Class of 2017 Achieves 98% Placement Rate

29 Nov 2017

Vermont Tech is proud to announce that the graduating class of 2017 achieved a 98% placement rate, meaning they are either employed or continuing their education after completing their certificate or degree. A remarkable statistic for the 2017 class is that 99% of employed graduates are working in their field of study.

Vermont Tech’s yearly placement rate is calculated by a six-month Outcome Survey conducted by the Director of Career Development, Karry Booska. Booska said, “This data confirms that Vermont Tech’s programs, and graduates, are in high demand.”

Of the 565 graduates, 474 responded for an impressive 84% response rate. At the time of the survey, there were 271 graduates employed, 193 continuing their education, and 9 unemployed.

Vermont Tech’s President, Patricia Moulton remarked that, “We are very pleased with these stellar outcomes. Vermont Tech has a history of growing successful students into hard working graduates who enter the workforce with the critical thinking and practical skills needed to succeed in their fields. To the graduates of the class of 2017: I am very proud of you and I know you will continue to change the world.”

Over the last four years, Vermont Tech has an average placement rate of over 97%. The class of 2014 saw 98%, in 2015 it was 94% and the class of 2016 had a 100% placement rate.

Learn more about the 2017 placement rate and explore specific program outcomes here.