Augustana College printing logo

Market Research

February  08, 2012

This video requires Flash Player.

2011 survey of Augustana graduates from the classes of 1996-2011

Alumni give the college high marks for relevancy and value

Kent Barnds, vice president for enrollment, communication and planning, offers a brief overview of the recently completed survey of alumni from the classes of 1996-2010.

Key Findings:

  • Augustana graduates believe their experience directly contributed to the development of several essential career skills including critical thinking (93%), problem solving (89%), reasoning (89%) and effective writing (86%)
  • 86% reported that their Augustana experience contributed greatly to their personal happiness
  • 69% felt they were better prepared than their fellow students at the start of graduate school
  • 48% earned a master's degree, 11% a Ph.D. 8% an M.D.

More information about the study:

Click here to download a copy of the report.

Click here to download a summary of the career paths of graduates who completed the survey