Colleges Report Job Outcomes Results Are Limited Value

From Inside Higher Ed:

Keene State College released its first placement survey of a graduating class this fall, with plans to annually track graduates’ post-collegiate career outcomes. Of the 235 graduates from the class of 2012 who generated usable responses from the survey, 94 percent reported being employed or engaged in further education.

At Syracuse University, where outcome surveys have been administered for at least 30 years, 84 percent of the class of 2012 was working or attending graduate school.

Any comparison between the two universities — or between virtually any two colleges — would be futile.

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