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Public Accountability

Undergraduate Enrollment for 2018-19 academic year

News & Information track: 369
Strategic Communication track: 257
Journalism Minor: 90
Honors Tutorial College journalism majors: 26
Total: 742

Student Retention RatesOhio UniversityJournalism
Entering 2015-1681%91%
Entering 2016-1780%90%
Entering 2017-1882%84%

Graduation Rates Ohio University Journalism
Freshman class 2012: 4 yrs 45.6%5 yrs 60.4 4 yrs 67.4%5 yrs 77.2
Freshman class 2013: 4 yrs 45%5 yrs 62.3% 4 yrs 74.7%5 yrs 81.7%
Freshman class 2014: 4 yrs 48.1%5 yrs NA 4 yrs 76.1%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.

Current Employment Status

Employed:
2016-17 92%
2015-16 100%

Full-time (% of employed)
2016-17 94%
2015-16 89%

Part-time (% of employed)
2016-17 6%
2015-16 11%

Not employed but in school
2015 0%
2014 0%

Not employed and not in school
2015 0%
2014 0%

Average salary
2016-17 $45,148
2015-16 $34,261

Type of occupational area

Government
2016-17 0%
2015-16 4%

Education
2016-2017 6%
2015-2016 63%

Health Care/Social Welfare
2016-2017 3%
2015-2016 0%

Business
2016-17 39%
2015-16 39%

Non-Profit
2016-2017 6%
2015-2016 8%

Communication
2016-17 45%
2015-16 35%

Length of Time to First Job

Job continued from before graduation
2016-2017 29%
2015-2016 33%

Obtained job prior to graduation
2016-2017 29%
2015-2016 33%

Within two months of graduation
2016-2017 20%
2015-2016 7%

2-3 months
2016-2017 17%
2015-2016 15%

4-8 months
2016-2017 26%
2015-2016 23%

More than 8 months
2016-2017 6%
2015-2016 7%

Not seeking employment
2016-2017 0%
2015-2016 4%

Seeking employment
2016-2017 29%
2015-2016 33%

Satisfaction with present position:

Extremely satisfied
2016-2017 34%
2015-2016 19%

Very satisfied
2016-2017 43%
2015-2016 48%

Somewhat satisfied
2016-2017 20%
2015-2016 30%

Not at all satisfied
2016-2017 3%
2015-2016 4%

Response rate
2016-2017 15%
2015-2016 19%