Gallup Alumni Survey
Explore Gallup's research.
This annual survey, formerly the Gallup-Purdue Index, measures the vital outcomes that affect the lives of college graduates.
Few see higher education as doing a good job preparing current or future workers for the workforce.
79% of WGU graduates are employed full time for an employer.
Discover how RMU uses the Gallup Alumni Survey to shape its brand and strategic plan.
Mentorship is key to college students' success, and institutions of higher learning need to do more to ensure that students find mentors.
Mentoring College Students to Success
College graduates who say they were challenged academically are 3.6 times more likely than those who say they were not challenged academically to strongly agree that their education prepared them well for life outside of college.
How six key undergraduate experiences prime graduates to succeed in their work and lives after college.
Only a third of students believe they will graduate with the skills and knowledge to be successful in the job market (34%) and in the workplace (36%).
Nearly three-fourths of WGU grads strongly agree their education was worth the cost
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.
50% of U.S. Alumni Strongly Agree Their Education Was Worth the Cost
39% of Employed College Graduates Are Engaged At Work