2016-2017 WWU Bachelor's Degree Graduates

 Outcomes by College / Department / Major
College / Department / Major Graduates Sample Employed* Further Education Other Average Earnings**
 
College of Business and Economics 555 446 83% 8% 9% $37,988
Accounting 73 59 69% 21% 10% $36,181
Decision Sciences 108 93 94% 4% 2% $48,686
Bus Admin-Mgmt Info Sys Conc 51 46 96% 4% 0% $44,713
BusAdmin-Operations Mgt Conc 35 28 85% 6% 9% $50,518
Manufacturng&Supply Chain Mg 22 19 99% 0% 1% $55,380
Economics 83 57 63% 13% 24% $37,318
Economics 29 19 55% 17% 28% $32,341
Economics/Accounting 3 Data Not Available***
Economics/Environmntl Studies 13 10 88% 0% 12% $27,005
Economics/Mathematics 5 Data Not Available***
Economics/Political Science 9 Data Not Available***
Financial Economics 14 12 90% 7% 3% $47,332
Politics / Philosophy / Economic 10 6 46% 20% 34% $48,841
Finance & Marketing 151 126 89% 6% 5% $38,351
Business Admin-Finance Conc 52 42 81% 10% 9% $42,583
BusinessAdmin-Marketing Conc 99 84 93% 4% 3% $36,394
Management 140 111 87% 4% 9% $29,647
Bus Admin-Management Conc 51 44 94% 4% 2% $30,511
BusAdmin-Int'l Business Conc 32 23 79% 3% 18% $34,209
Business Admin-General Conc 35 26 82% 3% 15% $30,772
Business and Sustainability 22 18 88% 5% 7% $19,954
 
College of Fine and Performing Arts 189 145 76% 11% 13% $27,586
Art and Art History 64 49 72% 14% 14% $23,026
Art History 11 9 83% 9% 8% $18,435
Art P-12 3 Data Not Available***
Art Studio (BA) 47 36 73% 13% 14% $22,277
Art Studio (BFA) 2 Data Not Available***
Art 1 Data Not Available***
Design 54 39 83% 0% 17% $33,735
Design (BA) 42 31 85% 0% 15% $27,857
Design (BFA) 12 8 76% 0% 24% $56,512
Music 32 27 79% 16% 5% $29,786
Music 9 8 76% 22% 1% $21,473
Music Education P-12 11 10 91% 0% 9% $38,044
Music-Composition Conc 1 Data Not Available***
Music-History & Lit Conc 1 Data Not Available***
Music-Performance Conc 10 8 57% 30% 13% $23,488
Theatre Arts and Dance 39 30 70% 15% 15% $23,177
Dance (BA) 1 Data Not Available***
Dance (BFA) 3 Data Not Available***
Theatre 35 27 69% 17% 14% $22,588
 
