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The University of Chicago

65 Alums took the survey

UC Alumni Salary over Time

UC Salaries

$59,319Starting Salary
$180,30010 Year Salary

Said that UC contributed

36.92%75-100% to their career success
33.85%50-75% to their career success
3.08%25-50% to their career success
26.15%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

7.69%Self Employed
15.38%Top-management
49.23%White-collar workers
3.08%Pink-collar workers
1.54%Blue-collar workers
0.00%Minimum wage employees
23.08%Unemployed.
70.77%Are satisfied with their current job.
81.54%Said things are generally going well.
53.85%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation7
Preparedness for Real world7.1
Most Frequently mentioned Alumni Jobs
Analyst (16), Director (11), Research (10), Senior (7), Associate (5),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
60%
... The so-called "Career and Placement Office" seems to exist only to provide its own staff with jobs ...Read full comment
... The coursework in political science bears little relation to anything in the real world ...Read full comment
... Instead, I've lowered my career prospects by staying at a school not designed to help its undergraduate students ...Read full comment
... At times, you may feel inferior (read: dumb) in comparision to your collegues, but dont worry because once you graduate and return to the real w...Read full comment
... At times, you may feel inferior (read: dumb) in comparison to your colleagues, but don’t worry because once you graduate and return to the...Read full comment
... Now that I'm in a completely different career, I work with a much broader audience ...Read full comment
... Having this degree on my resume does open doors ...Read full comment
... I was much better prepared for the 'real world' as a result of choosing a quantitative major ...Read full comment
... Employers really seem to like U of C grads, even though they don't offer an undergraduate business program ...Read full comment
... I strongly recommend the school to anyone who wants to pursue a career as a scientist ...Read full comment
... Similarly, the school is terrific for those who want to pursue graduate school, but one is hard-pressed to find students who only care about gra...Read full comment
... However, the environment is not particuarly career-oriented, though there are no doubt growing career opportunities, including grants and intern...Read full comment
... Its value system of great books, near total intellectual meritocracy, quirky terminology and professors which are revered like pop icons borderli...Read full comment
... That being said, and I don't mind being self-congratulatory here, my education has always served me well, whether it be in graduate school or th...Read full comment
... (I never thought I'd purse a career in business, but here I am ...Read full comment
... Most aspire to teach at some point in their careers, even if as an adjunct ...Read full comment
... People in the real world don't really care that grades here are deflated ...Read full comment
... in the end, it prepared me for a successful career, it provided me all the social life i desired, and it gave me some lifelong friends ...Read full comment
... Also, lots of people here start out trying to do majors for a career-based goal or to seem impressive (e ...Read full comment
... However, while I had a great time here, you may not if: 1) you're looking to make big $$$ because the school will look good on your resume ...Read full comment
... If you want a general experience in your major and don't know exactly what you want to study specifically, or if you want your professors to take...Read full comment
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