ERIC Number: ED202258
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Follow-Up of May 1980 Graduates.
Texas Coll. and Univ. System, Austin. Coordinating Board.
Procedures and statewide results are presented from a survey of a sample of May 1980 graduates from selected public senior colleges in Texas. The nine institutions involved in the study included North Texas State University, Southwest Texas State University, Texas A&I University, Texas Tech University, Texas Women's University, the University of Houston Central Campus and the University of Texas at El Paso. Figures include graduates by institutions, sample survey questionnaires, and responses to the survey. The list of tables includes: total population and responses to Question "A"; annual salary by program; salary information by program; occupation to program match; location of employment; and related occupations. Appendices include the format for submission of graduate lists and the letter sent to graduates with the survey. The tabulated results of the survey are listed in Tables 1 through 6. Each table has a section for baccalaureate degrees and a section for graduate degrees. The results include: two areas, Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth, account for about 50 percent of all jobs reported by graduates; 89 percent of all baccalaureate degree respondents and 82.4 percent of those with graduate degrees took jobs in Texas; and 62.2 percent of all baccalaureate level respondents actively entered the job market following graduation. (LC)
Descriptors: College Graduates, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Statistics, Graduate Surveys, Higher Education, Labor Force, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Occupational Surveys, Statistical Surveys
Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, P.O. Box 12788, Capitol Station, Austin, TX 78711.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Coll. and Univ. System, Austin. Coordinating Board.