College of Humanities and Social Sciences 1488 1139 70% 16% 14% $25,061
Anthropology 94 75 69% 19% 12% $24,834
Anthropology 59 47 70% 19% 11% $25,216
Anthropology/Biology 3 Data Not Available***
Anthropology/Social Studies 2 Data Not Available***
Anthropology-ArchaeologyConc 12 10 67% 25% 8% $18,559
Anthropology-BioculturalConc 18 15 76% 17% 7% $25,627
Communication Sci & Disorders 42 36 49% 43% 8% $23,594
Communication Studies 99 79 87% 4% 9% $27,554
Communication 2 Data Not Available***
Communication Studies 95 76 87% 4% 9% $26,780
Communicatn Studies-Elem. 2 Data Not Available***
East Asian Studies 5 Data Not Available***
English 196 141 62% 18% 20% $23,034
English-Creatv Wrtg Emphasis 106 76 72% 8% 20% $23,902
English-Literature Emphasis 90 65 50% 29% 21% $21,543
Health & Human Development 222 184 67% 24% 9% $26,010
Community Health 21 17 65% 24% 11% $30,794
KIN:Health & Fitness Spec 5 5 80% 20% 0% $29,735
KIN:Movement Studies Spec 20 17 80% 15% 5% $25,131
KIN:Pre-Hlthcare Prof Spec 50 38 41% 40% 19% $25,110
KIN:Sport Psy Specialization 12 11 92% 8% 0% $23,683
Kinesiology:Pre-PT Specializ 43 39 59% 40% 1% $29,281
Physical Educ & Health P-12 6 6 67% 33% 0% $34,020
Recreation 65 51 81% 8% 11% $23,302
History 79 59 59% 23% 18% $23,891
History 48 36 76% 8% 16% $23,569
History/Social Studies 29 22 32% 48% 20% $23,723
History-Elementary 2 Data Not Available***
Journalism 64 48 81% 5% 15% $25,948
Journalism 1 Data Not Available***
Journalism - News/Editorial 15 10 69% 7% 25% $29,206
Journalism- Public Relations 33 28 94% 3% 3% $27,646
Journalism-Visual Journalism 15 9 61% 7% 32% $17,911
Liberal Studies 12 9 86% 0% 14% $26,162
Humanities-Hist Culture Conc 2 Data Not Available***
Hum-Hist Culture Conc Thesis 3 Data Not Available***
Hum-Religion&CultrConcThesis 2 Data Not Available***
Hums-Religion&Culture Conc 3 Data Not Available***
Student/Faculty Designed 2 Data Not Available***
Linguistics 29 19 47% 24% 29% $23,305
Modern and Classical Languages 91 54 57% 10% 33% $25,448
Chinese Language and Culture 9 4 51% 0% 49% $23,932
French 13 7 53% 8% 39% $20,276
German 13 8 53% 15% 32% $18,900
Japanese 16 8 50% 6% 44% $21,430
Spanish 36 23 57% 14% 29% $29,804
Spanish-Elementary 4 4 100% 0% 0% $31,979
Multidisciplinary Studies 108 83 78% 8% 14% $25,240
Philosophy 22 16 57% 23% 20% $28,099
Political Science 94 68 69% 12% 19% $25,092
Political Sci/Social Studies 2 Data Not Available***
Political Science 92 66 70% 11% 19% $24,668
Psychology 193 157 77% 14% 9% $25,406
Behavioral Neuroscience (BA) 1 Data Not Available***
Behavioral Neuroscience (BS) 28 20 61% 18% 21% $30,130
Psy:Human Development-Elem 16 16 87% 13% 0% $34,006
Psychology 148 120 78% 13% 9% $23,513
Sociology 138 108 76% 12% 12% $23,879
Sociology - Elementary 5 4 92% 0% 8% $31,509
Sociology (BA) 124 99 78% 11% 11% $23,342
Sociology (BS) 5 Data Not Available***
Sociology/Social Studies 4 Data Not Available***
 
College of Science and Engineering 555 402 66% 14% 19% $41,437
Biology 126 102 65% 25% 10% $20,502
Bio-Ecol, Evolutn, Orgnsml Emph 24 17 57% 21% 22% $14,596
Biology 4 Data Not Available***
Biology/Anthropology 20 19 70% 30% 0% $21,433
Biology/Mathematics 2 Data Not Available***
Biology-General Emphasis 19 17 84% 16% 0% $21,287
Biology-Marine Emphasis 11 9 83% 9% 8% $13,326
Biology-Molecular&Cell Emph 45 33 53% 27% 20% $25,117
Biology-Secndry Tchng Emphas 1 Data Not Available***
Chemistry 62 52 65% 27% 8% $27,946
Biochemistry 26 20 48% 35% 17% $25,301
Chemistry (BA) 14 13 93% 7% 0% $29,452
Chemistry (BS) 20 18 63% 35% 2% $27,968
Chemistry/Biology-Secondary 1 Data Not Available***
Chemistry/Mathematics-Sec 1 Data Not Available***
Computer Science 148 93 67% 5% 28% $68,707
Computer Science 147 92 66% 5% 29% $68,780
Computr&Info System Security 1 Data Not Available***
Engineering and Design 76 60 84% 5% 11% $52,209
Electrical Engr-Energy Conc 5 5 100% 0% 0% $68,536
Electricl Engr-ElectroncConc 15 14 100% 0% 0% $53,980
Industrial Design 11 7 73% 0% 27% $50,732
Industrial Tech-Vehicle Dsgn 11 10 91% 9% 0% $37,798
Manufacturing Engineering 20 16 80% 10% 10% $52,299
Plastics Engineering Tech 1 Data Not Available***
Plastics&Composite Engineer 13 7 53% 8% 39% $59,344
Geology 60 40 71% 5% 24% $26,663
Earth Sci/Gen Sci-Secondary 1 Data Not Available***
Geology - Geophysics Conc. 2 Data Not Available***
Geology (BA) 11 9 94% 0% 6% $20,618
Geology (BS) 23 16 70% 9% 21% $24,028
Geology-Envr & Engr GeoConc. 6 5 95% 0% 5% $32,078
Geology-Geology Concentratn. 12 6 57% 0% 43% $34,556
Geophysics 5 Data Not Available***
Mathematics 61 43 54% 23% 23% $30,331
Applied Mathematics 13 9 62% 15% 23% $28,895
Mathematics - Secondary 2 Data Not Available***
Mathematics (BA) 6 Data Not Available***
Mathematics (BS) 34 23 47% 26% 27% $30,626
Mathematics/Computer Science 2 Data Not Available***
Mathematics-Elementary 4 Data Not Available***
Physics and Astronomy 17 8 27% 24% 49% $18,530
Physics 17 8 27% 24% 49% $18,530
Science Education 5 4 92% 0% 8% $34,091
General Science - Elementary 4 4 100% 0% 0% $34,091
General Science-Secondary 1 Data Not Available***
 
