Santa Clara University

Profile of 2005 Santa Clara University Graduates

Based on Results From Survey of Recent Graduates

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Purpose of Study


In January 2006, Santa Clara University surveyed the class of 2005, approximately six months after their graduation dates. The purpose of the study was to learn the respondents’ employment and/or graduate school status. In general, the survey did not attempt to gather information about what students learned or how Santa Clara University influenced their development as persons.

Tables

Table 1: How the sample was normalized

Table 2: From which school or college did you receive your degree? By academic cluster

Table 3: What best describes your post graduation (current) status?

Table 4: What best describes your post graduation (current) status? By academic cluster.

Table 5: What best describes your post graduation (current) status? By gender.

Table 6: What best describes your post graduation (current) status? By ethnic groups.

Table 7: Have you ever applied to graduate school? By gender.

Table 8: Have you ever applied to graduate school? By academic cluster.

Table 9: Full-time graduate school admission status.

Table 10: Full-time graduate school admission status. By academic cluster.

Table 11: Full-time graduate school admission status. By gender.

Table 12: Full-time graduate school admission status. By ethnic groups.

Table 13: Full-time graduate school admission status.

Table 14: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for success in graduate school. By academic cluster.

Table 15: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for success in graduate school. By ethnic group.

Table 16: Assistantships and Fellowships awarded to students admitted to a full-time graduate program.

Table 17: Assistantships and Fellowships awarded to students admitted to a full-time graduate.

Table 18: Respondents employed full-time compared to respondents seeking full-time.

Table 19: Respondents employed full-time compared to respondents seeking full-time.

Table 20: When did you accept your position? By academic cluster.

Table 21: In which industry sector are you employed? By gender.

Table 22 (and 23): Region at time of admission. By region of employment.

Table 24: Annual base salary. By gender.

Table 25: Annual Salary Reported. By academic cluster.

Table 26: Annual Salary Reported. By ethnic groups.

Table 27: Annual Salary Reported. By GPA.

Table 28: Annual Salary Reported. By GPA and Academic Cluster.

Table 29: Annual salary reported by industry sector of employment.

Table 30: Are you working for an employer with whom you had an internship or co-op? By academic cluster.

Table 31: Percent of graduates employed. By participation in an internship and academic cluster.

Table 32: Are you working for an employer with whom you had an internship or co-op? By industry sector of employment.

Table 33: Rate how useful your major field of study has been in your current position. By academic cluster.

Table 34: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for success in your career. By academic cluster.

Table 35: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for success in your career. By ethnic group and gender.

Table 36: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for success in your career. By industry sector of employment.

Table 37: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for life after college.

Table 38: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for life after college. By gender and ethnic group.

Table 39: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for life after college.

Table 40: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for life after college.

Table 41: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for life after college. By full-time graduate school program admission status.

Table 42: Rate how well your SCU education prepared you for life after college. By post graduation (current) status.

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