Graduation outcomes

2023 Graduation outcomes and first destination success 

94% of responding 2023 graduates are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. 

  • 90% Employed
  • 4% Graduate school 

Starting their careers

Of the responding 2023 graduates in full-time employment:

  • 90% described their Bluffton degree as necessary or helpful in obtaining their current position
  • 75% indicated that their current position holds some or definite long term potential
  • 85% report that their job search took less than three months
  • 85% agreed or strongly agreed that their major coursework prepared them for a career or graduate study in their chosen field
  • 73% agreed or strongly agreed that the general education curriculum provided preparation for life, career or graduate studies


Continuing their education

Of the responding 2023 graduates continuing their education, 100% were pursuing a master’s degree.