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Post-Graduation Activity Survey and Report

Western Michigan University conducts the annual Post-Graduation Activity Survey in accordance with the “Standards and Protocols for the Collection and Dissemination of Graduating Student Initial Career Outcomes Information,” published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

The survey includes data from students who graduate with bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees during the reporting year. For 2020-21, Western surveyed the 4,901 students who earned their degrees between August 2020 and June 2021. Post-graduation activity data was obtained for 3,346 graduates, or 69% of the population. You can read the 2020-21 report.