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2015 Asian Studies Graduates

Where do Asian Studies majors go? 

 

DATA FOR THE 2015 GRADUATING CLASS

 

At time of graduation... 

100% were employed or continuing their education

  • 70% had a job
  • 30% continued into graduate school 

 

EMPLOYMENT

Top Fields

Education (23.8%)

Research (14.3%)

Retail/Wholesale (9.5%)

Social and Human Services (9.5%)

 

Top States

Outside the U.S. (23.8%)

New York (19%)

Michigan (14.3%)

 

Typical Salary

$36,000-$37,000 is the median beginning salary for Asian Studies graduates

 

  • 90.5% of students indicated that their position has career potential 
  • 33.3% of the students started their job search 6 months before graduation
  • 61.9% of 2015 graduating seniors in ALC had an internship while at UM