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Public Accountability

Undergraduate Enrollment for 2014-15 academic year

News & Information track: 450
Strategic Communication track: 304
Journalism Minor: 67
Honors Tutorial College journalism majors: 26
Total: 847

Student Retention RatesOhio UniversityJournalism
Entering 2012-1378.8%90%
Entering 2013-1480%87%
Entering 2014-1579%91%

Graduation RatesOhio UniversityJournalism
Freshman class 2009:4 yrs 48%5 yrs 64%4 yrs 77%5 yrs 80%
Freshman class 2010:4 yrs 45%5 yrs 614 yrs 71%5 yrs 82%
Freshman class 2011:4 yrs 44%5 yrs NA4 yrs 77%5 yrs NA

Placement

The Office of Institutional Research conducts an annual survey of alumni designed to collect information on Ohio University bachelor's degree graduates about a year after graduation. It is one of Ohio University's university-wide assessment studies. The most recent results available are provided below from the 2013 and 2014 graduation classes.

Current Employment Status

Employed:
2013 97%
2014 97%

Full-time (% of employed)
2013 (82%)
2014 (81%)

Part-time (% of employed)
2013 (18%)
2014 (19%)

Not employed but in school
2013 0%
2014 0%

Not employed and not in school
2013 3%
2014 3%

Average salary
2013 $33,135
2014 $31,572

Type of occupational area

Government
2013 3%
2014 3%

Education
2013 16%
2014 3%

Health Care/Social Welfare
2013 3%
2014 0%

Business
2013 39%
2014 15%

Non-Profit
2013 10%
2014 12%

Communication
2013 29%
2014 68%

Self-Employed
2013 0%
2014 0%

Length of Time to First Job

Job continued from before graduation
2013 13%
2014 3%

Obtained job prior to graduation
2013 18%
2014 35%

Within two months of graduation
2013 32%
2014 19%

2-3 months
2013 18%
2014 16%

4-8 months
2013 12%
2014 24%

More than 8 months
2013 6%
2014 11%

Not seeking employment
2013 0%
2014 0%

Seeking employment
2013 3%
2014 3%

Satisfaction with present position:

Extremely satisfied
2013 24%
2014 38%

Very satisfied
2013 42%
2014 35%

Somewhat satisfied
2013 30%
2014 27%

Not at all satisfied
2013 3%
2014 0%

Response rate
2013 24%
2014 20%