The UGA Career Outcomes Initiative

The Career Outcomes Initiative provides insight into the employment and continuing education status of UGA graduates within an average of 6 months of their graduation date. Additionally, the data provides detailed employment, salary, and graduate school information. These reports constitute the only centralized employment data collection for The University of Georgia and are used by current students, employers, colleges/schools, departments, and other stakeholders. Data from our survey is published in the UGA Fact Book and reported to various organizations that rank colleges, such as US News and World Report.

CAREER OUTCOMES RATE

The Career Outcomes Rate is calculated from the percentage of students who are either employed, continuing their education, or not currently seeking employment within an average of 6 months after graduation. UGA’s 96% Career Outcomes Rate is 11% higher than the National Average. The following data is based on the known career outcomes of 7,890 graduates from the Class of 2017.
UGA Class of 2017 career outcomes rate is 96 percent - that is 11 percent higher than the national average

Career Outcomes Breakdown

OF ALL FULL-TIME EMPLOYED GRADUATES...

Fifty five percent obtained employment before graduation
Eighty eight percent obtained employment within three months of graduation
Ninety nine percent obtained employment within six months of graduation

Class of 2017 graduates have been hired by 2925 unique employers

Class of 2017 graduates are working across all sectors of the economy. 66 percent of full-time employed graduates are working in the business sector, 24 percent are working in the education sector, 6 percent are working in the government sector and 4 percent are working in the non-profit sector.

Top 25 Employers for the Class of 2017 ***

Top 25 employers hiring the most class of 2017 graduates

Amazon.com, Inc.
Aon plc
AT&T
Chick-fil-A
CVS Health
Deloitte
Emory University
EY
Georgia-Pacific
IBM
Insight Global
KPMG US LLP
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Macy’s
Newell Brands
Piedmont Healthcare
PricewaterhouseCoopers
State Farm
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Teach for America
The Home Depot
The Kroger Company
University of Georgia
UPS
Wells Fargo & Company

TOP GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS FOR THE CLASS OF 2017 ****

Columbia University
Duke University
Emory University
Georgia Institute of Technology
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Georgia
University of Pennsylvania
University of Virginia
Vanderbilt University

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CLASS OF 2017 GRADUATES ARE PURSUING CAREERS IN...

50 STATES & 37 COUNTRIES

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OF ALL FULL-TIME EMPLOYED GRADUATES

Seventy two percent of full-time employed students accepted employment in the state of Georgia

TOP U.S. DESTINATIONS FOR THE CLASS OF 2017

Top In-State destinations for the class of 2017 - Alpharetta, Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Marietta, Norcross, Roswell and Suwanee

Top Out-of-State destinations for the class of 2017 - Austin, Texas - Charlotte, North Carolina - Chicago, Illinois - Dallas, Texas - Houston, Texas - Nashville, Tennessee - New York, New York - Orlando, Florida - San Francisco, California - Washington, DC

INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS FOR THE CLASS OF 2017


Argentina
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Egypt
France
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
India
Israel
Japan
Kenya
Korea
Nicaragua
Pakistan
Philippines
Poland
Republic of Congo
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Spain
Switzerland
Tanzania
Thailand
Turkey
United Kingdom
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