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2008 Alumni Profiles available online

The 2008 Alumni Profiles are now available online at http://apa.wisc.edu/Alumni/alumni_profiles.html. Alumni Profiles answer some broad questions about where undergraduate alumni live, if they are employed or enrolled in educational programs, and how much they value their UW-Madison education. Alumni Profiles are available for schools and colleges and for undergraduate majors. Among UW-Madison alumni who graduated within the past 10 years:

  • 92% answer yes or definitely yes that the their UW-Madison education has improved the quality of their life, regardless of any financial benefit
  • 92% are employed and/or enrolled in a degree program
  • 22% are enrolled in on-going education either full-time or part-time; 44% are not enrolled but have plans for further course work
  • 88% are employed full-time (81%) or part-time (7%). Nearly half of alumni have provided detailed employer and job title information
  • 80% of those employed say that the skills they developed at UW-Madison in problem solving, written and verbal communication, and other general skills are related or highly related to their current position
  • 59% of those employed say that their current position is related or highly related to the major of their UW-Madison degree
  • 78% of those employed say that their current position prepared them well or exceptionally well for their current employment
  • 84% of those employed earn $30,000 or more annually;
  • 34% earn $60,000 or more 48% live in Wisconsin
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