The Office of Career Strategy collects information about Yale College graduates four years after graduation. This interactive tool allows users to search these outcomes by year and major. Please visit Statistics & Reports for the detailed reports, which include a comparison of post-graduate choices immediately after graduation and four years later. Also visit Department sites, such as the Anthropology Department that may provide additional information.
Helpful Tips on using the Interactive Tool:
- There is no Enter or Submit Button – Results will appear automatically with your selections.
- Choose ‘All Years’ or ‘All Majors’- For results across years and majors or check one for more granular results.
- Default results will show the most recent Class Year reporting.
- Uncheck selected major(s) to reset your search.
- To ensure student confidentiality, results are only reported in the aggregate and more granular data is not available through this public tool.
- The tool will return results with at least five responses, contact the Office of Career Strategy for more information.
The list of employers below indicates organizations that employed the most graduates four years after graduation. This list changes every year, and the Office of Career Strategy works closely with employers across industries and functional areas.
Employment Industry and Function
It is notable that no single industry or functional area attracts Yale graduates as a critical mass, which is consistent with Yale’s liberal arts education through which graduates gain valuable skills desirable to many roles. Use the tabs below to view both function and industry choices.
Size of the Organization
Yale graduates choose employers of all sizes and typically only about half of the graduates in each class choose the largest size employers (501+ employees).
Four years after graduation, Yale graduates are asked about their level of satisfaction with their current employment, and consistently more than 95% indicate they are satisfied.
The salary information below is self-reported by graduates employed full-time in the U.S. and does not include bonuses or other forms of compensation.
The majority of Yale graduates remain in the U.S., while on average approximately 10% reside outside of the country.
TIP: Hover over each state to see the percentage of graduates in that state. Grey indicates no graduates from this class year.
The list below shows Universities most-often attended by graduates in the selected graduation year, however Yale alums enroll in programs around the world. In the case where there are a significant number of graduates enrolled in a Professional School at a University, that School may be listed separately (for example Yale University School of Law and Yale University).
Advanced Degrees Pursued
The chart below shows the graduate degrees completed or being pursued four years after graduation. It is notable how many students have pursued multiple graduate degrees.