PhilaU Graduates Achieve 95 Percent Employment, Grad School Acceptance

An impressive 95 percent of the Class of 2015 have achieved successful career outcomes through employment or graduate school acceptance, according to the latest survey of graduates by Philadelphia University’s Marianne Able Career Services Center.

PhilaU graduateThe survey results reflect the consistent success of PhilaU graduates, who have achieved an average employment and graduate school acceptance rate of 95 percent since 2012. For the Class of 2015, 72 percent of students reported employment and 23 were accepted to graduate school. Read the full report here.

The employment and graduate school rate for PhilaU graduates historically has been more than 90 percent and is consistent across the University’s three colleges: Architecture and the Built Environment, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, and Science, Health and the Liberal Arts.

The accomplishments of PhilaU alumni underscore the importance of the University’s signature Nexus Learning approach to higher education. Through an active, collaborative, real-world education infused with the liberal arts, PhilaU prepares students with 21st-century skills valued by employers.

More than 75 employers and 300 students attended Design Expo 2016 career fair.

More than 75 employers and 300 students attended Design Expo 2016 career fair.

PhilaU students also benefit from the University’s commitment to industry-sponsored projects. Industry leaders, including Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, Newell Rubbermaid, Verizon and Federal Mogul, have sponsored PhilaU projects that have led to insights, innovations and commercial product opportunities.

The Marianne Able Career Services Center at PhilaU is a recipient of the Innovation Excellence Award for Student Engagement at a Small College by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. It offers a wide range of services for students and employers, including annual career events such as Design Expo and the Career and Internship Fair.

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