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Recruitment Data

A recent national survey of incoming college freshmen revealed that 85.9% of freshmen go to college "to be able to get a better job" (Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA). Likewise, parents' primary reason for sending their student to college is "to get a good job." (Gallup Poll for Inside Higher Ed). Career applications of a college degree are increasingly playing a central role in conversations with students and their families. The data below may be useful for these conversations.

  • Employer ConnectionsSCU Employer Connections

    Top employers of SCU alumni and recruitment activity at the University.

  • gradoptionsGraduate Outcomes

    Survey of recent SCU graduates 6 months after graduation. Includes information about employment and graduate school status.

  • Screen Shot 2014-07-14 at 3Infographics for Presentations

    Data rich visuals about career development trends, recruitment activity, and alumni outcomes to download for your presentations and department websites.

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