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Undergraduate Enrollment for 2014-15 academic year

News & Information track: 523
Strategic Communication track: 262
Journalism Minor: 34
Honors Tutorial College journalism majors: 28
Total: 847

Student Retention RatesOhio UniversityJournalism
Entering 2011-1279.3%92%
Entering 2012-1378.8%90%
Entering 2013-1480%87%

Graduation RatesOhio UniversityJournalism
Freshman class 2008:4 yrs 49%5 yrs 64%4 yrs 76%5 yrs 82%
Freshman class 2009:4 yrs 48%5 yrs 64%4 yrs 77%5 yrs 80%
Freshman class 2010:4 yrs 45%5 yrs **4 yrs 71%5 yrs **%

**Not yet reported

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 2008, 2009 and 2010 graduation classes.

Current Employment Status

Employed:
2009 86%
2010 90%
2011 92%

Full-time (% of employed)
2009 (84%)
2010 (82%)
2011 (86%

Part-time (% of employed)
2009 (16%)
2010 (18%)
2011 (6%)

Not employed but in school
2009 4%
2010 9%
2011 5%

Not employed and not in school
2009 10%
2010 1%
2011 3%

Average salary
2009 $33,743
2010 $40,710
2011 $32,000

Type of occupational area

Government
2009 0%
2010 2%
2011 2%

Education
2009 12%
2010 12%
2011 2%

Health Care/Social Welfare
2009 4%
2010 4%
2011 5%

Business
2009 37%
2010 43%
2011 33%

Non-Profit
2009 7%
2010 6%
2011 9%

Communication
2009 39%
2010 33%
2011 46%

Self-Employed
2009 1%
2010 0%
2011 4%

Length of Time to First Job

Job continued from before graduation
2009 4%
2010 6%
2011 0%

Obtained job prior to graduation
2009 18%
2010 32%
2011 25%

Within two months of graduation
2009 18%
2010 12%
2011 32%

2-3 months
2009 8%
2010 13%
2011 13%

4-8 months
2009 16%
2010 21%
2011 11%

Not seeking employment
2009 4%
2010 9%
2011 5%

Seeking employment
2009 10%
2010 0%
2011 0%

Satisfaction with present position:

Extremely satisfied
2009 35%
2010 28%
2011 45%

Very satisfied
2009 42%
2010 45%
2011 25%

Somewhat satisfied
2009 19%
2010 27%
2011 25%

Not at all satisfied
2009 5%
2010 0%
2011 5%

Response rate
2009 42%
2010 33%
2011 30%