PLACEMENT DATA ON GRADUATES

 
 
Name of Institution: South Carolina State University
Academic Year for Graduating Students: 1996-97
 
Act 255 of 1992 requires public institutions of higher learning are required to report placement data on graduates. Byincluding the placement data as part of the alumni follow-up survey, institutions will be reporting biannually on graduates three years prior. Please indicate the number of responses to each item and the percentages in the appropriate columns. (Individual percentages are rounded to the next highest number.)
 
How many graduates did you survey?   798 What percent of your graduates does this represent?

100

How many surveys were returned?   191 What is the survey response rate? 23.9
Survey Based on (circle one):   Total Group    
 
1. How long did it take the students to obtain their first full-time job after graduation?
    # of Responses % of Total  
a. Prior to leaving college   65 34
b. Less than one month   32 16.8
c. 1 to 3 months   40 20.9
d. 4 to 6 months   23 12
e. 7 to 12 months   8 4.2
f. Over 12 months   3 1.6
g. Have not obtained a full-time job   4 2.1
h. Did not seek a full-time job   16 8.4
 
2.Indicate which single category best describes the student's current status.
    Currently    
    # of Responses % of Total
a. Continuing my education full-time   18 9.4
b. Employed and continuing my education   61 31.9
c. Employed full-time   100 52.4
d. Employed part-time   3 1.6
e. Self-employed      
f. Serving in Armed Forces   2 1
g. Caring for a home/family      
h. Unemployed seeking work      
i. Unemployed notseeking work   4 2.1
j. Other   3 1.6
 
Total   191   100%
 
3. Indicate the relationship between the student's college major their first full-time job after graduation:
           
    After Graduation    
    # of Responses   % of Total
a. Highly related   119   62.3
b. Moderately related   36   18.8
c. Slightly related   12   6.3
d. Not related   13   6.8
e. Not employed   11   5.8
         
Total   191   100%
 
4. Indicate the relationship between the student's college major and their full-time job.
   

Currently

   
    # of Responses % of Total
a. Highly related   125 65.4
b. Moderately related   32 16.8
c. Slightly related   11 5.8
d. Not related   10 5.2
e. Not employed   13 6.8
       
Total   191 100%
 
5. Indicate the location of the student's first job after graduation:
    After Graduation    
    # of Responses % of Total
a. South Carolina   141 73.8
b. Southeast, outside of South Carolina   27 14.1
c. Outside the Southeast   11 5.8
d. Not employed   12 6.3
       
Total  

191

100%

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