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Careers: Graduate School

2012
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18%
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Class of 2011 pursuing graduate school
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From the Career Services Follow-Up Survey, Class of 2011
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50%
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Attend grad school within 5 years
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From National Student Clearinghouse + Advancement office data
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25%
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Earn a graduate degree within 5 years
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Top Graduate Schools Enrolled At Within 5 years

Based on National Student Clearinghouse and Career Services data for class years from 2000-2007 for any enrollment within 5 years of graduation.

  1. St. Lawrence University
  2. SUNY Potsdam
  3. Syracuse University
  4. SUNY Albany
  5. University at Buffalo
  6. Harvard University
  7. University of Vermont
  8. Clarkson University
  9. University of Southern Maine
  10. Boston University

Top Graduate Schools Enrolled At Within 10 years

Based on National Student Clearinghouse and Career Services data for class years from 2000-2002 for any enrollment within 10 years of graduation.

  1. St. Lawrence University
  2. SUNY Potsdam
  3. Harvard University
  4. SUNY Albany
  5. Syracuse University
  6. University of Southern Maine
  7. SUNY Buffalo
  8. Lesley University
  9. SUNY Plattsburgh
  10. The College of Saint Rose
  11. University of Vermont

By Division

This table lists percentages of students who majored in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and area/interdisciplinary studies in the classes of 2000-2007 who enroll in graduate or professional school within 3 and 5 years after graduating. Students with double majors in different divisions are counted once for each unique division they majored in. Data are from the National Student Clearinghouse.

Division After 3 Years After 5 years
Sciences 54% 60%
Social Sciences 35% 41%
Humanities 38% 47%
Area/Interdisciplinary 31% 43%

Graduate/Professional School Programs

Below is a breakdown of the number of students who attended graduate school within 6 months of graduating from St. Lawrence.

Graduate Program Type Number Attending % of Attending
Education 23 29.1%
Business 10 12.7%
Social Sciences 9 11.4%
Law 8 10.1%
Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy/Veterinary 7 8.9%
Health-Relate4d 5 6.3%
Arts & Humanities 5 6.3%
Science & Technology 5 6.3%
Other Graduate Programs 4 5.1%
Not Indicated 3 3.8%
Total Graduate/Professional School 79 100%

*Graduate and Professional School only, does not include other post baccalaureate education.

Data courtesy of Career Services

New: Outcomes Profiles covering a 5-year aggregate for each academic division are now available.