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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total/Average
Total Majors 23 27 25 24 27 21 21 168
# Responding 21 24 23 21 27 17 20 153
% Responding 91% 89% 92% 88% 100% 81% 95% 91%
% Seeking Advanced Degrees 10% 8% 17% 14% 15% 24% 20% 15%
% Employed 67% 79% 48% 71% 52% 65% 50% 62%
% Continuing Education 4% 0% 9% 0% 7% 0% -- 3%
% Other 0% 0% 17% 0% 15% 0% 0% 5%
% Volunteer 19% 13% 9% 14% 11% 11% 10% 12%
% Still Seeking 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10% 1%