University-Wide Overview

UofL

2017 First Destination Results

A total of 1,113 (n=1113) graduates of the University of Louisville from the December 2016, May 2017, and August 2017 classes reported employment and continuing education information.

Class Breakdown

  • December 2016: 23% (n=251)
  • May 2017: 64% (n=715)
  • August 2017: 13% (n=147)

Degree Level

  • Bachelors: 60% (n=669)
  • Masters: 32% (n=354)
  • Doctorate: 8% (n=90)

College/School

  • College of Arts & Sciences: 29% (n=327)
  • College of Business: 14% (n=157)
  • College of Education & Human Development: 18% (n=194)
  • J.B. Speed School of Engineering: 16% (n=180)
  • Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work: 7% (n=72)
  • School of Interdisciplinary & Graduate Studies: 1% (n=12)
  • School of Dentistry: 3% (n=27)
  • School of Medicine: 3% (n=38)
  • School of Music: 2% (n=27)
  • School of Nursing: 5% (n=58)
  • School of Public Health & Information Sciences: 2% (n=21)

Post-Graduation Status*

  • 70% of graduates are employed full-time
  • 17%  of graduates are enrolling in/enrolled in graduate school or continuing education
  • 5% of graduates are employed part-time
  • 4% of graduates are seeking employment
  • 2% of graduates are serving in the US Armed or Uniformed Services
  • 1% of graduates are participating in a volunteer or service program
  • 1% of graduates are not seeking employment or continuing education at this time

Full-time Employment Timeline

Of graduates who reported full-time employment:

  • 62% were employed upon graduation
  • 85% were employed within 3 months of graduation
  • 98% were employed within 6 months of graduation
  • 100% were employed within 12 months of graduation

Average Full-time Salaries

  • Bachelors degree recipients: $44,700
  • Masters degree recipients: $57,450
  • Doctorate degree recipients: $71,000

*Post-graduation status is only representative of those who completed the First Destination Survey, and may not be generalizable to all degree recipients.
The timeline for full-time employment varies by alumni; results from the First Destination Survey many not be generalizable to all degree recipients.
Average full-time salaries vary by degree, degree level, years of experience, job classification, and company/organization, and my not be generalizable to all degree recipients.