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2011-2012 Employment Survey of 2009-2010 Graduates University of North Dakota Office of Institutional Research Institutional Report

Prepared for Career Services Division of Student Affairs “Empowering Students to Realize Their Dreams”

Carmen Williams Sue Erickson May 11, 2012


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Table of Contents ................................................................................................................. 1 Executive Summary .............................................................................................................. 2 Graphical Highlights .............................................................................................................. 3 A. Introduction ..................................................................................................................... 4 B. Methodology ..................................................................................................................... 4 C. Response Rate ................................................................................................................ 4 D. Data Analysis ................................................................................................................... 4 E. Selected Results ............................................................................................................... 5 1. Demographic Information ........................................................................................... 5 2. Online Degrees ........................................................................................................... 5 3. Employment Information ............................................................................................ 5 4. Pursuing Additional Education .................................................................................. 5 5. Place of Residence .................................................................................................... 6 6. North Dakota Retention Information .......................................................................... 6 7. North Dakota Employment Information ..................................................................... 7 8. Employer and Annual Salary Information .................................................................. 7 9. Internship/Cooperative Education Participation ........................................................ 9 10. Current Position in Relation to UND Education ....................................................... 9 11. UND Career Services/Cooperative Education Office .............................................. 10 12. In Summary ............................................................................................................. 10

Appendices Appendix 1. Employment Survey Questionnaire ...................................................... 12 Appendix 2. Tables 1-15 ........................................................................................... 13 Appendix 3. Ten-year Trends .................................................................................... 24 Appendix 4. Tables 24-25 ......................................................................................... 27 Appendix 5. Why or Why Not (contact Career Services for further information) ...... 31 Appendix 6. Name of Employers (contact Career Services for further information) .. 36

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1,345 UND undergraduate alumni who graduated in December 2009, May 2010 and August 2010, were mailed a questionnaire seeking demographic and employment information. A total of 546 alumni participated in the survey. After adjusting for bad addresses, an adjusted response rate of 43% was attained. Some of the findings:

96% of respondents indicated being either employed or currently a student, similar to last year’s 97%.

82% (84% last year) of respondents indicated that their current position is “directly related” or “somewhat related” to the education they received at UND.

Respondents reported residing in 39 states. 40% of all respondents are currently residing in North Dakota and 37% in Minnesota. Overall, North Dakota retained 143 (65%) of the 219 respondents who graduated from a ND high school. This is one percent lower than last year’s highest percentage (66%) reported by this survey.

The reported average annual salary was $41,926, up from last year’s $38,126. UND female graduates reported average annual earnings of 83% (last year=85%) of their male counterparts.

The number of respondents indicating participation in an internship or cooperative dropped substantially this year compared to last year; 38% of the respondents reported participation compared to 49% last year. On the positive side, the respondents who did participate reported an average salary $4,119 higher than those who did not participate. Last year’s difference was $3,650.

50% of respondents reported that they used the services of, or attended events sponsored by, UND Career Services/Coop Ed while at UND (last year=55%). The students who used these services reported a slightly higher rate of relationship (directly related) of their current position to their UND education.

65% (last year=62%) of the respondents believe there are job opportunities for them in their area of interest in North Dakota. 50% (last year=51%) of respondents indicated that if a job were available in their area of interest they would want employment in North Dakota.

Respondents indicating “yes” they would want North Dakota employment frequently cited the following reasons close to family, like North Dakota, job opportunities, and quality of life.

Respondents indicating “no” or “unsure” they would want North Dakota employment frequently cited the following as their reasons: proximity to family, preference for another location/metropolitan area, job opportunities

elsewhere, and climate. ■

133 (24%) respondents are pursuing additional education, of which 38 (29%) are at UND. This is a drop from last year’s total of 181 (29%) of the respondents reported pursuing additional education and 67 (37%) studying at UND. Of the 133 respondents pursuing additional education, females account for 65% (n=86) of the re-

enrollees, compared to 35% (n=47) males.

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2011-2012 UND Employment Survey Highlights of the 2009-2010 Graduates How closely is your current position related to your education? Sorted by College (Total 100% per college)

Participated in an internship or co-op program? 2011-2012 2010-2011 College % Yes % Yes A&S 25% 32% BPA 50% 71% EHD 40% 56% JDOSAS 36% 30% NURS 43% 60% SEM 52% 67% SMHS 50% 88% TOTAL 38% 49% Pursuing further education? Study at UND Other Schools

Do you believe there are job opportunitites for you in your area of interests in ND? (Prior Year) Yes No Not Sure

65% 17% 23%

2011-12 Male Female 7 31 40

55

All 38

2010-11 All 67

95

114

In which state do you currently reside? Sorted by college (Total 100% per college)

(62%) (20%) (17%)

If a job were available in your area of interest would you want employment in ND? (Prior Year) Yes No Not Sure

50% 30% 19%

(51%) (26%) (22%)

Did you use the services or attend events sponsored by UND Career Services while you studed at UND? (Prior Year) Yes No

50% 50%

(55%) (45%)

Average Annual Salary Sorted by College and Residence

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA 2011-2012 EMPLOYMENT SURVEY

A. INTRODUCTION The UND Employment Survey (formerly called the Placement Survey) was developed in 1997 through the partnership of Career Services and Institutional Research for the purpose of collecting demographic and employment information on recent University of North Dakota graduates. Over the years the use of this information has expanded and is now being used for university assessment purposes, provided to academic colleges, linked to the College Portrait (Voluntary System of Accountability), used in various offices and service areas across campus, and used for a number of internal and external questions regarding job placement and salary data. The 2011 survey (Appendix 1) was conducted using the traditional paper-and-pencil method. The UND Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved this study (IRB-201108-034).

B. METHODOLOGY The UND Alumni Foundation provided mailing labels containing graduates who earned a Bachelor’s degree from UND in December 2009, May 2010 or August 2010. An invitation letter and questionnaire were mailed to the above described 1,345 undergraduate alumni by the Office of Institutional Research on October 1, 2011. Three follow-up mailings were sent to non-respondents to promote participation and to make the results as representative as possible. The survey was closed in February 2012.

C. RESPONSE RATE Of the 1,345 survey packages mailed, 81 came back with no forwarding addresses. A total of 546 valid placement surveys were returned and used in the analysis which represents a response rate of 43%.

D. DATA ANALYSIS Two methods of statistical analysis were used in this descriptive study. Means and frequencies were calculated to examine differences between comparison items as well as over time (see tables in Appendixes 2-4) and content analysis was performed to identify themes from the alumni’s comments (Appendix 5).

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E. SELECTED RESULTS 1. Demographic Information Of the 546 respondents, 128 (23%) graduated in December 2009, 362 (66%) graduated in May 2010, 54 (10%) graduated in August 2010 and the remaining 2 (<1%) respondents either did not respond or supplied a later date. The majority of the respondents are female (n=280 or 51%) compared with 266 (49%) male respondents (Table 1). Of the 546 respondents, 36% are from Arts and Sciences, 18% are from Business and Public Administration, 11% are from Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, 12% are from Nursing, 11% are from Engineering and Mines, 8% are from Education and Human Development, and 4% are from Medicine and Health Sciences (Table 1). Forty percent of the respondents graduated from high schools in North Dakota, 37% graduated from high schools in Minnesota, 21% graduated from U.S. high schools outside of North Dakota and Minnesota, and 2% of the respondents did not report where their high school was located (Table 5). 2. Online Degrees A new question asked in this year’s survey was if this degree was earned primarily online (“80% or more of coursework completed online”). Twenty seven out of a total of 523 responses, or 5%, responded that their degree was primarily online. A total of 17 females and 10 males make up the 27 respondents. The majority of the recent graduates are from the School of Engineering and Mines (n=10). Other college online graduates include Arts and Sciences (n=7), School of Medicine and Health Sciences (n=6), Nursing (n=3), and Education and Human Development (n=1). 3. Employment Information When asked to indicate employment status 83% respondents reported being employed, 3% unemployed, and 13% a current student (Table 2). Overall, 96% of the graduates are either employed or furthering their education. This is very similar to last year’s 80% of respondents reported being employed, 4% unemployed and 17% reported being a current student – for an overall total of 97% employed or pursuing further education. The colleges with percentage rates below the mean are Education and Human Development (88% employed or student), and Medicine and Health Sciences (92% employed or student). 4. Pursuing Additional Education The survey asked “Whether you are employed or not, are you currently a student?” One hundred thirty-three (24%) are pursuing additional education: 100 as full-time students and 33 as part-time students (Table 3). Of the 133 of respondents, 29% are studying at UND. In comparison to last year, both categories have seen a drop in graduates furthering their education. Last year, 29% of the respondents indicated additional education with 37% studying at UND.

