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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 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total/Average
Total Majors 31 38 31 22 39 23 184
# Responding 26 33 28 20 36 21 164
% Responding 84% 87% 90% 91% 92% 91% 89%
% Seeking Advanced Degrees 46% 21% 21% 50% 36% 10% 30%
% Employed 46% 52% 54% 35% 31% 67% 46%
% Continuing Education 4% 6% 4% 0% 3% 4% 4%
% Other 0% 3% 4% 5% 3% 0% 2%
% Volunteer 4% 9% 7% 10% 25% 19% 13%
% Still Seeking 0% 9% 11% 0% 3% 0% 4%