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ERIC Number: ED240960
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Pages: 81
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Follow-Up Survey of the 1981 Bachelor's Degree Recipients from Maryland Public Institutions.
Maryland State Board for Higher Education, Annapolis.
Results of a survey of 1981 bachelor's degree recipients at Maryland's public four-year institutions, which was conducted about 1 year after graduation, are presented. Information is provided on post-graduation educational activities, their employment and occupational status, and their achievement of goals. Findings include the following: 57 percent of the respondents graduated from the same school where they first entered, 25 percent had transferred from a two-year institution, and 18 percent had transferred from another four-year school; 79 percent of the respondents planned to complete a higher degree; three-fourths of the graduates were employed full-time and 13 percent were employed part-time; 84.6 percent of the full-time employed graduates were working in professional or technical occupations; 91 percent of respondents who were employed full-time had obtained their jobs within 8 months of graduation; half of the respondents working full-time reported that their job was directly related to their undergraduate majors, while another 30 percent said that it was somewhat related; and the median salary reported by graduates employed full-time was $15,689. Statistical results and the survey instrument are included. (SW)
Maryland State Board for Higher Education, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Higher Education, Annapolis.
Identifiers: Maryland