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Table 3 lists advanced education by gender. Of the 133 respondents pursuing an additional degree, females account for 65% of the re-enrollees, compared to 35% males. The distribution is larger for the UND re-enrollees with 82% females compared to 18% males. What degree are students pursuing? Of the 106 respondents who provided this information, the majority of students (65%) are pursuing a Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree and 27% are pursuing a Doctoral/professional degree (Table 4). Table 4a reports this information for the last five years. Most recently, the trend shows an increase of Master-level enrollees and fewer Doctorate/Professional degrees over the last several years.

5. Place of Residence Recent UND graduates are residing across the country (Table 6). Respondents reported residing in 39 states and 8 countries. Currently, 39% of recent graduates reside in North Dakota and 32% of the graduates reside in Minnesota. Last year, 42% of the graduates reported residing in North Dakota and 25% in Minnesota. Tables 7a and 7b present current residence of respondents by academic college. Looking at the North Dakota residency distribution by college (Table 7b), the largest percentage of graduates living in North Dakota is from Education and Human Development with 65% of their students residing in the state. The second largest college with North Dakota residents is Nursing with 49% of their students residing in North Dakota, followed by Business and Public Administration with 45%. Colleges with fewest North Dakota residents are the Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (18%) and Medicine and Health Sciences (25%). Compared to last year, two colleges saw large gains in North Dakota residency: Education and Human Development (up to 65% from 53% last year) and Medicine and Health Sciences (up to 25% from 19% last year). The colleges seeing large decreases in current North Dakota residents: Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (down to 18% from 45% last year), Nursing (down to 49% from 60% last year), and Engineering (down to 30% from 39% last year). 6. North Dakota Retention Information With many graduates currently residing in North Dakota, it is no surprise that North Dakota is seeing a high rate of retention (Table 22). Of the North Dakota students (those graduating from a North Dakota high school) 65% of these students are currently living in the state. This compares to last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rate of 66% and two years prior the rate was 60%. A similar trend, although not nearly the high percentage rates as reported for North Dakota, is seen with (former) Minnesota residents (students graduating from Minnesota high schools). That is, North Dakota is seeing a high rate of retention of Minnesotans choosing to stay in North Dakota (Table 23) with 22% of the respondents indicating their current residency in North Dakota. In addition, another 19% of the UND graduates (22 of 114 respondents) who graduated from a U.S. high school outside of North Dakota or Minnesota are currently residing in North Dakota although this is lower than the 23% (29 of 128 respondents) reported last year.

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Another way to look at the North Dakota residency is, of the 212 UND graduates currently residing in North Dakota, that graduated from high school in North Dakota, 143 (67%) graduated from a North Dakota high school, 44 (21%) graduated from a Minnesota high school, and 25 (12%) graduated from high schools from states (or country) outside of North Dakota and Minnesota (Table 8). 7. North Dakota Employment Information Respondents were asked, “Do you believe there are job opportunities for you in your area of interest in North Dakota”? 357 (65%) respondents indicated “yes,” 95 (17%) indicated “no,” and 84 (24%) indicated “not sure,” and 10 (2%) did not respond (Table 9). Overall, the affirmative response is higher than what was reported last year when 62% of the respondents indicated “yes” for North Dakota job opportunities (Table 21). Respondents who graduated from North Dakota high schools are more likely to believe the existence of the job opportunities (74%) in their area of interest in North Dakota than their counterparts who graduated from high schools in Minnesota (59%), and other states (60%) (Table 9). Comparing last year’s responses, the largest change in beliefs was seen of the “other states” where last year 50% believed job opportunities existed in North Dakota compared to the 60% this year. When asked, “If a job were available in your area of interest, would you want employment in North Dakota?” (Table10), 271 (50%) respondents indicated “yes,” quite similar to the 51% indicating “yes” from last year but unfortunately, more students (30%) responded with “no” interest compared to 26% indicating such last year. Those who responded “not sure” (19%) went down compared to 22% from last year. Again, respondents who graduated from North Dakota high schools (71%) are much more likely to want to accept employment in their area of interest in North Dakota than their counterparts who graduated from high schools in Minnesota (32%). Respondents were also asked to explain the reasons they would or would not want employment in North Dakota. A content analysis was performed to identify themes from their comments (Appendix 5); 334 of the 546 respondents (61%) provided comments. Respondents indicating “yes” they would want employment in North Dakota frequently cited the following reasons: close to family, like North Dakota, job opportunities, and quality of life. Comments such as “booming economy,” “handled recession well,” “great standard of living,” “best outdoor opportunities,” are some of the comments cited of wanting employment in North Dakota. Respondents indicating “no” they would not want employment in North Dakota frequently cited the following reasons: proximity to family, preference for another location/metropolitan area, job opportunities elsewhere, and climate. Respondents indicating “not sure” if they would want employment in North Dakota frequently cited the following reasons: limited job opportunities, preference for another location or larger metropolitan area, and proximity to family. 8. Employer and Annual Salary Information Survey participants were asked to report the name of their current employer and position. Of the 546 respondents, 485 (89%) reported the name of their employers. The top employer for the respondents __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2011-2012 Employment Survey Page 7 Office of Institutional Research, University of North Dakota May 14, 2012


