Student Career Outcomes

Nearly 90% of graduates are employed or pursuing further education within 6 months of graduation

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Employment and Salary

  2017 2018 2019
% employed (full-time or intern) or pursuing further education within 6 months of graduation 93% 92% 87%
# of graduates included in statistics 136 128 130
Salary 2017 2018 2019
Average $80,677 $83,060 $84,544
25th percentile $70,000 $70,750 $70,000
75th percentile $93,375 $90,000 $100,000
*based on US full-time salaries.      

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Employment Distribution by Job Function

2019 Graduates

Employment by Job Area


How Students Obtained Employment

2019 Graduates

How Students Obtained Employment

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