- UT Austin alumni are significantly more likely than their national comparison graduates to strongly agree that their alma mater prepared them well for life outside college.
- UT Austin alumni are more likely to be employed full-time compared to national comparison graduates.
- UT Austin alumni were more likely to have a job waiting for them after graduation compared to their national comparison graduates.
Nearly 75% of alumni are employed full time - statistically higher than national comparison graduates.
UT Austin alumni are also significantly more likely to be employed sooner.
Overall, 71% of alumni said that they visited the career services office at least once - statistically on par with national comparison graduates.
Statistically higher than national comparison graduates, 46% of alumni indicate that career services was helpful or very helpful.
High proportions of alumni who took a leadership role in a club or organization, or had a paid job or internship say those activities contributed to their success.
UT Austin alumni are significantly more likely than national comparison graduates to strongly agree that their alma mater prepared them well for life after graduation.
Drivers of Preparedness for Life Outside of College
Two support experiences are strong linked to the perception among alumni that UT Austin prepared them well for life outside of college: having a professor who made them excited about learning, and having a mentor who encouraged them.
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