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Gallup-Purdue Index

by Brandon Busteed

Colleges and universities need alumni to serve as mentors for current students and help them get internships.

Nearly three-fourths of WGU grads strongly agree their education was worth the cost

by Brandon Busteed

Students and colleges could benefit from putting more emphasis on students' successful exit from -- rather than entrance into -- college in the form of effective career services.

16% of college graduates who visited their career services office report the office was very helpful.

39% of Employed College Graduates Are Engaged At Work

50% of U.S. Alumni Strongly Agree Their Education Was Worth the Cost

by Brandon Busteed and Jonathan Rodkin

Postgraduate degree holders who took at least half of their classes online fare just as well on many employment and life satisfaction measures as those who took most courses in person.

By emphasizing experiential learning and support before graduation, universities can potentially increase alumni attachment to their alma mater.

There's a coming data revolution in higher education, but it's not the "big data" revolution that many have been hyping. This revolution will be about the voices of consumers and constituents in higher education.

Female former student-athletes outperform other college graduates on important career and life outcomes, according to a new analysis based on the Gallup-Purdue Index.

Gallup editors highlight some of the most important findings from the Gallup-Purdue Index in 2015.

Nearly half of graduates of Colorado universities and colleges strongly agree or agree that they had a mentor who encouraged them to pursue their goals and dreams while attending college (48%), according to a Gallup-Purdue Index study of college graduates in Colorado.

A new research partnership exploring the experiences with and outcomes of higher education finds that nearly seven in 10 Tennessee college grads either strongly agree or agree their university prepared them well for life after college.

Business Journal

New study shows a worrisome relationship between student loan debt and the likelihood of graduates starting their own businesses.

The report provides insights for universities, educators, employers and students on the factors that contribute to positive outcomes for graduates.