is UND (24 graduates), 17 respondents reported working at Altru Health Systems, 10 respondents reported working at Sanford Health, and 9 working at Mayo Clinic. Information about the 545 employer names (Appendix 6) can be requested by contacting the UND Career Services Office. The most frequent position title reported was â&#x20AC;&#x153;Registered Nurse.â&#x20AC;? The survey participants provided their current salary. Table 11 reports salary information provided by the respondents by college and gender. In all, 374 salaries were used for calculating various averages, excluding salaries for those who identified themselves as students. The reported annual salaries range from $10,000 to $150,000. The average annual salary reported was $41,926 (Table 11), up from the $38,126 reported last year. Graduates from Education and Human Development earn the lowest salary of $31,561 with the highest average salary of $56,128 coming from the Engineering and Mines graduates. Average annual reported salary was $45,569 for males, which is higher than the $37,957 reported for females. Overall, UND female graduates, on average, earn 83% of the annual salary of UND male graduates. This is slightly lower than the 85% ratio reported last year. Males averaged higher salaries than females in five of the seven colleges. The colleges with the greatest differences between males and females, with females earning more, was in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Females = 141% of Males). Engineering and Mines had the greatest difference between the genders but with males earning more (Females = 42% of Males). Reasons for the big differences could be related to the general population of the two colleges (e.g. Engineering and Mines is heavily male enrolled). Disparities in salary based on the geographic locations among respondents were also observed (Table 12). The average annual salary is $36,862 for those currently residing in North Dakota ($34,172 last year), $43,023 for those residing in Minnesota ($40,649 last year) and $48,174 for those residing outside of North Dakota or Minnesota ($41,726 last year). Of these three areas, comparing average salaries from last year to this year, there was a 15% increase in salaries for the residents outside of North Dakota and Minnesota, a 6% increase of Minnesota residents, and a 4% for North Dakota residents. By college and geographic location, the highest average annual salary of $67,721 was reported by the Engineering and Mines respondents residing outside of North Dakota and Minnesota, followed by Engineering students residing in North Dakota ($52,189). By comparison, the lowest average annual salary of $29,250 was reported by respondents graduating from School of Aerospace residing in North Dakota, followed by Education and Human Development students residing in Minnesota ($31,000) along with that same college group residing in North Dakota ($31,034). Salary data is also presented by degree major in Table 25 with 372 respondents reporting their major as well as their salary. The largest reported average salary is in Public Administration ($75,000) followed by Aviation Systems Management ($74,000). The largest differences between low and high salaries within the degree major categories are found with Electrical Engineering (low=$16,640 to high=$150,000), Chemical Engineering (low=$20,000 to high=$110,000), Marketing (low=$21,320 to high=$100,000), and Civil Engineering (low=$24,000 to high=$100,000). A newer question on the survey asked graduates the amount of an employment bonus package or signing bonus they received (Table 11-1). Thirty-three recipients reported such a bonus package, with __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2011-2012 Employment Survey Page 8 Office of Institutional Research, University of North Dakota May 14, 2012


the dollar amount ranging from $300 to $12,000. One respondent reported that his bonus package paid his student loan another reported stock options. Respondents from all seven colleges reported getting bonus packages (9 from A&S, 9 from BPA, 5 from SEM, 3 from NURS, 3 from SMHS, 3 from EHD, and 1 from JDOSAS). 9. Internship/Cooperative Education Participation Among the 542 graduates who responded to this question, 206 (38%) indicated that they were involved in an internship or cooperative education program while attending UND (Table 13-1). This is substantially down from the 49% who indicated such participation last year. The highest percentage of participants is seen from Engineering and Mines (52%) and Medicine and Health Science (50%). The fewest participants are from Arts and Sciences (25%), Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (36%), and Education and Human Development (40%). Compared to last year, Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is the only school/college seeing an increase in participation; 36% this year compared to 30% last year. All the other schools/colleges showed decreases in internship/coop participation. Medicine and Health Sciences decreased from 88% participation last year to 50% this year, Business and Public Administration from 71% to 50%, Engineering and Mines from 67% to 52%, and Nursing 60% to 43%. Sixty-nine percent of 196 respondents who participated in an internship or cooperative education program indicated that their current employment position is “directly related” to the education they received at UND compared to 51% who did not participate in an internship or cooperative education program (Table 14-1). Of the internship/cooperative education participants, 152 respondents reported an average annual salary of $44,362. In comparison, 219 respondents, who did not participate in an internship or cooperative education program and gave annual salary information, reported an average annual salary of $40,243 (Table 14-2) representing a $4,119 difference in earned salary. Last year the difference in salary of those reporting participation or not was $3,650, The survey asked participants in an internship or cooperative education experience if they accepted permanent employment with their employer (Table 13-3). Of the 209 responding to this question, approximately one-third (33%) reported that they accepted the permanent employment. 10. Current Position in Relation to UND Education When asked “How closely is your current position related to the education you received at UND?” 506 graduates responded. Overall, 82% (84% last year) of the respondents indicated that their current position is either “directly related” or “somewhat related” to the education they received at UND (Table 132). The graduates reporting at the highest rate that their current position is “directly related” or “somewhat related,” graduated from the Medicine and Health Sciences (95%), Nursing (95%), Engineering and Mines (91%), Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (90%), and Business and Public Administration (89%) (Table 13-2). Respondents from the College of Arts and Sciences reported the lowest relationship between their current position and their UND education at 67%. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2011-2012 Employment Survey Page 9 Office of Institutional Research, University of North Dakota May 14, 2012


Newer to the Employment Report is Table 24 which reports employment rates by (primary) degree major. The table is tallied if responders provided their degree major, employment status, and job relationship to UND education. Of the 75 different majors listed, 37 fields produced 100% employment and of those, 30 major fields produced 100% of their students employed in an in-field or related career path. 11. UND Career Services/Cooperative Education Office Two-hundred sixty-three (48%) respondents indicated that they had used the services of or attended events sponsored by the UND Career Services/Cooperative Education Office while attending UND (Table 15-1). This is down by 7% from last year. The largest groups of participants came from these colleges: Engineering and Mines (72% of SEM respondents used services), Business and Public Administration (68% of BPA respondents used services), and Nursing (57% of Nursing respondents used services). Fewer than half of the students in Arts and Sciences (41%), Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (42%), and Education and Human Development (37%) reported participation in Career/Cooperative Education Services. Very few students from Medicine and Health Sciences (9%) take advantages of these services. Of those respondents who reported that their current employment is “directly related” to the education they received at UND, 52% indicated they had used Career Services while at UND, compared to 48% who did not use Career Services or attend related events (Table 15-2). Of the respondents who reported that their current employment was “not at all related” to the education they received at UND, similar to last year, 50% indicated they had used Career Services, compared to the other 50% who did not use Career Services or attended related events. 12. In Summary In these times of economic fluctuations, continued challenges for employment are revealed through the 2011-2012 Employment Survey. While we still see a strong percentage (96%) of our recent graduates employed or furthering their education, approximately 82% report being employed in a job “directly related” or “somewhat related” to their UND education. In prior years, percentages of “directly/somewhat related” were reported to be closer to 90%. It is encouraging to see average salaries of recent graduates on the increase, but unfortunately, North Dakota salaries increased at the lowest rate when compared to Minnesota and other states. Given the oil boon and the high salaries of western North Dakota, this might be an indication that many of the North Dakota graduates are not involved in those industries. On the flip side, respondents’ comments such as “booming economy” and “handled recession well” have a lot to do with the growth of the oil industry. Given the benefits of internships and co-operative education, it is disappointing to see fewer students reporting those experiences this year. Students who participate in these programs have the

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bonus of possibly being hired permanently by the employers plus the added advantage of, on average, earning a higher salary than those students who do not participate. Over the last several years, increasing numbers of students believe there are job opportunities in North Dakota as well as would want North Dakota employment. This has resulted in an increased retention of North Dakota residents and a slight increase in Minnesotans (those graduating from a Minnesota high school) retained in North Dakota. While many students believe there are job opportunities in North Dakota as well as wanting North Dakota employment, there is still a large exodus of educated and talented graduates leaving the state.

F. APPENDICES Appendix 1: Employment Survey Questionnaire Appendix 2: Tables 1-15 Appendix 3: Tables 16-23, Charts 1-3 (ten-year trends) Appendix 4: Tables 24-25 Appendix 5: Why or Why Not (contact Career Services for further information) Appendix 6: Name of Employers (contact Career Services for further information)

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Appendix 1

2011 Employment Survey Please fill out the survey and mail in enclosed envelope. If questions, please call the Office of Institutional Research at 701-777-2456. Thank you.

The University of North Dakota Institutional Review Board has approved this study (IRB-201108-034). The survey data will be kept confidential and anonymous. It will be analyzed by demographic variables (academic majors, geographic locations, and gender) and studied in aggregate form.

1. When did you complete your last (Baccalaureate) degree at UND? ____ 1) December 2009 ____ 2) May 2010 ____ 3) August 2010

4) Others (write in) _________

2. What was your last (Baccalaureate) degree? ______________________________ (such as Bachelor of Science) Your last major: ______________________________________ (such as Chemistry) Was this degree earned primarily online (80% or more of coursework completed online)? ___1) yes ___2) no 3. What is your gender?

