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Northwest Missouri State University

Post Grad Data

Be succesful!

Northwest strives to prepare students for successful careers and we believe it is important to continuously evaluate the post-graduation status of our graduates. 

Career Services surveys the previous academic year graduates and organizes the data to provide a view of “first destination” employment and continuing education statistics. The data reported is six months after graduation (industry standard).

Undergraduate Summary by Academic Department 2012-2013*
Academic Department Total Placement Continuing Education
Agricultural Sciences 96.0% 1.0%
Behavioral Sciences 98.7% 32.1%
Business 97.2% 20.0%
Communication & Mass Media 98.5% 6.1%
English and Modern Languages 88.0% 24.0%
Fine & Performing Arts 94.0% 6.0%
Health & Human Services 100.0% 11.1%
Humanities & Social Sciences 100.0% 14.3%
Mathematics, Computer Science 
& Information Systems
100.0% 5.0%
Natural Sciences 97.5% 40.3%
Professional Education 98.7% 17.3%
Undergraduate Internship Participation - Overall (including student teaching): 57.0%
Graduate Summary by College 2012-2013*
Academic Department Total Placement Continuing Education
Booth College of Business & Professional Studies 95.0% 2.5%
College of Arts & Sciences 100.0% 3.6%
College of Education & Human Services 100.0% 0.9%

* Data: Self-reported 6 months post graduation
** Chosen status: Not seeking includes post-graduation internships