This section contains graduate schools attended by our graduates, as well as data from our annual Graduation Survey. The survey was originally intended to be a way to keep up with graduates’ correct mailing address and e-mail data. Today it also includes questions on, for example, topics regarding skills, employment, and graduate school plans.
Many of our students choose to further their education at the graduate level after completing their degree at Limestone. View a list of graduate programs attended by Limestone College graduates from 2008 through 2013. Grad School List
Our Graduates – Spring 2015
Each semester Graduating Seniors receive a survey to complete prior to graduation. For May 2015, 178 graduating students completed the survey.
- Of those students, 44.9% were from the Day program and 56% from the Online & Evening.
- Of those students, 40% were “first generation” college graduates.
- Of those students, 28.6% were applying to graduate schools.
- Of the graduate programs being considered by these seniors, 15 different institutions were specified. The institutions mentioned the most included Limestone (3), USC (3), and Webster (2).
- Regarding employment, of the 178 graduates, 54 (30%) were continuing to work in their current positions, 29 (16%) had accepted a full time job, 4 (2%) had accepted a part-time job, 57 (32%) were looking for a full or part-time job, and 47 (28.6%) were planning on attending graduate school.
- 31 of the 178 graduates (17%) requested information about Limestone’s MBA program.
- 34 of the 178 (19%) reported that they had used at least one of the services from the Career Services office.
Regarding what the graduating students perceived that they had learned while in college, five areas of concern were rated on a 3-point scale: Non Proficient, Competent, and Proficient. Survey results are listed below.
Rate yourself on your knowledge and abilities:
| ||Competent||Proficient||Not Proficient|
|Mathematical computation||74 (44.6%)||86 (51.8%)||6 (3.6%)|
|Speaking in public||54 (32.3%)||112 (67%)||1 (0.6%)|
|Using computers||32 (19.3%)||134 (80.7%)||0|
|Writing for a variety of audiences||45 (27%)||117 (70.9%)||3 (1.8%)|
|Using and documenting sources||36 (21.8%)||129 (78.2%)||0|