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Graduate Degree: Employment

As far as possible we have tracked MS and PhD degree recipients to see where they ended up after leaving USU.   "Satisfactory employment" indicates a professional level science-related job or entry into graduate school.


Period of time: 2010-2016

Total number of students tracked: 34

Fraction of MS students with satisfactory employment:   13/15

Fraction of PhD students with satisfactory employment:  18/19


Graduate Degree: Time to Completion

PhD (2012-2015, 11 degrees): 6.4 years (consistent with national average as given by American Institute of Physics)