Undergraduate Outcomes Survey 2016-2017

Undergraduate Outcomes Survey 2016-2017

94 Percent of Recent Missouri Graduates Have Paid Employment or Are In Graduate School

An annual outcomes survey conducted by the University of Missouri shows 94% of students graduating with a bachelor degree in journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism have paid employment or are enrolled in graduate school within one year of graduation.

The survey was sent to 508 graduating seniors and completed in May 2018. 82% of those students responded or were verified according to standards from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Employment Status Percent
Full-Time Job (Paid) 71
Part-Time Job or Internship (Paid) 10
Graduate School 11
Seeking Employment 6
Other (Includes Service) 2


Top Industries Percent
Journalism, Reporting, Editing 19
Advertising 14
Marketing and Social Media 11
Communications 10
Broadcast 6
Other Areas: E-Commerce, Law, Public Relations/Public Affairs, Teaching/Academia, Sports and Recreation.


Top States Percent
Missouri 40
Illinois 15
New York 11
Texas 7
California 5
Other States Where Graduates are Located: Alabama, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.