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Post-Graduation Statistics

Undergraduate Class of 2020 (6 Month)

Undergraduate Class of 2020 six months out is defined as students who graduated from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. 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: 232
  • Number of responses: 175
  • Response rate*: 75.43%

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

CAREER OUTCOMES RATE

Defined as the percentage of graduates who indicated they are employed in some capacity or continuing education (enrolled).

  • # of respondents employed in some capacity or enrolled in graduate school:
    Total = 164
  • % of respondents employed in some capacity or enrolled in graduate school: 93.7%

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • # of respondents employed in graduate school
    Total = 43
  • % of respondents: 24.6%

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

  • Chatham University (26)

Other Graduate School Highlights:

  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Glasgow
  • Penn State University

EMPLOYMENT

Number and percent employed in some capacity:

  • Total = 117
  • % of respondents employed in some capacity: 66.9%
  • *Does not include respondents who indicated they were enrolled/accepted or seeking/applying to graduate school

Highlights of employers of graduates include:

UPMC, Microsoft, Allegheny Health Network, BNY Mellon, Carnegie Mellon, City of Pittsburgh, National Geographic, Pittsburgh Center of the Arts, PPG Industries, US Steel

Graduate Class of 2020 (Six Months Out)

Graduate Class of 2020 six months out is defined as students who graduated from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. 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: 402
  • Number of responses: 296
  • Knowledge Rate*: 73.6%

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

CAREER OUTCOMES RATE

Defined as the percentage of graduates who are employed in some capacity and those continuing education (enrolled).

  • # of respondents employed in some capacity and those enrolled continuing education (enrolled):
    Total = 276
  • % of respondents employed in some capacity and those enrolled/accepted/applying to graduate school: 276/402 = 93.2%

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • # are enrolled/accepted in graduate school
    Total = 9
  • % of respondents: 9/296 = 3%

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

  • Chatham University (3), Texas A&M, University of New Hampshire, University of North Colorado, Boston University School of Medicine

EMPLOYMENT

Number and percent employed in some capacity:

  • Total = 267
  • % of respondents: 267/296 = 91.07%

Number and percent employed in related field:

  • Total = 219
  • % of respondents: 292/296 = 88.7%

Number and percent in new employment:

  • Total = 128
  • % of respondents indicated employment is new since the time of graduation: 128/296 = 47.9%

AVERAGE SALARY

Reported by respondents who indicated they were employed FT

  • # of respondents reporting salaries
    Total = 123*
  • % of respondents reporting salaries: 49.8%
    • Salary Mean: $77,019.76
    • Salary Low: $24,000.00
    • Salary High: $260,000.00

    *Five salary outliers were not able to be verified and were removed.

HIGHLIGHTS OF EMPLOYERS OF GRADUATES INCLUDE:

Allegheny Health Network, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Department of Defense, JP Morgan Chase, Johns Hopkins Healthcare System, UPMC, PNC, University of Pittsburgh, US Air Force