September 14, 2016 | By NACE Staff
TAGS: student attitudes, surveys, spotlight
Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
Major, and to a lesser extent, gender, race/ethnicity, and GPA, had an effect on the post-graduation plans of bachelor’s degree graduates, according to results of NACE’s Class of 2016 Student Survey.
Highlights from the survey that illustrate the impact these factors had on post-graduation plans include:
NACE’s Class of 2016 Student Survey was conducted February 16 – April 30, 2016; more than 23,000 students at colleges and universities nationwide took part, including 5,600 graduating seniors. The survey report will be available in September.
Figure 1: Plans after graduation, by gender, race/ethnicity, and GPA
Percent of staff time spent student-facing
Median number of students per professional staff member
Median number of FTE professional staff
Median number of FTE overall staff
Percent of career centers reporting cuts to personnel budget
Percent of career centers reporting cuts to non-personnel budget
Percent of career centers using third-party provider to collect student outcomes
2020-21 Career Services Benchmark Survey Report