2011 GRADUATE SURVEY RESULTS

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2011 GRADUATE SURVEY RESULTS

Business

Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Bachelor's Degree Recipients

189 100%

460 100%

927 100%

TOTAL NUMBER OF GRADUATES SURVEYED

Questionnaires:

135

71%

323

70%

667

72%

Not returned ………

7

4%

18

4%

38

4%

Not delivered by post office ………

47

25%

119

26%

222

24%

Returned by graduate ………

Responding graduates currently:

41

87%

99

83%

178

80%

Working ………

7

15%

27

23%

44

20%

Attending or waiting to attend school ……

9

19%

18

15%

36

16%

Unemployed ………

Master's Degree Recipients

21 100%

219 100%

233 100%

TOTAL NUMBER OF GRADUATES SURVEYED

Questionnaires:

9

43%

121

55%

128

55%

Not returned ………

5

2%

4

2%

Not delivered by post office ………

12

57%

94

43%

100

43%

Returned by graduate ………

Responding graduates currently:

12 100%

93

99%

96

96%

Working ………

12

12%

10

11%

Attending or waiting to attend school ……

4

4%

3

3%

Unemployed ………

Doctoral Degree Recipients

TOTAL NUMBER OF GRADUATES SURVEYED

Questionnaires:

Not returned……… Not delivered by post office ……… Returned by graduate ………

Responding graduates currently:

Working ……… Attending or waiting to attend school …… Unemployed ………

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DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

Business

Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Working

16

40%

48

49%

60

35%

JOB IS: Full-time, career field, permanent ……

8

20%

20

21%

44

26%

Full-time, career field, will change

4

10%

7

7%

24

14%

Full-time, outside career field ………

7

18%

10

10%

20

12%

Full-time, temporary ………

5

12%

12

12%

23

13%

Part-time ………

8

20%

17

18%

40

24%

WORK IS: Definitely beneath my level ………

12

30%

21

22%

44

26%

Somewhat beneath my level ………

20

50%

58

60%

84

50%

At an appropriate level ……… At too advanced a level ………

1

2%

12

12%

13

7%

ATTENDING Yes, related to UW education …………

1

2%

5

5%

16

9%

SCHOOL? Yes, career related, new area ………

3

2%

Yes, not career related ………

39

95%

79

82%

142

82%

No ………

3

8%

8

8%

17

10%

MONTHLY INCOME: Under $1000 ………

6

15%

10

10%

21

12%

1000- 1499 ………

7

18%

10

10%

22

13%

1500- 1999 ………

4

10%

8

8%

23

13%

2000- 2499 ………

6

15%

12

12%

23

13%

2500- 2999 ………

4

10%

8

8%

13

8%

3000- 3499 ………

3

8%

12

12%

15

9%

3500- 3999 ………

3

8%

5

5%

9

5%

4000- 4500 ………

1

3%

6

6%

7

4%

4500- 4999 ………

6

3%

6

6%

5000- 5499 ………

1

3%

2

2%

3

2%

5500- 5999 ………

1

3%

9

9%

13

8%

Over $6000 ………

31

84%

82

90%

140

87%

JOB LOCATION: King, Pierce, Snohomish ………

4

11%

7

8%

12

7%

Other Washington counties ……… Alaska, Idaho, Oregon ………

1

3%

1

1%

4

2%

California, Hawaii ………

1

1%

Mountain states ………

1

3%

1

1%

2

1%

Central states ……… Eastern states ………

2

1%

International ………

2

4%

4

4%

8

4%

JOB SEARCH: Newspaper ads ………

15

31%

33

30%

66

35%

The Internet ………

3

6%

6

6%

11

6%

Professional organization ………

3

6%

6

6%

7

4%

Employment agency ………

1

2%

1

1%

3

2%

Faculty advisor or committee …………

21

44%

52

48%

85

45%

Networking/personal contacts …………

3

6%

7

6%

8

4%

(3)

Attending School

2

100%

8

42%

10

30%

LEVEL OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM: Bachelor's …………

2

6%

2

11%

Terminal Master

16

48%

8

42%

Master's/PhD ……

2

6%

Professional ……

1

3%

Vocational …………

2

6%

1

5%

Other ………

7

18%

4

17%

ARE YOU ALSO EMPLOYED? Yes, by the school ………

3

8%

2

8%

Yes, other part-time …

2

40%

5

21%

7

18%

Yes, other full-time …

3

60%

13

54%

23

58%

No ………

Unemployed

2

6%

1

6%

REASON NOT Volunteering ………

1

11%

2

12%

6

18%

WORKING Raising a family ……… Taking care of an ill relative ……

2

6%

1

6%

Traveling, etc. ………

5

56%

7

44%

11

33%

Looking for work ………

1

11%

1

6%

3

9%

Deciding what to do ………

3

9%

1

6%

Taking time off ………

2

22%

3

19%

6

18%

(4)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

While a UW student, did you participate in:

