ERIC Number: ED393332
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
What Happens to BSU Graduates? A Survey of 1992-93 and 1993-94 Completers.
Belcher, Marcia J.
This report presents the findings of a 1995 survey of 1992-93 and 1993-94 graduates of Boise State University (BSU) Idaho, which sought to determine what the students were doing after graduation and how well prepared they were to do it. The mail survey of 1,456 graduates found that: (1) 49 percent were working full-time, 25 percent were both working and continuing their education, and only 3 percent were unemployed and seeking employment; (2) 51 percent of graduates were already employed or obtained their first full-time job prior to graduation; (3) 57 percent of graduates reported that they frequently used the skills they had acquired at BSU on the job, while 87 percent used them either frequently or occasionally; (4) 2 to 3 years after graduation, 48 percent of graduates had salaries over $25,000, with salaries varying greatly depending on student major; and (5) 20 percent of graduates indicated that their current degree was the highest one they planned to obtain. Thirteen tables present detailed information on graduate responses. An appendix discusses the survey methodology and includes a copy of the survey questionnaire. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Boise State Univ., ID.