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Public Accountability

Undergraduate Enrollment for 2017-18 academic year

News & Information track: 415
Strategic Communication track: 283
Journalism Minor: 66
Honors Tutorial College journalism majors: 28
Total: 792

Student Retention RatesOhio UniversityJournalism
Entering 2013-1480%87%
Entering 2014-1579%91%
Entering 2015-1681%91%

Graduation RatesOhio UniversityJournalism
Freshman class 2010:4 yrs 45.7%5 yrs 60.54 yrs 71.8%5 yrs 79.5%
Freshman class 2011:4 yrs 44.5%5 yrs 61.24 yrs 74.4%5 yrs 82.1
Freshman class 2012:4 yrs 45.6%5 yrs NA4 yrs 67.9%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. The most recent results available are provided below from the 2013 and 2014 graduation classes.

Current Employment Status

Employed:
2015 96%
2014 97%

Full-time (% of employed)
2015 (74%)
2014 (81%)

Part-time (% of employed)
2015 (26%)
2014 (19%)

Not employed but in school
2015 4%
2014 0%

Not employed and not in school
2015 0%
2014 3%

Average salary
2015 $30,180
2014 $31,572

Type of occupational area

Government
2015 9%
2014 3%

Education
2015 14%
2014 3%

Health Care/Social Welfare
2015 0%
2014 0%

Business
2015 32%
2014 15%

Non-Profit
2015 9%
2014 12%

Communication
2015 36%
2014 68%

Self-Employed
2015 0%
2014 0%

Length of Time to First Job

Job continued from before graduation
2015 0%
2014 3%

Obtained job prior to graduation
2015 11%
2014 35%

Within two months of graduation
2015 26%
2014 19%

2-3 months
2015 11%
2014 16%

4-8 months
2015 19%
2014 24%

More than 8 months
2015 11%
2014 11%

Not seeking employment
2015 4%
2014 0%

Seeking employment
2015 4%
2014 3%

Satisfaction with present position:

Extremely satisfied
2015 26%
2014 38%

Very satisfied
2015 41%
2014 35%

Somewhat satisfied
2015 33%
2014 27%

Not at all satisfied
2015 0%
2014 0%

Response rate
2015 14%
2014 20%