Ohio University

Public Accountability

Undergraduate Enrollment for 2018-19 academic year

News & Information track: 369 Strategic Communication track: 257 Journalism Minor: 90 Honors Tutorial College journalism majors: 26 Total: 742

Retention Rate Comparison Ohio University Vs. School of Journalism
Student Retention Rates Ohio University Journalism
Entering 2015-16 81% 91%
Entering 2016-17 80% 90%
Entering 2017-18 82% 84%
Graduation Rate Comparison Ohio University Vs. School of Journalism
Graduation Rates Ohio University Journalism
Freshman class 2012: 4 yrs 45.6% 5 yrs 60.4 4 yrs 67.4% 5 yrs 77.2
Freshman class 2013: 4 yrs 45% 5 yrs 62.3% 4 yrs 74.7% 5 yrs 81.7%
Freshman class 2014: 4 yrs 48.1% 5 yrs NA 4 yrs 76.1% 5 yrs NA

Placement

The Office of Institutional Research conducts an annual survey of alumni designed to collect information on Ohio University bachelor's degree graduates about a year after graduation. It is one of Ohio University's university-wide assessment studies.

Current Employment Status

Employed: 2016-17 92% 2015-16 100%
Full-time (% of employed) 2016-17 94% 2015-16 89%
Part-time (% of employed) 2016-17 6% 2015-16 11%
Not employed but in school 2015 0% 2014 0%
Not employed and not in school 2015 0% 2014 0%
Average salary 2016-17 $45,148 2015-16 $34,261

Type of occupational area

Government 2016-17 0% 2015-16 4%
Education 2016-2017 6% 2015-2016 63%
Health Care/Social Welfare 2016-2017 3% 2015-2016 0%
Business 2016-17 39% 2015-16 39%
Non-Profit 2016-2017 6% 2015-2016 8%
Communication 2016-17 45% 2015-16 35%

Length of Time to First Job

Job continued from before graduation 2016-2017 29% 2015-2016 33%
Obtained job prior to graduation 2016-2017 29% 2015-2016 33%
Within two months of graduation 2016-2017 20% 2015-2016 7%
2-3 months 2016-2017 17% 2015-2016 15%
4-8 months 2016-2017 26% 2015-2016 23%
More than 8 months 2016-2017 6% 2015-2016 7%
Not seeking employment 2016-2017 0% 2015-2016 4%
Seeking employment 2016-2017 29% 2015-2016 33%

Satisfaction with present position:

Extremely satisfied 2016-2017 34% 2015-2016 19%
Very satisfied 2016-2017 43% 2015-2016 48%
Somewhat satisfied 2016-2017 20% 2015-2016 30%
Not at all satisfied 2016-2017 3% 2015-2016 4%
Response rate 2016-2017 15% 2015-2016 19%