In addition to displaying data on alumni/ae by class, it's often useful to take a snapshot across classes in order to understand career and graduate school paths.
The Class of 2004 reported to a greater extent than the other two classes that they find their current job meaningful and uses important skills they gained as an undergrad. Inversely, the Class of 2004 reported the smallest percentage when asked if their current job pays enough to support their desired lifestyle.
The majority of respondents found their first paying job while they were enrolled at Kenyon or six months after graduation.
More than half of respondents in all three classes reported that they felt a very strong connection to Kenyon.
Close to 60% of respondents in all three classes reported that they are very satisfied with their Kenyon education.
The percent of respondents from each class who strongly agreed to recommend a high school student, increased at time in the labor force increased.
The percent of respondents from each class who reported strongly agree with the statement, "If I had to do it over again, I would still choose to attend Kenyon," increased at time in the labor force increased.
Combined Data from the graduating classes of 2003, 2008, and 2012:
In almost every case, the percent of respondents agreeing to the above questions increases as time within the labor force increases.
When looking across classes the Class of 2012 had the largest percentage (41%) of alumni who found their first job while being enrolled as an undergraduate. The Classes of 2003 and 2008 had 32% of alumni finding their first job while enrolled.