24

22

59

57

116

99

Community volunteer service (outside of UW)

13

33

40

76

76

140

Community service as part of a UW course (Service learning)

14

32

48

68

80

134

A public service internship or other work-based learning (for credit or pay)

4

42

16

99

39

174

Faculty research beyond being a research subject

No

No

No

No

contribution

contribution

contribution

contribution

Small

Small

Small

Small

contribution

contribution

contribution

contribution

Moderate

Moderate

Moderate

Moderate

contribution

contribution

contribution

contribution

Strong

Strong

Strong

Strong

contribution

contribution

contribution

contribution

1 2 3 4

Mean

S.D.

Business Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Business

Administration

How has your participation contributed to your

preparation and success in your current primary

activity?

2.17

Volunteer Service

0.96

2.67

Service Learning

0.62

3.21

Internship/Work-based

0.86

2.33

Faculty Research

0.94

Business

Administration

All Professional

All Campus

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

During the past year, how many hours each month, on average, did you devoted to volunteer work or a community

action program?

23

50%

57

49%

100

46%

None

7

15%

25

22%

50

23%

1 - 3

4

9%

9

8%

14

6%

4 - 6

9

20%

9

8%

23

11%

7 - 10

3

7%

16

14%

30

14%

Over 10

In the past year, approximately how much have you contrubuted monetarily to charities or philanthropies?

26

57%

61

54%

128

59%

Less than $100

8

17%

17

15%

33

15%

$100 - 250

5

11%

10

9%

17

8%

$250 - 500

3

7%

11

10%

13

6%

$500 - 1000

4

9%

15

13%

25

12%

Over $1000

If I had to make my college choice over again, I would choose to attend UW.

3

7%

10

9%

17

8%

Strongly disagree

3

1%

2

2%

Disagree

4

9%

5

4%

12

6%

Indifferent

15

34%

36

31%

74

34%

Agree

22

50%

62

54%

110

51%

Strongly agree

(5)

STUDENT OUTCOMES - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Business Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Business

Administration

YOUR SKILLS: Rate yourself on each of the following

abilities.

Poor

Poor

Poor

Poor

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Good

Good

Good

Good

Very Good

Very Good

Very Good

Very Good

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

3.98

Writing effectively

0.64

3.61

Speaking effectively

1.01

3.68

Critically analyzing written

information

0.77

3.96

Defining and solving problems

0.75

4.23

Working and/or learning independently

0.72

4.09

Working cooperatively in a group

0.99

2.22

Using a foreign language

1.35

2.85

Understanding and appreciating the

arts

1.05

2.98

Understanding and applying

scientific principles and methods

0.86

3.57

Understanding and applying

quantitative principles and methods

0.79

3.79

Understanding and appreciating

diverse philosophies and cultures

0.9

3.65

Understanding the interaction of

society and the environment

0.89

4.37

Working effectively with modern

technology, especially computers

0.73

4.28

Locating information needed to help

make decisions or solve problems

0.65

3.96

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained from major field

0.76

3.82

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained outside major

0.89

3.94

Using management/leadership

capabilities

0.88

3.72

Recognizing your responsibilities,

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STUDENT OUTCOMES - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Business Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Business

Administration

NECESSITY: How important are each of these abilities

to your current primary activity?

Not

Not

Not

Not

Important

Important

Important

Important

Somewhat

Somewhat

Somewhat

Somewhat

Important

Important

Important

Important

Important

Important

Important

Important

Very

Very

Very

Very

Important

Important

Important

Important

Essential

Essential

Essential

Essential

3.91

Writing effectively

1.08

4.14

Speaking effectively

0.97

3.84

Critically analyzing written

information

1.06

4.12

Defining and solving problems

0.81

4.07

Working and/or learning independently

0.86

3.86

Working cooperatively in a group

1.1

1.74

Using a foreign language

1.04

1.68

Understanding and appreciating the

arts

0.99

2.11

Understanding and applying

scientific principles and methods

1.07

3.20

Understanding and applying

quantitative principles and methods

1.16

2.91

Understanding and appreciating

diverse philosophies and cultures

1.22

2.82

Understanding the interaction of

society and the environment

1.11

4.17

Working effectively with modern

technology, especially computers

1.04

4.23

Locating information needed to help

make decisions or solve problems

0.90

3.60

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained from major field

1.26

3.55

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained outside major

1.05

3.75

Using management/leadership

capabilities

0.98

3.31

Recognizing your responsibilities,

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STUDENT OUTCOMES - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Business Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Business

Administration

SATISFACTION: How satisfied are you with the

University of Washington's contribution to your

development in each area?

