Center for Career Development
First Destination Survey
First Destination Outcomes are recorded approximately 8 weeks prior to a graduating
class. Follow-up emails are sent for approximately 6 months after graduation to collect
additional outcomes. Although the goal is to collect outcomes from 65% of a graduating
class, the numbers below do not indicate a complete analysis of outcomes for any one
Career Outcome Measures for Tennessee Tech Graduates
|Career Outcome Measures||2014-15||2015-16||2016-17||2017-181||2018-19||2019-20|
|# of Graduates||1,836||1,911||2,077||1,248||1,942||1,948|
|# of Responses||1,516||1,648||1,844||252||1,180||1,323|
|Career Outcomes Rates3||47.4%||56.1%||54.1%||65.7%||53.1%||50.6%|
|Plan to Attend Graduate School||17.7%||18.3%||18.5%||15.9%||14.1%||15.1%|
|Employed including Military||29.7%||37.8%||35.5%||48.8%||38.4%||35.0%|
|Still Seeking Employment||48.7%||39.6%||41.2%||27.8%||38.6%||41.6%|
- 1Spring 2018 only for this academic year.
- 2Knowledge Rates are calculated as the number of received survey responses divided by the number of graduates.
- 3Outcome Rates represents the percentage of graduates with a known positive career outcome divided by the number of known graduates minus those who are not seeking an outcome.