____ 1) male

____ 2) female

4. In which U.S. state or country did you graduate from high school? ________________________________ 5. In which U.S. state or country do you currently reside? _________________________________________ 6. While you were a student, did you participate in an internship or co-op program? ___ 1) yes ___ 2) no 6a. If yes (above) did you accept permanent employment with this employer? ___ 1) yes ___ 2) no 7. Did you use the services, and/or attend events sponsored by UND Career Services or Cooperative Education while you studied at UND? ____ 1) yes ____ 2) no 8. Do you believe there are job opportunities for you in your area of interest in North Dakota? ____ 1) yes ____ 2) no ____ 3) not sure 9. If a job were available in your area of interest, would you want employment in North Dakota? ____ 1) yes ____ 2) no ____ 3) not sure Why or why not? __________________________________________________________________________ 10. Which of the following best describes your current status: (please choose only one) ____ 1) currently employed, not seeking employment ____ 2) currently employed, seeking other employment ____ 3) currently unemployed, not seeking employment ____ 4) currently unemployed, seeking employment ____ 5) currently a student 11. Whether you are employed or not, are you currently a student? ____ 1) yes, part-time ____ 2) yes, full-time

____ 3) not currently a student

If currently a student, which school are you attending? ____________________________________ Degree(s) pursuing: _____________________

Major(s): ___________________________________

When did you start pursuing additional education? Fall of ____

Spring of ____

Summer of ____

12. Who is your current employer? ___________________________________________________________ 13. What is your current position/title? ________________________________________________________ 14. What is your current annual salary? _______________________________________________________ 14a. If you received a bonus package (signing bonus), what was the dollar amount? _____________ 15. How closely is your current position related to the education you received at UND? ____ 1) directly related ____ 2) somewhat related ____ 3) not at all related __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2011-2012 Employment Survey Office of Institutional Research, University of North Dakota May 14, 2012

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Appendix 2

Tables 1-15 All tables and graphs utilize the following abbreviations Abbreviation

College

A&S

Arts and Sciences

BPA

Business and Public Administration

EHD

Education and Human Development

Abbreviation

College

Abbreviation

JDOSAS

John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

SEM

Engineering and Mines

SMHS

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

NURS

Nursing

College

Table 1. Demographics of survey respondents Male

Female

College

N

Total Respondents %

N

N

A&S

195

35.7%

80

115

BPA

100

18.3%

63

37

EHD

43

7.9%

6

37

JDOSAS

60

11.0%

50

10

NURS

65

11.9%

5

60

SEM

59

10.8%

58

1

SMHS

24

4.4%

4

20

Total

546

100.0%

266

280

Table 2. Which of the following best describes you?

Employed

Currently employed or a student (by college)

Unemployed

College

Total Respondent

Not Seeking

Seeking

Not Seeking

Seeking

Currently a Student

Number

Percent

A&S

195

86

41

2

5

61

188

96.4%

BPA

100

78

18

0

2

1

97

97.0%

EHD

43

24

12

2

2

2

38

88.4%

JDOSAS

60

33

24

0

1

2

59

98.3%

NURS

65

58

5

1

0

1

64

98.5%

SEM

59

46

9

0

1

2

57

96.6%

SMHS

24

18

1

0

2

3

22

91.7%

Total

546

343

110

5

13

72

525

96.2%

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Appendix 2

Table 3. Whether you are employed or not, are you currently a student?

Studying at any schools (including UND) Student Status

Studying at UND

Female 63

Total 100

Male

Female

Total

Full-time student

Male 37

5

23

28

Part-time student

10

23

33

2

8

10

47

86

133

7

31

38

Total

Table 4. If currently a student, your degree pursuing? Studying at any schools (including UND) Male Female Total

Degree Pursuing Associate's

1

1

Male

Studying at UND Female

Total

Bachelor's

3

1

4

1

1

Certificate/Licensure

1

2

3

1

1

Master's

19

50

69

23

27

Doctorate

10

3

13

2

2

Medicine

2

2

4

2

1

3

Dentistry

1

Juris Doctorate

5

1

2

3

1

1

31

38

4

1

Doctorate in Physical Therapy Specialist

1

Total

42

3

8

2

2 1

64

106

7

Table 4a. If currently a student, level of degree over last several years. Survey timeline and graduating year

Degree level

2007-08 of 200506 graduates

2008-09 of 200607 graduates

2009-10 of 200708 graduates

2010-11 of 200809 graduates

2011-12 of 200910 graduates

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

< Masters

10

10%

17

12%

15

10%

14

9%

8

8%

Masters

58

59%

84

57%

88

56%

91

57%

69

65%

> Masters

31

31%

46

31%

53

34%

54

34%

29

27%

Total

99

100%

147

100%

156

100%

159

100%

106

100%

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Appendix 2

Table 5. In which state did you graduate from high school? State / Country ND MN WI MT SD CA WA CO AZ OH WY NH NY OR

A&S

EHD

JDOSAS

NURS

SEM

SMHS

Total N

Total %

219 201

40.1% 36.8%

20 13 11 8 8 7 4 4 4 3 3 3

3.7% 2.4% 2.0% 1.5% 1.5% 1.3% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%

3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1

0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%

1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

0

0.0%

83

48

22

7

31

19

9

82 4

38 4

16 1

12 6

22 2

23 3

8

2 3 3 2 4

3 2

1

4 2 2 5 2 3 1 1 3 2 2

3 1 2

2 1 1

1

1 2

TX AK AL IA IL MI NE TN HI IN MA NC NM OK PA SC UT AR CT DE GA KY ME MO

BPA

1 1 2 1 1 1

1 1 1

1 1

2

2 2 1 1

1

1 2

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

MS NJ

0

0.0%

US Total Unknown

189 6

100

42 1

60

63 2

57 2

23 1

534 12

97.8% 2.2%

Total

195

100

43

60

65

59

24

546

100.0%

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Appendix 2

Table 6. In which state do you currently reside? State / Country

A&S

BPA

EHD

JDOSAS

NURS

SEM

SMHS

Total N

ND MN IA WI VA CA TX SD CO IL MT FL OH WA AL MO AZ NH NY ID IN MD MA ME PA SC TN WY NE NV AK AR DC GA LA OK OR UT WV State unknown US Total Other Countries Unknown Total

72 75 5 3 1 4 1 2 2 3

45 34 1 1 2 1 2 3 2 2

28 9

11 7 1 1 6 2 3 1 3 2 3 2

32 18

18 17 3 5 1 1 2

6 13 2 1

2 2 2 3 3 1

1

212 173 12 12 11 10 10 9 8 8 6 6 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 535 8

1 2

1 2 2

1 1 2 2 1 1

1 1 1

1 1 1 1

1 1

1

1

1

1 1

2 2 1 1 1

1 1 2

1

1 1 2 1

1

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 188 4 3 195

100

1 43

60

1 63 2

57 2

24

100

43

60

65

59

24

3 546

Total % 38.8% 31.7% 2.2% 2.2% 2.0% 1.8% 1.8% 1.6% 1.5% 1.5% 1.1% 1.1% 0.7% 0.7% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.5% 98.0% 1.5% 0.5% 100.0%

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Appendix 2

Table 7a: In which state do you currently reside? (percentage by state group) North Dakota