Not at all

Not at all

Not at all

Not at all

Little

Little

Little

Little

Somewhat

Somewhat

Somewhat

Somewhat

Mostly

Mostly

Mostly

Mostly

Very

Very

Very

Very

4.05

Writing effectively

0.77

3.75

Speaking effectively

0.91

4.02

Critically analyzing written

information

0.78

3.86

Defining and solving problems

0.70

3.72

Working and/or learning independently

1.02

4.25

Working cooperatively in a group

0.86

1.7

Using a foreign language

0.93

2.51

Understanding and appreciating the

arts

1.26

3.11

Understanding and applying

scientific principles and methods

1.09

3.86

Understanding and applying

quantitative principles and methods

0.76

3.72

Understanding and appreciating

diverse philosophies and cultures

0.87

3.45

Understanding the interaction of

society and the environment

0.99

3.83

Working effectively with modern

technology, especially computers

0.97

4.05

Locating information needed to help

make decisions or solve problems

0.82

4.21

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained from major field

0.88

3.63

Using knowledge, ideas, or

perspectives gained outside major

0.89

3.84

Using management/leadership

capabilities

0.90

3.25

Recognizing your responsibilities,

(8)

STUDENT OUTCOMES - Bachelor's Degree Recipients

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Business Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Business

Administration

In general, how satisfied are you with your UW

education with regard to each of the following?

Not at all

Not at all

Not at all

Not at all

Little

Little

Little

Little

Somewhat

Somewhat

Somewhat

Somewhat

Mostly

Mostly

Mostly

Mostly

Very

Very

Very

Very

4.47

Quality of instruction in your major

field

0.5

3.96

Quality of instruction outside of

your major field

0.76

3.73

Interaction with faculty outside of

the classroom

0.93

2.82

Assistance by faculty in pursuing

your career

1.27

1.93

Assistance in finding employment

0.89

3.16

Academic advising

1.09

3.56

Your readiness for a career

1.02

3.56

Your readiness for advanced education

(9)

DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY - Master's Degree Recipients

Business

Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Working

8

67%

60

66%

60

64%

JOB IS: Full-time, career field, permanent …

3

25%

14

15%

15

16%

Full-time, career field, will change

4

4%

4

4%

Full-time, outside career field …………

5

5%

4

4%

Full-time, temporary ………

1

8%

9

10%

10

11%

Part-time ………

1

8%

9

10%

10

11%

WORK IS: Definitely beneath my level …………

6

50%

17

18%

17

18%

Somewhat beneath my level ………

5

42%

66

72%

68

72%

At an appropriate level ……… At too advanced a level ………

11

12%

9

10%

ATTENDING Yes, post-graduate in my degree

3

3%

3

3%

SCHOOL? Yes, career related, new area ……

2

2%

2

2%

Yes, not career related ………

12

100%

77

85%

78

83%

No ………

2

2%

2

2%

MONTHLY INCOME: Under $500 ………

3

3%

2

2%

$500 - 999 ………

2

2%

2

2%

1000- 1499 ………

7

7%

7

8%

1500- 1999 ………

9

9%

8

9%

2000- 2499 ………

10

11%

10

11%

2500- 2999 ………

2

17%

17

18%

17

18%

3000- 3499 ………

9

9%

8

9%

3500- 3999 ………

3

25%

16

17%

16

17%

4000- 4500 ………

7

58%

20

22%

20

21%

Over $4500 ………

10

83%

70

79%

72

79%

JOB LOCATION: King, Pierce, Snohomish …………

2

17%

15

17%

15

16%

Other Washington counties ……

2

2%

2

2%

Alaska, Idaho, Oregon ……… California, Hawaii ……… Mountain states ………

1

1%

1

1%

Central states ………

1

1%

1

1%

Eastern states ……… International ………

2

25%

3

4%

3

4%

JOB SEARCH: Newspaper ads ………

4

50%

42

57%

42

55%

World wide web/internet ………

2

3%

2

3%

Employment agency ………

2

25%

22

30%

22

29%

Professional organization ………

7

9%

5

7%

(10)

DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY - Master's Degree Recipients

Business

Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Attending School

LEVEL OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM: Undergraduate Master's ………

10

100%

8

100%

Doctoral ……… Professional … Vocational ……… Other ………

1

10%

ARE YOU ALSO EMPLOYED? Yes, by the school ……

1

10%

1

12%

Yes, other part-time

1

10%

1

12%

Yes, other full-time

7

70%

6

75%

No ………

Unemployed

2

50%

2

67%

LOOKING FOR WORK? Yes, career field only ……… Yes, any field ………

1

25%

Yes, may be temporary …………

No, traveling, etc. ……… No, deciding what to do ……

1

25%

1

33%

No, not at present ………

TYPE OF EMPLOYER - Master's Degree Recipients

8

67%

13

14%

13

14%

Business (for profit) ………

3

25%

6

7%

6

6%

Business (not for profit) ………

41

43%

40

44%

Education (K-12) ……… Education (post-secondary)

