- UT Austin alumni are statistically more likely than national comparison group graduates to be thriving in each well-being element.
- Key drivers of well-being are 1) being involved in extracurricular activities, and 2) having a professor who cared about them as a person.
Breakdown of Well-Being Elements
Of the five elements, UT Austin alumni are the most likely to be thriving in purpose well-being, or having the opportunity to do something that they enjoy every day.
Alumni are Significantly More Likely to Thrive in Multiple Elements of Well-Being
Thirty percent of UT Austin alumni are thriving in at least four well-being elements compared with 23% of national comparison graduates.
*Denotes an outcome that is statistically different from the corresponding UT Austin outcome at the 95% confidence level.
Drivers of Well-Being
Two undergraduate experiences, in particular, strongly relate to the likelihood of alumni thriving in more well-being elements: 1) being extremely involved in extracurricular activities and 2) having had a professor who cared about them as a person.
Boosting Long-Term and Proximal Meaningful Life Outcomes