Minnesota

All Others

# of Respondent

N

% per state

N

% per state

N

% per state

A&S

195

72

34.0%

75

43.4%

48

29.8%

BPA

100

45

21.2%

34

19.7%

21

13.0%

EHD

43

28

13.2%

9

5.2%

6

3.7%

JDOSAS

60

11

5.2%

7

4.0%

42

26.1%

NURS

65

32

15.1%

18

10.4%

15

9.3%

SEM

59

18

8.5%

17

9.8%

24

14.9%

SMHS

24

6

2.8%

13

7.5%

5

3.1%

Total

546

212

100.0%

173

100.0%

161

100.0%

College

Table 7b: In which state do you currently reside? (percentage by college)

North Dakota

Minnesota

All Others

# of Respondent

N

% per college

N

% per college

N

% per college

A&S

195

72

36.9%

75

38.5%

48

24.6%

BPA

100

45

45.0%

34

34.0%

21

21.0%

EHD

43

28

65.1%

9

20.9%

6

14.0%

JDOSAS

60

11

18.3%

7

11.7%

42

70.0%

NURS

65

32

49.2%

18

27.7%

15

23.1%

SEM

59

18

30.5%

17

28.8%

24

40.7%

SMHS

24

6

25.0%

13

54.2%

5

20.8%

Total

546

212

38.8%

173

31.7%

161

29.5%

College

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Appendix 2

Table 8. Retention in North Dakota Retention in North Dakota

Current Residence ND

Percentage retained from ND HS to current ND resident->

High School Location

MN

Other states

Other countries

Unknown

Total

65.3%

ND

219

143

34

38

4

0

219

MN

201

44

122

32

2

1

201

Other states Other countries

114

22

15

76

1

0

114

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Unknown

12

3

2

4

1

2

12

Total

546

212

173

150

8

3

546

Table 9. Do you believe there are job opportunities for you in your area of interest in North Dakota?

Believe there are job opportunity in ND

# of Respondent

ND high school graduate

MN high school graduate

Other state high school graduate

Unknown

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

Yes

357

65.4%

161

73.5%

119

59.2%

67

58.8%

10

83.3%

No

95

17.4%

31

14.2%

40

19.9%

24

21.1%

0

0.0%

Not Sure

84

23.5%

22

10.0%

37

18.4%

23

20.2%

2

16.7%

Did not report

10

1.8%

5

2.3%

5

2.5%

0

0.0%

0

0.0%

Total

546

100.0%

219

100.0%

201

100.0%

114

100.0%

12

100.0%

Table 10. If a job were available in your area of interest would you want employment in North Dakota?

Want employment in ND

# of Respondent

ND high school graduate

MN high school graduate

Other state high school graduate

Unknown

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

Yes

271

49.6%

155

70.8%

65

32.3%

45

39.5%

6

50.0%

No

161

29.5%

31

14.2%

79

39.3%

48

42.1%

3

25.0%

Not Sure

102

18.7%

28

12.8%

52

25.9%

19

16.7%

3

25.0%

Did not report

12

2.2%

5

2.3%

5

2.5%

2

1.8%

0

0.0%

Total

546

100.0%

219

100.0%

201

100.0%

114

100.0%

12

100.0%

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Appendix 2

Table 11. What is your current annual salary? (assistantships excluded) Self-reported salary

College A&S

BPA

EHD

JDOSAS

NURS

SEM

SMHS

Total

F:M Mean Ratio

Gender

N

Mean

Female

55

$30,535

Male Total

45 100

$43,005 $36,146

Female

29

$41,018

$16,500

$75,000

Male Total

48 77

$45,342 $43,713

$25,000 $16,500

$100,000 $100,000

Female

27

$31,200

$18,000

$44,772

Male Total

4 31

$34,000 $31,561

$24,000 $18,000

$40,000 $44,772

Female

5

$42,200

$10,000

$68,000

Male Total

41 46

$37,347 $37,874

$14,000 $10,000

$84,275 $84,275

Female

47

$45,106

$24,000

$99,000

Male Total

5 52

$48,578 $45,440

$36,000 $24,000

$63,690 $99,000

Female

1

$24,000

$24,000

$24,000

Male Total

48 49

$56,797 $56,128

$16,640 $16,640

$150,000 $150,000

Female

15

$48,533

$30,000

$47,000

Male Total

4 19

$34,475 $45,574

$20,000 $20,000

$46,000 $74,000

Female

179

$37,957

$10,000

$99,000

Male Total

195 374

$45,569 $41,926

$14,000 $10,000

$150,000 $150,000

71.0%

90.5%

91.8%

113.0%

92.9%

42.3%

140.8%

83.3%

Minimum

Maximum

$15,000

$65,000

$18,000 $15,000

$90,000 $90,000

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Appendix 2

Table 11-1. If you received a bonus package (signing bonus), what was the dollar amount?

Bonus package < $1000 $1,000 $1,400 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $3,600 $5,000 $6,500 $7,500 $8,000 $10,000 > $10,000

A&S 2

BPA

EHD 1

NURS

SEM

1

1

SMHS

1 1 2 2 1 1

1

1

1 1

1 3

1

1 1 1

1 1

1

3

other (stocks, tuition) Total nbr by clg

JDOSAS

1 9

9

1

3

1

3

5

3

Total 3 1 1 2 4 1 3 1 1 6 1 1 1 2 3 2 33

Table 12. Average annual salary by college and current residing state (assistantships excluded) Total Number of Survey Respondents

Residing in North Dakota

Residing in Minnesota

Residing in States Other than ND & MN

College

N

Average salary

N

Average salary

N

Average salary

N

Average salary

A&S

100

$36,146

42

$31,945

43

$37,169

13

$44,438

BPA

77

$43,713

34

$40,226

23

$45,887

20

$47,141

EHD

31

$31,561

19

$31,034

7

$31,000

5

$34,354

JDOSAS

46

$37,874

10

$29,250

5

$32,200

31

$41,572

NURS

52

$45,440

27

$39,151

16

$52,586

9

$51,602

SEM

49

$56,128

14

$52,189

15

$48,043

18

$67,721

SMHS

19

$45,574

5

$37,380

10

$52,600

4

$38,250

Total Respondents

374

$41,926

151

$36,862

119

$43,023

100

$48,174

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Appendix 2

Table 13-1. Did you participate in an internship or co-op program?

College

Number of respondents answered this question

A&S

Participated in an internship or co-op

Did not participate in an internship or co-op

N

% per college

N

% per college

193

48

24.9%

145

75.1%

BPA

99

49

49.5%

50

50.5%

EHD

43

17

39.5%

26

60.5%

JDOSAS

59

21

35.6%

38

64.4%

NURS

65

28

43.1%

37

56.9%

SEM

59

31

52.5%

28

47.5%

SMHS

24

12

50.0%

12

50.0%

Total

542

206

38.0%

336

62.0%

Table 13-2. How closely is your current position related to the education you received at UND?

College

Number of respondents answered this question

A&S

Directly Related

Somewhat Related

Not at all Related

N

% per college

N

% per college

N

% per college

165

56

33.9%

54

32.7%

55

33.3%

BPA

99

56

56.6%

32

32.3%

11

11.1%

EHD

40

28

70.0%

8

20.0%

4

10.0%

JDOSAS

59

43

72.9%

6

10.2%

10

16.9%

NURS

63

58

92.1%

2

3.2%

3

4.8%

SEM

58

35

60.3%

18

31.0%

5

8.6%

SMHS

22

18

81.8%

3

13.6%

1

4.5%

Total

506

294

58.1%

123

24.3%

89

17.6%

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Appendix 2

Table 13-3. (of the students participating in an internship/co-op) Did you accept permanent employment with your internship/co-op employer?

