Maryland graduates can be found in almost every type of job and industry.  There are over 200,000 profiles of Maryland graduates on LinkedIn that demonstrate an impressive diversity of professional career paths.  While a significant number remain in the Maryland/DC/Virginia region, Maryland grads reside in every major metropolitan city in the U.S. and around the globe.

The University Career Center tracks the initial destinations of UMD grads through the Graduation Survey which is administered to bachelor’s degree recipients for each graduation cohort.  The survey captures career-related outcomes, as well as data on participation in co-curricular activities during graduates’ tenure at the University of Maryland.  The 2018 Graduation Survey Report covers August 2017, December 2017 and May 2018 graduates.

Post-graduate outcomes were identified for 75% of the students most recently surveyed.  Information was collected through the survey instrument and from other sources, including social media profiles, employers, individual faculty members, academic departments, and the National Student Clearinghouse.

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93%

of UM bachelor's recipients secured employment, entry into a graduate program, or related outcome within 6 months of graduation