College of Arts & Sciences
As UofL's largest academic unit, the College of Arts & Sciences offers a diverse range of opportunities from over 30 departments and programs in the natural and physical sciences, the social and behavioral sciences, and the arts and humanities. A degree from Arts & Sciences provides a solid foundation upon which to build future academic, professional and personal successes.
2017 First Destination Results
A total of 325 (n=325) graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences from the December 2016, May 2017, and August 2017 classes reported employment and continuing education information.
- December 2016: 24% (n=77)
- May 2017: 64% (n=207)
- August 2017: 12% (n=41)
- Bachelors: 77% (n=249)
- Masters: 16% (n=52)
- Doctorate: 7% (n=24)
- 57% of graduates are employed full-time
- 27% of graduates are enrolling in/enrolled in graduate school or continuing education
- 7% of graduates are employed part-time
- 5% of graduates are seeking employment
- 1% of graduates are participating in a volunteer or service program
- Less than 1% of graduates are serving in the US Armed or Uniformed Services
- Less than 1% of graduates are not seeing employment or continuing education at this time
Full-time Employment Timeline†
Of graduates who reported full-time employment:
- 70% were employed upon graduation
- 86% were employed within 3 months of graduation
- 99% were employed within 6 months of graduation
- 100% were employed within 12 months of graduation
Average Full-time Salaries‡
- Bachelors degree recipients: $34,900
- Masters degree recipients: $55,260
- Doctorate degree recipients: $56,600
*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.