Yes

No

College

Number of respondents answered this question

N

% per college

N

% per college

A&S

47

8

17.0%

39

83.0%

BPA

50

16

32.0%

34

68.0%

EHD

16

5

31.3%

11

68.8%

JDOSAS

23

8

34.8%

15

65.2%

NURS

29

14

48.3%

15

51.7%

SEM

31

9

29.0%

22

71.0%

SMHS

13

9

69.2%

4

30.8%

Total

209

69

33.0%

140

67.0%

Table 14-1. Did you participate in an internship or co-op program? (by the position related to the UND education)

Nbr of participants Internship or Co-op Program Participation

Completed an internship or co-op Did not participate in an internship or co-op Overall

(responding to both questions)

N

%

How closely the position related to the UND education Somewhat Not at all Directly related related related N % N % N %

Total respondents N %

196

39%

135

68.9%

41

20.9%

20

10.2%

196

100.0%

306

61%

156

51.0%

82

26.8%

68

22.2%

306

100.0%

502

100%

291

58.0%

123

24.5%

88

17.5%

502

100.0%

Table 14-2. Average annual salary by internship or co-op participation

Internship or Co-op Program Participation

Annual Salary - Male

Annual Salary - Female

Annual Salary - Total *

N

Mean

N

Mean

N

Mean

Completed an internship or co-op

75

$47,756

77

$41,058

152

$44,362

Did not participate in an internship or co-op

119

$44,044

100

$35,719

219

$40,243

N=number of respondents who provided their salary

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Appendix 2

Table 15-1. Did you use the services of or attend events sponsored by UND Career Services/Cooperative Education while you studied at UND? (by college)

Number of participants who answered this question

Had Used Career Services

Had Not Used Career Services

Total

Total

College

N

N

%

N

%

A&S BPA EHD JDOSAS NURS SEM SMHS Total

191 96 41 57 63 58 23 529

79 65 15 24 36 42 2 263

41.4% 67.7% 36.6% 42.1% 57.1% 72.4% 8.7% 49.7%

112 31 26 33 27 16 21 266

58.6% 32.3% 63.4% 57.9% 42.9% 27.6% 91.3% 50.3%

Table 15-2: Did you use the services of or attend events sponsored by UND Career Services/ Cooperative Education while you studied at UND? (by the position related to the UND education)

Your current position related to the education you received at UND

Number of participants who answered both questions

Had Used Career Services

Had Not Used Career Services

Total

Total

N

N

%

N

%

Directly related

284

147

51.8%

137

48.2%

Somewhat related

119

59

49.6%

60

50.4%

Not at all related

86

43

50.0%

43

50.0%

Total

489

249

50.9%

240

49.1%

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Appendix 3

Ten Year Trends Table 16: Response rate of graduates Report Year

20022003

20032004

20042005

20052006

20062007

20072008

20082009

20092010

20102011

20112012

Graduation Year

20002001

20012002

20022003

20032004

20042005

20052006

20062007

20072008

20082009

20092010

Response Rate

54.6%

53.8%

42.0%

50.2%

44.2%

37.0%

40.2%

38.5%

39.3%

43.3%

Table 17: Percent employed or a student UND Graduation

20002001

20012002

20022003

20032004

20042005

20052006

20062007

20072008

20082009

20092010

A&S

96.3%

96.6%

97.7%

96.8%

97.3%

96.1%

95.8%

93.2%

94.2%

96.4%

BPA

97.2%

97.2%

97.1%

95.0%

97.7%

97.3%

99.3%

98.2%

98.3%

97.0%

EHD

98.4%

98.4%

90.0%

96.9%

93.5%

94.4%

97.9%

97.3%

97.1%

88.4%

JDOSAS

97.5%

97.5%

92.9%

95.9%

99.2%

100.0%

96.0%

94.1%

95.5%

98.3%

NURS

98.3%

98.3%

100.0%

98.0%

94.9%

97.5%

96.9%

98.1%

100.0%

98.5%

SEM

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

97.6%

94.0%

93.9%

96.6%

SMHS

97.1%

97.1%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

91.7%

Overall

97.4%

96.5%

96.4%

96.6%

97.4%

97.5%

97.3%

95.5%

96.7%

96.2%

Table 18: What is your current annual salary? (*Assistantships excluded)

20002001

20012002*

20022003*

20032004*

20042005*

20052006*

20062007*

20072008

20082009

20092010

A&S

$28,209

$30,110

$30,790

$28,425

$31,522

$33,829

$34,786

$37,058

$33,369

$36,146

BPA

$36,788

$35,588

$43,188

$38,865

$38,857

$41,163

$41,052

$41,267

$40,832

$43,713

UND Graduation

EHD

$25,571

$27,820

$25,867

$28,700

$31,369

$31,510

$29,336

$30,154

$29,018

$31,561

JDOSAS

$37,739

$33,376

$31,287

$34,317

$32,673

$32,635

$38,035

$33,665

$33,493

$37,874

NURS

$38,521

$39,348

$41,229

$39,485

$43,236

$45,014

$42,161

$48,347

$41,981

$45,440

SEM

$50,417

$44,072

$48,062

$50,340

$55,945

$56,232

$63,450

$62,306

$54,722

$56,128

SMHS

$43,955

$39,173

$41,612

$47,350

$39,933

$44,111

$45,325

$45,543

$46,467

$45,574

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Appendix 3

Table 19: How closely is your current position related to your education? UND Graduation

20002001

20012002

20022003

20032004

20042005

20052006

20062007

20072008

20082009

20092010

Directly Related

62.0%

62.6%

68.1%

58.6%

59.0%

62.6%

62.2%

63.9%

57.3%

58.1%

Somewhat Related

26.6%

26.1%

22.3%

27.3%

27.2%

26.9%

26.1%

24.7%

26.4%

24.3%

Not at all Related

11.4%

11.3%

9.6%

14.1%

13.8%

10.5%

11.7%

11.4%

16.3%

17.6%

Table 20: Do you believe there are job opportunities in your area of interest in North Dakota? UND Graduation

20002001

20012002

20022003

20032004

20042005

20052006

20062007

20072008

20082009

20092010

Yes

51.2%

50.8%

68.1%

55.4%

57.6%

59.7%

59.0%

64.2%

61.8%

65.4%

No

33.7%

32.1%

22.3%

29.9%

26.8%

26.3%

24.0%

18.1%

20.0%

17.4%

Not Sure

15.1%

17.1%

9.6%

14.7%

15.6%

13.2%

15.5%

16.7%

17.0%

23.5%

Table 21: If a job were available in your area of interest, would you want employment in ND? UND Graduation

20002001

20012002

20022003

20032004

20042005

20052006

20062007

20072008

20082009

20092010

Yes

41.0%

44.2%

46.9%

42.6%

44.4%

42.0%

40.6%

46.9%

51.2%

49.6%

No

34.8%

34.6%

31.9%

32.3%

34.4%

36.7%

37.0%

31.0%

25.8%

29.5%

Not Sure

24.2%

21.2%

21.2%

25.1%

21.2%

20.6%

21.7%

21.5%

22.2%

18.7%

Table 22: Retention of North Dakota High School Graduates in North Dakota after attending UND UND Graduation ND High School Graduates Current ND residency Percent Retained in ND

20002001

20012002

20022003

20032004

20042005

20052006

20062007

20072008

20082009

20092010

424

367

411

339

348

224

314

288

282

219

211

205

209

175

183

119

151

173

186

143

49.8%

55.9%

50.9%

51.6%

52.6%

53.1%

48.1%

60.1%

66.0%

65.3%

Table 23: Retention of Minnesota High School Graduates in North Dakota after attending UND 20002001