Fairhaven College 93 51 57% 5% 38% $25,367
Fairhaven 93 51 57% 5% 38% $25,367
Fairhaven Upside-Down Prgm 4 Data Not Available***
Interdisciplinary Conc 85 45 55% 5% 40% $25,740
IntrConc:Law,Divrsty,Justice 4 Data Not Available***
 
Huxley College of the Environment 204 133 65% 9% 26% $27,720
Environmental Sciences 116 71 63% 6% 31% $24,204
Environmental Science 67 43 65% 7% 28% $25,553
Envr Sci-Marine Ecology Emph 20 14 80% 0% 20% $23,040
Envr Sci-Toxicology Emphasis 11 7 52% 18% 30% $26,554
EnvrSci -Freshwatr Ecol Emph 9 4 51% 0% 49% $17,171
EnvrSci-TerrestrialEcol Emph 8 Data Not Available***
Student/Faculty Designed (BS) 1 Data Not Available***
Environmental Studies 88 62 66% 13% 21% $32,132
Environ Studies - Elementary 1 Data Not Available***
Environmental Education 13 8 62% 8% 30% $17,201
Environmental Policy 22 16 62% 18% 20% $42,715
Environmental Studies 13 9 70% 8% 22% $32,775
Geography 23 18 70% 17% 13% $27,500
Plan&EnvrPolicy-EnvPol Emph. 1 Data Not Available***
Student/Faculty Designed (BA) 4 Data Not Available***
Urban Plan & Sustainable Dev 11 8 73% 9% 18% $34,085
 
University Interdisciplinary Programs 7 5 65% 14% 21% $24,342
American Cultural Studies 6 5 76% 17% 7% $24,342
Energy 1 Data Not Available***
Energy Policy and Management 1 Data Not Available***
 
Woodring College of Education 291 255 82% 16% 2% $42,928
Elementary Education 51 46 98% 2% 0% $43,765
Early Childhd Ed NonCert Opt 2 Data Not Available***
Early Childhood Educ P-3 Opt 5 5 100% 0% 0% $46,339
Early Chldhd Ed P-3+Elem Opt 9 6 76% 0% 24% $44,189
Lang, Lit, & CulturalStudies 35 33 97% 3% 0% $43,337
Health & Community Studies 141 118 80% 13% 7% $42,424
Human Services 105 85 73% 17% 10% $29,278
Nursing (RN-to-BSN) 36 33 97% 3% 0% $69,949
Special Educ & Educ Leadership 99 91 73% 27% 0% $43,119
EarlyChld SpclEd P-3+ECE P-3 2 Data Not Available***
Exceptionality & Disability 6 6 83% 17% 0% $15,844
Special Educ P-12+Elementary 45 40 43% 51% 6% $41,921
Special Education P-12 46 43 93% 7% 0% $47,491
 
Outcomes reflect employment or enrollment status six months after graduation.

* Employment rates adjusted to reflect unreported employment types by sample.
** Averages include annualized earnings in all part-time and full-time positions for graduates reported as employed.
*** Data not available for sample sizes of three or fewer.