69 percent of NDSCS graduates find employment in North Dakota
North Dakota State College of Science 2014 graduates are benefitting from the strong North Dakota economy. According to information recently compiled by the NDSCS Student Success and Career Services department, upon completion of their program of study, the vast majority of NDSCS career and technical education graduates are employed in the state of North Dakota.
The NDSCS 2014 Graduate Placement Report revealed that 98 percent of 2014 graduates are employed or continuing their education with 67 percent in a field related to their program of study. Sixty-nine percent have accepted employment in North Dakota, while 88 percent of those pursuing additional education have chosen to do so at a college or university located in North Dakota.
Out of the 31 programs reporting, 24 recorded 100 percent placement. The annual average salary of a 2014 graduate is $36,240.
“With 69 percent of NDSCS graduates finding excellent career opportunities right here in North Dakota, the College continues to offer programs for those high-demand careers, such as architecture and construction, information technology, manufacturing and transportation,” said Dr. John Richman, NDSCS president. “The College is dedicated to serving the workforce needs of North Dakota business and industry.”
The NDSCS 2014 Graduate Placement Report is compiled each year by the NDSCS Student Success and Career Services department. Statistics for this year’s report were based on information gathered from 525 registered graduates.
A detailed report can be found at www.ndscs.edu/placement.