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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total/Average
Total Majors 83 90 72 77 95 57 477
# Responding 79 84 68 75 88 54 448
% Responding 95% 93% 94% 97% 93% 95% 95%
% Seeking Advanced Degrees 28% 31% 31% 36% 27% 35% 31%
% Employed 57% 49% 46% 45% 46% 41% 47%
% Continuing Education 1% 9% 6% 5% 2% -- 4%
% Other 1% 5% 10% 7% 1% 2% 4%
% Volunteer 10% 6% 7% 4% 2% 13% 8%
% Still Seeking 3% 0% 0% 3% 10% 0% 3%