Career Advising

No matter which of our undergraduate programs you choose, our students find that our individual career advising makes sure they are prepared and in demand when they graduate.

Outcomes

Within less than three months after graduation, Class of 2018 Emory College graduates are pursuing the following opportunities. (Numbers include Oxford College graduates.)

Emory College Class of 2018

After Graduation

  • 43% Employed 
  • 38% Continuing Education/Fellowships 
  • 2.6% Gap Year/Volunteer/Not Actively Seeking 
  • 5% Postgraduate Internships 
  • 3% Return to Home Country
  • .4% Military 
  • 8% Currently Seeking Opportunity  

The Emory Career Center collects information up to three months after graduation versus the national standard of six months after graduation. We believe this is a more accurate representation of career outcomes shortly after graduation. (Numbers add up to more than 100 due to rounding.)

Pie chart showing opportunities pursued by Emory College graduates within less than 3 months after graduation
91%
employed or in grad school
$56,967
average starting salary

Top Grad Schools

  • Emory University
  • Columbia University
  • Duke University
  • University of Chicago
  • Wake Forest University
  • New York University
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Harvard University
  • Stanford University

Top Employers

  • Teach for America
  • Emory University
  • EY
  • BlackRock
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Google
  • Fulbright Program
  • Accenture
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Triage Consulting Group

Medical School Average Admit Rates

58%
admit rate for graduates who engaged with Emory's Pre-Health Advising
51%
admit rate for all Emory graduates
42%
national admit rate

School of Nursing Class of 2018

Top Employers

  • Emory Healthcare
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • UCLA Health
  • NYU Medical Center
  • Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Atlanta VA Medical Center
  • And other leading Atlanta-area hospitals

97%
pass the nursing board exam the first time
(national average: 89%)
$52,000
average starting salary

Business School Class of 2018

Top Employers

  • PwC
  • EY
  • IBM
  • Macy’s
  • Deloitte
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Newell Brands
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Accenture
  • Black & Veatch
  • Chewy.com
  • Citi
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • SunTrust

96%
with offer within 3 months of graduation
$66,297
average starting salary