2017-2018 First destination: Continuing Education highlights
22% of respondents, N=843 grads, reported continuing education as their first destination after the undergrad degree. (includes "admitted" and "plan to continue education, details not firm")
Continuing education degree breakdown:
22% continuing education slices as:
- 12% pursuing a master's degree.
(over half of those continuing education)
- 3% medical degree.
(includes dietetic internship)
- 2% Ph.D.
- 1% D.V.M.
- 1% Law.
- 2% another bachelor's degree, associate's degree, or other.
- 1% no degree information reported.
Schools for continuing education after undergrad degree:
- Multi-year most-reported schools.
- Single-year most-reported schools.
- Virginia Tech: number one for 15 years.
22% continuing education (N=843 of 2017-2018 grads).
7%, almost one-third of those continuing education, [N=268] doing so at VT.
- Separately counted: N=10 continuing educcation at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, which is a college within Virginia Tech.
- VCU: holds the number-two spot for all 15 years.
1.4% (N=54 grads) continuing education at VCU.
- Didn't name school for continuing education:
3.9% (N=148 grads) did not report their institution.
- View by undergrad major: View list of all continuing education degrees, programs, schools, locations, by undergrad major.
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14 continuing education schools reported by 5 or more grads:
7 of these schools are in Virginia.
Number of grads at most-reported continuing education schools:
- 268 at Virginia Tech
- 54 at VCU
- 13 at George Mason University
- 13 at Radford University
- 11 at George Washington Univ.
- 11 at Univ. of Virginia
- 10 at Virginia-Maryland College of Vet Med
- 7 at Shenandoah Univ.
- 7 at Univ. of Pittsburgh
- 6 at U.N.C. Chapel Hill
- 5 at Duke Univ.
- 5 at North Carolina State Univ.
- 5 at William & Mary
Geographic locations for continuing education:
- 33 states plus District of Columbia.
- Over 420 grads continuing education in Virginia.
- 16 grads in non-U.S. countries.