Recent Grad Statistics

Luther College aggressively tracks the career paths and outcomes of its graduates. From employment to graduate school to post-graduate service, the following reports provide a detailed overview of the varied career paths of our graduates.

For full details on the survey results, please follow the links provided in the table:

Biology Statistics 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total/Average
Total Majors 55 60 63 70 83 90 72 493
# Responding 50 54 58 67 79 84 68 460
% Responding 91% 90% 92% 96% 95% 93% 94% 93%
% Seeking Advanced Degrees 36% 43% 41% 46% 28% 31% 31% 36%
% Employed 48% 39% 33% 40% 57% 49% 46% 44%
% Continuing Education 4% 11% 5% 3% 1% 9% 6% 6%
% Other 4% 0% 4% 2% 1% 5% 10% 4%
% Volunteer 2% 7% 10% 6% 10% 6% 7% 7%
% Still Seeking 6% 0% 7% 3% 3% 0% 0% 3%