Recent Grad Statistics

Luther College actively tracks the career paths/outcomes of its graduates. From employment to graduate school to post-graduate service, the following reports provide an overview of the varied career paths our music major graduates have taken in the first eight months after their respective graduation years.

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

Music Statistics 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total/Average
Total Majors 45 59 67 55 54 52 36 368
# Responding 43 59 64 53 53 41 33 346
% Responding 95% 100% 96% 96% 98% 79% 92% 94%
% Seeking Advanced Degrees 23% 37% 36% 28% 15% 20% 27% 27%
% Employed 44% 41% 42% 47% 59% 61% 61% 51%
% Continuing
Education
21% 17% 12% 19% 12% 10% -- 13%
% Other 5% 3% 6% 4% 10% 2% 3% 5%
% Volunteer 7% 2% 2% 0% 2% 2% 0% 2%
% Still Seeking 0% 0% 2% 2% 2% 2% 0% 1%