Univ/college tenure-track faculty ………

3

3%

2

2%

Univ/college non-tenure-track faculty ………

3

3%

2

2%

Univ/college research or administrative … Postdoctoral appointment ………

4

4%

3

3%

Government agency ………

4

4%

4

4%

Industry ……… Law firm ………

1

8%

9

10%

9

9%

Medical faculty ………

1

1%

1

1%

Military ………

1

1%

Private practice ……… Self-employed ………

9

9%

9

10%

Social service agency ………

1

1%

1

1%

(11)

STUDENT OUTCOMES - Master's Degree Recipients

How satisfied are you with the University of

Washington's contribution to your professional and

academic growth in each of the following areas?

Not at all

Not at all

Not at all

Not at all

Little

Little

Little

Little

Somewhat

Somewhat

Somewhat

Somewhat

Mostly

Mostly

Mostly

Mostly

Very

Very

Very

Very

1 2 3 4 5

Mean

S.D.

Business Administration

All Professional

All Campus

Business

Administration

4.08

Writing effectively in your field

0.49

4.08

Speaking effectively in your field

0.64

3.83

Critically analyzing technical

writing from your field

0.55

4.33

Learning independently

0.62

4

Critically analyzing the research

literature from your field

0.58

3.58

Applying research to problems in

your field

0.64

3.83

Applying quantitative principles

and methods to problems in your field

0.69

4.08

Defining and solving problems in your

field

0.64

4.08

Working cooperatively in a group

0.64

3.33

Preparing for a career

0.85

3.17

Preparing for furthering your

education in your field

0.99

3.42

Understanding differing philosophies

and cultures

1.04

3.42

Understanding the interaction of

society and the environment

0.76

3.67

Recognizing your responsibilities,

rights and privileges as a

0.85

In general, how satisfied are you with your UW education for

this degree with regard to each of the following?

4.33

Quality of instruction in your major

field

0.62

3.92

Quality of instruction outside of

your major field

0.49

4.17

Interaction with faculty outside of

the classroom

0.69

3.58

Assistance by faculty in pursuing

your career

0.86

2.91

Assistance in finding employment

1

3.33

Advising and other student services

(12)

CURRENT ACTIVITY ROSTER

Working

Job Title

Employer

office Manager

USCG

Permanent in career:

BACHELOR'S

Controller

Northstar Sourcing

Lean Review Specialist

Federal Deposit Insurance

Credit Analyst

Washington Federal

Fiscal Specialist II

UW

General Accountant

Paccar

Sr. Performance Analyst

BNY Mellon

Assistant manager

7 FOR All Mankind

Fiscal Analyst 1

Attorney General's Office

Financial Analyst

Russell Investments

Junior Loan Processor

Pinnacle Mortgage

Investment Services Analyst

Russell Investments

Executive Team Leader

Target

Accounting Specialist

Brenthaven

Shipping Coordinator

Southwire

Internal Auditor

Veterans Service Rep

VA

Career, change likely:

Real Estate Broker

Ronturner RE Group

Accountant

Tax Centers Inc

Assurance Associate

McGladrey

International Support Spec.

Nordstrom

Sr. Analyst

BNY Mellon

Plumbing Pro

Lowe's

Not career, full-time:

Server/barista

Evergeen Inc/Hot Shots

Line Cook

The Lobster Shop- South

Compliance Analyst

Insitu, INC

Finance Analyst

U O H

Not career, temporary:

branch Representative

Seattle Metropolitan Cred

document coder/reviewer

Keller Rohrback

Accounting Intern

Gilver Melgar Income Tax

Marketing associate

Purcell

Administrative Assistant

Opti Staffing

Membership Services

YMCA

Part-time:

sales associate

Finance Director

Pacific Ballroom Dance

AV Technician

Audio Visual Specialists,

Compliance Officer

Kibble & Pretice

Permanent in career:

MASTER'S

Senior Power Analyst

City of Tacoma

Clinical Research Monitor

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Re

Supervisor

Providence Health & Svc

Marketing Manager

True Blue Inc.

Sales Representative

Stryker

Accountant

Moss Adams

Patient Access Manager

Multicare

Career, change likely:

Product Line Manager

Baxter Mfg

Financial Analyst

Columbia Bank

Supply Chain Analyst

Boeing

Part-time:

(13)

In School

Program Level

Program

Field of study

Institution

Admin

Undergraduate

BACHELOR'S

Business

Universal

Accounting

UW

Bachelor's Degree

Unemployed

Type of work seeking

Fulltime position w/benefit

BACHELOR'S

Anything

Accountant

Accounting

Bus. Admin. related

Finance

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