20012002

20022003

20032004

20042005

20052006

20062007

20072008

20082009

20082009

20092010

MN High School Graduates

236

217

214

186

203

188

228

197

215

215

201

Current ND resident

44

44

42

39

34

31

40

42

49

49

44

Percent Retained in ND from MN

18.6%

20.3%

19.6%

21.0%

16.7%

16.5%

17.5%

21.3%

22.8%

22.8%

21.9%

UND Graduation

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Appendix 3

Chart 1. Percentage of graduates reporting to be either employed or a student

Chart 2. North Dakota employment of UND graduates who attended a ND high school

Chart 3. North Dakota employment of UND graduates who attended a MN high school

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ACCOUNTANCY ACCOUNTING AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL AIRPORT MANAGEMENT ANTHROPOLOGY ATHLETIC TRAINING ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES AVIATION MANAGEMENT AVIATION SYSTEMS MGMT BANK AND FINANCE ECONOMICS BIOLOGY BIOLOGY/PRE‐HEALTH BUSINESS ECONOMICS BUSINESS EDUCATION CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY CIVIL ENGINEERING CLASSICAL LANGUAGE CLASSICAL STUDIES CLINICAL LABORATORY SCI COMMERCIAL AVIATION COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS COMMUNITY NUTRITION COMPOSITE MAJOR IN SOCIAL STUDIES COMPUTER SCIENCE CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES CYTOTECHNOLOGY DIETETICS EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ECONOMICS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ELEMENTARY ED/EARLY CHILD ELEMENTARY EDUCATION ENGLISH ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCE FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE BIOL FLIGHT EDUCATION

Primary degree major Description N

13 12 17 7 1 2 3 3 1 6 20 2 2 1 9 2 15 1 1 19 36 17 8 4 1 2 16 1 5 2 1 14 5 19 10 1 1 4 1

Total nonmissing responses

respondents are included if they provided a response for all of the items below

N

100% 100% 65% 100% 100% 0% 100% 100% 83% 20% 100% 100% 78% 80% 100% 89% 92% 59% 25% 25% 100% 100% 44% 100% 100% 100% 86% 100% 74% 60% 100% 100% 50% 100%

13 12 11 7 1

3 1 5 4 2 1 7 12 1 17 33 10 2 1 1 2 7 1 5 2 12 5 14 6 1 1 2 1

%

In-field/Related N

5% 30%

25%

1 3

1

38%

6

7%

50%

2

1

6% 24%

13%

22%

17% 25%

67%

29%

2 4

2

2

1 5

2

5

%

Employed Unrelated field N

13 5 15 9 1 1 3 1

17 35 14 2 3 1 2 13 1 5 2

14 1

2 1 9

2 3 1 6 9

13 12 16 7 1

93% 100% 79% 90% 100% 100% 75% 100%

89% 97% 82% 25% 75% 100% 100% 81% 100% 100% 100%

93% 100%

100% 100% 100%

67% 100% 100% 100% 45%

100% 100% 94% 100% 100%

%

N

1

%

5%

N

2

2

2

1

1

7%

6%

11%

13%

11%

%

Employment or Student Unemployed Not seeking Seeking Total Employed

Table 24: Employment summary by major

N

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1

25%

5% 10%

100% 7%

1 1 1 1

6%

3% 18% 75% 25%

100%

100%

55% 100%

100% 33%

1

1 3 6 1

1

2

11 2

2 1

%

Currently a student

Appendix 4


FORENSIC SCIENCE GENERAL STUDIES GEOGRAPHY GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING GERMAN GRAPHIC DESIGN & NEW ART MEDIA GRAPHIC DESIGN TECHNOLOGY HISTORY HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS INVESTMENTS MANAGEMENT MANAGERIAL FINANCE AND CORPORATE  ACCOUNTING MARKETING MATHEMATICS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MUSIC EDUCATION MUSIC PERFORMANCE NURSING OCCUP SAFE AND ENVIR HEALTH OTHERS PHILOSOPHY PHYSICAL EDUCATION PHYSICS POLITICAL SCIENCE PSYCHOLOGY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SECONDARY EDUCATION SOCIAL SCIENCE SOCIAL STUDIES SOCIAL WORK SOCIOLOGY SPANISH THEATRE VISUAL ARTS z_All

Primary degree major Description N

17 7 20 3 1 56 1 2 1 2 1 8 28 2 1 1 2 9 9 2 1 4 538

11 11 6 1 1 2 2 3 2 5 3 8 17 3

Total nonmissing responses

96% 100% 100%

13% 29% 50% 100% 100% 56% 44% 100% 25% 70%

54 1 2

1 8 1 1 2 5 4 2 1 376

100% 50% 67% 100% 100% 67% 100% 71% 100%

2 1 2 2 5 2 8 12 3 82% 71% 95% 100%

27% 45% 67% 100%

3 5 4 1

%

14 5 19 3

N

In-field/Related N

2 72

2 3

50% 13%

22% 33%

13% 29% 50%

50%

1 1 8 1

100% 2%

1 1

18%

3

12%

33%

1

2

50% 33%

18% 45%

1 1

2 5

%

Employed Unrelated field

2 7 7 2

2 16 2 1

1

16 5 19 3 1 55 1 2

2 2 3 2 5 3 8 15 3

5 10 4 1

3 448

N

75% 83%

100% 78% 78% 100%

25% 57% 100% 100%

50%

94% 71% 95% 100% 100% 98% 100% 100%

100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 88% 100%

45% 91% 67% 100%

%

N

5

1

1

1

1

4%

2%

9%

1%

11%

%

N

13

1

1

2

1

9%

2%

100%

100%

12%

%

Employment or Student Unemployed Not seeking Seeking Total Employed N

1 72

1 2

1 1 1 6 11

25% 13%

11% 22%

100% 50% 100% 75% 39%

6% 29% 5%

100%

1

1 2 1

33%

45%

2

5

%

Currently a student

Appendix 4

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Appendix 4

Table 25: Salary data by major Missing data may indicate that the salary data was not provided or that the graduate is currently a student and working toward another degree.

Description ACCOUNTANCY ACCOUNTING AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL AIRPORT MANAGEMENT ANTHROPOLOGY ATHLETIC TRAINING ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES AVIATION MANAGEMENT AVIATION SYSTEMS MGMT BANK AND FINANCE ECONOMICS BIOLOGY BIOLOGY/PRE‐HEALTH BUSINESS ECONOMICS BUSINESS EDUCATION CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY CIVIL ENGINEERING CLASSICAL LANGUAGE CLASSICAL STUDIES CLINICAL LABORATORY SCI COMMERCIAL AVIATION COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND  DISORDERS COMMUNITY NUTRITION COMPOSITE MAJOR IN SOCIAL STUDIES COMPUTER SCIENCE CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES CYTOTECHNOLOGY DIETETICS EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ECONOMICS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ELEMENTARY ED/EARLY CHILD ELEMENTARY EDUCATION ENGLISH ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL GEOSCIENCE FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE BIOL FLIGHT EDUCATION FORENSIC SCIENCE GENERAL STUDIES GEOGRAPHY GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING GERMAN GRAPHIC DESIGN & NEW ART MEDIA GRAPHIC DESIGN TECHNOLOGY HISTORY

Analysis Variable : Salary Salary N Obs N Mean 13 11 $47,818 13 11 $49,173 17 15 $46,132 7 7 $47,357 1 0 2 1 $20,000 3 1 $15,000 3 2 $32,500 1 1 $74,000 6 5 $35,158 20 7 $38,143 2 1 $20,800 2 1 $54,000 1 1 $31,000 9 7 $54,543 2 0 16 12 $51,028 1 0 1 0 19 15 $50,060 36 28 $33,795 17 14 $29,649 8 1 $25,937 4 1 2 16 1 5 3 1 14 5 19 10 1 1 4 1 11 11 6 1 2 2 2 3

