Career Development

Oberlin College Initial Career Outcomes

Oberlin graduates pursue a wide array of professional paths. The following information represents outcomes data on the Class of 2019 collected by the Career Development Center. Our knowledge rate* is 71% (n = 435 graduates).

Oberlin College Class of 2019 First Destination Outcomes Data

Oberlin College Class of 2019 First Desination Outcomes: Employed 74%, Continuing Education 17%, Volunteer/Service 1%, Fellowships 3%, Seeking Employment 5%

Oberlin College Class of 2019 Employment by Industry

Oberlin College Class of 2019 Employment by industry: Arts & Entertainment 20%, Education 15%, Tech/Engineering/Science 15%, Nonprofit 11%, Finance & Consulting 9%, Medical & Health 7%, Other 6%, Media 5%, Legal Services 4%, Government 4%, Consumer Products 4%


Top Employers of the Class of 2019

This list reflects employers that hired two or more 2019 graduates.

  • AppFolio
  • Boyd Watterson Asset Management
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Google
  • International Center of Photography
  • Lansner & Kubitschek
  • National Institute of Health
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Netflix
  • Rhode Island Hospital
  • ScribeAmerica
  • SONY Pictures

Graduate and Professional School Enrollment for the Class of 2019

  • Arizona State University
  • Boston College
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • New York University
  • Purdue University
  • Rice University
  • University of California System
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Denver
  • UIC John Marshall Law School
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • William and Mary
  • Yale University
  • Bard College Conservatory of Music
  • Bowling Green State University
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Columbia University
  • Harvard University
  • The Juilliard School
  • McGill University
  • New England Conservatory of Music
  • Northwestern University
  • Queen’s University
  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of Colorado - Boulder
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Regina
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Yale School of Music

 


* "Knowledge rate" reflects the percentage of the class of 2019 whose first destination outcomes were collected through surveys, employers, Oberlin staff, and social media.