• Press Releases


  • Projected Salaries for Class of 2016 Master’s, Doctoral Degree Graduates

     
    January 28, 2016—Engineering graduates are projected to be the highest-paid at the master’s degree level for the Class of 2016, while computer science majors have the top projected salary at the doctoral level, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    STEM Grads Expected to Earn Highest Starting Salaries

     
    January 21, 2016—Graduates from the STEM disciplines are expected to receive the highest starting salaries among Class of 2016 bachelor’s degree graduates, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Employers Cite Desire to Hire Class of 2016 Business Graduates

     
    November 19, 2015—Business graduates are most in demand among employers recruiting bachelor’s degree graduates from the college Class of 2016, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Technical Disciplines Earn Top Dollar Among Master’s Degree Grads

     
    November 12, 2015—When it comes to the top average salaries among Class of 2015 master’s degree disciplines, the technical disciplines top the list, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Employers Seek for Evidence of Leadership, Teamwork Skills on Resumes

     
    November 6, 2015—Employers considering new college graduates for job openings are looking for leaders who can work as part of a team, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    How Class of 2015 Post-Graduation Plans Differ by Gender and Race/Ethnicity

     
    November 3, 2015—Among bachelor’s degree students from the college Class of 2015, men were generally more likely than women to plan on entering the work force after graduation, while minority and international students were more likely than white students to plan on continuing their education, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Overall Average Starting Salary Climbs 5.2 Percent for Class of 2015 Grads

     
    October 29, 2015—The overall average salary for bachelor’s degree graduates from the Class of 2015 is 5.2 percent higher than the final salary reported for the Class of 2014, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Job Outlook 2016: U.S. College Hiring to Increase 11 Percent

     
    October 22, 2015—The hiring outlook for college graduates continues to improve as employers plan to hire 11 percent more new college graduates for their U.S. operations from the Class of 2016 than they did from the Class of 2015, according to results of a new study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Percentage of Students With Internship Experience Climbs

     
    October 15, 2015—Sixty-five percent of bachelor’s degree graduates from the Class of 2015 participated in an internship and/or co-op, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Class of 2015: New Grads Seeking Personal Growth Opportunities, Job Security

     
    October 8, 2015—As has been the case in recent years, graduating students in the post-recession period see limited employment prospects and are consequently more focused on the experiential component of the job and the security that the job offers, according to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Class of 2015: Students’ Post-Graduation Plans Hint at Improving Job Market

     
    October 1, 2015—Although the movements are slight, the Class of 2015’s post-graduation plans reflect a gradual improvement in the college hiring market as nearly 61 percent of graduates plan to enter the work force, according to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    NACE Issues Response to New College Scorecard

     
    September 18, 2015—On behalf of National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Marilyn Mackes, executive director, issued the following statement regarding the new College Scorecard.
     

    NACE Announces Standards and Protocols for Collecting Outcomes Data for Advanced-Degree College Graduates

     
    July 7, 2015—The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently released standards and protocols for collecting and analyzing outcomes for college graduates earning advanced degrees.
     

    Where Do Liberal Arts Grads Land After College?

     
    June 18, 2015—Three in five liberal arts bachelor’s degree graduates (60.5 percent) from the Class of 2014 landed full-time jobs or a place in graduate school within six months of graduation, according to results of a new study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Results of First-Ever National Survey of New College Graduate Outcomes

     
    June 4, 2015—The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reports that the majority of college graduates from the Class of 2014 were either employed full time or enrolled in graduate and professional schools within six months of graduation.
     

    Engineering Majors Expected to Be Top Earners for the Class of 2015

     
    May 14, 2015—Petroleum engineering graduates are expected to come out on top in terms of starting salaries for the Class of 2015, according to a report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    STEM Graduates: Salary Expectations Fall Short of Actual Salaries

     
    April 23, 2015—When it comes to starting salaries, do the starting salary expectations of students earning degrees in the highly prized STEM fields align with reality?
     

    Average Starting Salary for College Class of 2014

     
    April 21, 2015—Overall, Class of 2014 new college graduates at the bachelor’s degree level commanded an average starting salary of $48,127, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
     

    Job Outlook for College Class of 2015: Hiring to Increase 9.6 Percent

     
    April 15, 2015—Employers expect to hire more new college graduates this year than they did last year, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
     

    The Top-Paid Business Majors at the Bachelor’s and Master’s Levels

     
    March 26, 2015—Management information systems (MIS) majors are projected to earn the highest average starting salary among Class of 2015 bachelor’s degree business graduates, and marketing majors are expected to be the top business earners at the master’s level, according to a report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).