Study Abroad = Higher Pay and Faster Employment

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In a survey of 1,008 IES Abroad alumni who graduated between 2006-2011 . . .

  • Nearly 90% secured a job within the first six months after graduation, compared to only 49% of respondents in a separate survey of the general college graduate population who found work within a year of finishing school
  • Starting salaries were $7,000 more, on average, than those from the general population of 2006-2011 college graduates
  • 90% got into their first or second choice graduate or professsional school.

Read more about the IES study here.