After Graduation Stats

Going to college can be about what job you'll have, but it's also about who you will become. See how St. Thomas will launch your career and shape your future.

  • St. Thomas graduates students in four years at nearly double the rate of public Minnesota public colleges and universities
  • More than 40 percent of our graduates pursue further education
  • 94 percent of our 2014 graduates were gainfully employed, enrolled in graduate school, working as volunteers or were enlisted in the military within six months of graduation
  • 60 percent of our students had a job before they graduated or within one month of graduation
  • Average starting salary for 2014 graduates is $44,000
  • St. Thomas ranked third in Minnesota schools where graduates earn the highest starting salaries
  • 80-90 companies participate in on-campus interviews each year
  • With our network of more than 100,000 alumni, St. Thomas students gain an edge through internships in dozens of fields and hundreds of companies
  • 63 percent of students report having at least one internship

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