5
  • % of respondents: 26/120 = 21.7%

Most frequently reported graduate schools for those enrolled/accepted into graduate school:

  • Chatham University (9)
  • University of Pittsburgh (2)

Other Graduate School Highlights

  • Simmons College, Notre Dame University, Miami Law School, George Washington University, Duquesne University, Carnegie Mellon University, Bryn Mawr College

Employment

Number and percent employed in some capacity:

  • Total = 87
  • % of respondents employed in some capacity: 87/94* = 92.5%
  • *Does not include respondents who indicated they were enrolled/accepted or seeking/applying to graduate school

Highlights of employers of graduates include

UPMC, Allegheny Health Network, Chatham University, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Cauhaus Design, Children's Hospital.

Graduate Class of 2015 (One Year Out)

Graduate Class of 2015 one year out is defined as students who graduated from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Graduates were approached to complete the survey via email and telephone. Input from Faculty, Staff, LinkedIn and Facebook were used to contribute to the knowledge rate and information contained herein. Respondents are defined as those who answered the survey and those about whom we have knowledge of status.

  • Number of grads: 558
  • Number of responses: 308
  • Response rate*: 55.2%

* Includes data obtained from non-survey sources referenced above.

Career Outcome Rate

Defined as the percentage of graduates who are employed and those enrolled/accepted/applying to graduate school.

  • # of respondents seeking outcomes:
    Total = 303
  • # of respondents employed in some capacity and those enrolled/accepted/applying to graduate school
    Total = 298
  • % of respondents employed in some capacity and those enrolled/accepted/applying to graduate school: 298/303 = 98.3%

Continuing Education

  • # are enrolled/accepted in graduate school
    Total = 19
  • % of respondents: 19/303 = 6.27%

Highlights of graduate schools for those enrolled/accepted into additional graduate study:

  • Chatham University, Sonia L Denson, Ross University School of Medicine, Oakland University, National Gourmet Institute, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Howard University

Employment

Number and percent employed in some capacity:

  • Total = 279
  • % of respondents: 279/303 = 92.08%

Number and percent employed in related field:

  • Total = 254
  • % of respondents: 254/303 = 83.83%

Number and percent in new employment:

  • Total = 163
  • % of respondents indicated employment is new since the time of graduation: 163/303 = 53.79%

Average Salary

Reported by respondents who indicated they were employed FT

  • # are Employed FT
    Total = 265
  • # of respondents reporting salaries
    Total = 144 *
  • % of respondents reporting salaries: 144/265 = 54.34%
    • Salary Mean: $72,529.14
    • Salary Low: Salary Low: $26,000
    • Salary High: Salary High: $265,000
  • *Salary outliers were not able to be verified and were removed.

Highlights of employers of graduates include:

  • UPMC, Mercy Hospital, Chatham University, Brookdale Senior Living, Gateway Rehab, Community College of Allegheny County, Excela Health, Western Governors University, Pressley Ridge