Recent Grad Statistics

Luther College aggressively tracks the career paths/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 below:

Political Science Statistics 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total/Average
Total Majors 31 22 39 23 27 25 167
# Responding 28 20 36 21 24 23 152
% Responding 90% 91% 92% 91% 89% 92% 91%
% Seeking Advanced Degrees 21% 50% 36% 10% 8% 17% 24%
% Employed 54% 35% 31% 67% 79% 48% 52%
% Continuing Education 4% 0% 3% 4% 0% 9% 3%
% Other 4% 5% 2% 0% 0% 17% 5%
% Volunteer 7% 10% 25% 19% 13% 9% 14%
% Still Seeking 11% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 2%