3 0 1 11 1 3 2 0 12 5 11 6 0 1 1 0 4 9 3 1 0 1 2 3

$42,000 $45,000 $28,735 $35,000 $38,667 $25,000 $64,099 $26,500 $30,882 $29,667

Std Dev $8,600 $6,317 $19,616 $11,961

Minimum $30,000 $41,000 $14,000 $32,000

Maximum $65,000 $63,000 $84,275 $70,000

$32,754

$20,000 $15,000 $25,000 $74,000 $30,000 $20,000 $20,800 $54,000 $31,000 $20,000

$20,000 $15,000 $40,000 $74,000 $40,000 $70,000 $20,800 $54,000 $31,000 $110,000

$19,005

$24,000

$100,000

$13,775 $14,798 $11,744

$30,000 $15,000 $15,080 $25,937

$74,000 $72,000 $50,000 $25,937

$18,000

$24,000

$60,000

$6,429 $0

$45,000 $10,000 $35,000 $34,000 $25,000

$45,000 $52,000 $35,000 $46,000 $25,000

$30,093 $5,431 $6,961 $9,026

$16,640 $18,000 $18,000 $18,000

$150,000 $32,000 $40,000 $45,000

$39,000 $41,000

$39,000 $41,000

$20,000 $25,000 $22,880 $45,000

$28,200 $61,000 $65,000 $45,000

$27,000 $20,000 $15,000

$27,000 $30,000 $90,000

$10,607 $4,279 $19,222

$12,232

$39,000 $41,000 $24,300 $47,111 $42,640 $45,000 $27,000 $25,000 $50,000

$3,928 $12,494 $21,180

$7,071 $37,749

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Appendix 4

Description HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS INVESTMENTS MANAGEMENT MANAGERIAL FINANCE AND CORPORATE  ACCOUNTING MARKETING MATHEMATICS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MUSIC EDUCATION MUSIC PERFORMANCE NURSING OCCUP SAFE AND ENVIR HEALTH OTHERS PHILOSOPHY PHYSICAL EDUCATION PHYSICS POLITICAL SCIENCE PSYCHOLOGY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SECONDARY EDUCATION SOCIAL SCIENCE SOCIAL STUDIES SOCIAL WORK SOCIOLOGY SPANISH THEATRE VISUAL ARTS

Analysis Variable : Salary Salary N Obs N Mean 2 2 $26,350 5 5 $50,500 3 3 $40,401 8 4 $32,250 17 11 $39,591 3 3 $41,667 17 7 20 3 1 57 1 2 1 2 1 8 28 2 1 1 2 9 9 2 1 4

13 4 18 3 1 47 1 2 0 2 0 3 11 1 1 0 2 7 4 1 0 2

Std Dev $1,909 $9,421 $9,408 $5,737 $13,234 $6,658

Minimum $25,000 $40,000 $31,200 $27,000 $16,500 $34,000

Maximum $27,700 $60,000 $50,003 $39,000 $60,000 $46,000

$20,600 $5,123 $10,845 $2,874

$5,657

$21,320 $32,000 $43,000 $30,000 $48,000 $30,000 $57,000 $22,000

$100,000 $44,000 $77,000 $35,250 $48,000 $99,000 $57,000 $30,000

$30,000

$0

$30,000

$30,000

$23,333 $33,164 $75,000 $44,772

$5,686 $9,983

$17,000 $15,000 $75,000 $44,772

$28,000 $52,000 $75,000 $44,772

$30,150 $34,163 $47,250 $35,000

$8,697 $6,561 $23,528

$24,000 $27,040 $25,000 $35,000

$36,300 $42,000 $70,000 $35,000

$23,500

$9,192

$17,000

$30,000

$50,332 $37,250 $56,413 $31,949 $48,000 $46,019 $57,000 $26,000

$12,637

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Appendix 5

Qualitative Information Gathered from Why or Why Not (live in ND) Responses "If a job available in  your area of  interest, would you  want employment in  ND?" No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No

Comment I would prefer to live somewhere else Weather & lack of varying opportunities Weather I like where I live.  ND is too cold & flat. Location, weather I lived there for 5 years and wanted to try something different No interest to live in ND I wanted to move to be closer to my fiancee Comfortable in current city I'm from New York I want to live in a big city Lack of culture and political possibilities Too cold! Poor pay, bad working conditions I like mountains, lakes, & outdoor activities, Personal things I enjoy seem to be scarce in North Dakota Too cold Just moved to Texas for family reasons Don't like the geography Weather.  Not much to do.  I like big city living. I have an established consulting practice in Seattle Too remote, not enough entertainment Live in CA with fiance, he can't leave job Lack of diversity, strong winters My husband is currently stationed in CA & I have no desire to move back to ND I need to move back to TX so I can be closer to my family Not at this time, in the future I would It's North Dakota Too remote Want to be in CA Weather I don't like it there Area is too small, cold, and not enough culture No family in the area and it's North Daktoa. I live in Minnesota Can't relocate due to spouse's job location My family is in MN Was hoping to try a territory Already happily employed Family resides in Minnesota I like living in the twin cities and being close to my family, and I love my job here Family is in Minnesota Don't want to live in ND Wanted to move back to MN I feel employment in a major city has larger opportunities I enjoy the topography better in Minnesota Too cold, nothing to do, no family Pay grade is much lower in ND I do not want to live in ND Born and raised a Minneapolis gal; very happy w/ job Have always resided in MN, close to family, 3 children in school I am from MN and planned to return after graduation No desire to live in North Dakota Married & live in MN Too far from family My family is from Minnesota MN is my home Happy where I am ‐ Not a huge fan living in ND Reside in MN ‐ Rochester I have a personal preference to be in the Minneapolis/St Paul area Because I don't want to work there Like MN area better I like Minnesota better. Because I live in MN & currently have a job there Have a job in MN I like my job I wanted to return to Minnesota I'd like to move to the east coast with my family Family reasons From MN, got 1st job in ND though Enjoyed working for a year after graduation, but moved back to a position in Minnesota because of proximity to  family Lack of opportunity & progressive belief as well as diversity We want to raise our family in our home town. I like living in the Twin Cities wife will not live in North Dakota Family and home state of Minnesota preferred

State of HS  Graduation ND ND MT ND MN MN ND AZ NY MN ND OK OR MN AZ UT WA MN TX WA MN ND ND TX ND TX MN CA

Category Prefer another location Climate Climate Family/closer to home Climate Looking for change Prefer another location Family/closer to home Prefer another location Prefer another location Prefer a larger city Prefer another location Climate Salary

MN WI IL NM OR WA IA MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN

Geography Climate Family/closer to home Geography Climate/prefer a larger city Job opportunities Prefer another location Family/closer to home Prefer more diversity Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Would like to return to ND Prefer another location Prefer another location Prefer another location Climate Prefer another location Prefer another location Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Job opportunities Prefer another location Family/closer to home Prefer another location Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Prefer another location Family/closer to home Job opportunities Geography climate Salary Prefer another location Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Prefer another location Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Prefer another location Family/closer to home Prefer another location Job opportunities Prefer another location Prefer another location Job opportunities Job opportunities Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home

MN MN MN MN MN MN

Family/closer to home Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home

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Appendix 5

Qualitative Information Gathered from Why or Why Not (live in ND) Responses "If a job available in  your area of  interest, would you  want employment in  ND?" No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure

Comment Family in MN I would not want to live in North Dakota, it's too far away from family Minnesota is better From Minnesota & want to stay here Family and friends are in MN ND is not an enjoyable place to live. Family is in MN, otherwise we would have stayed I like larger cities than those in ND Live in MN, have kids in school here Prefer to stay in Minnesota Education Systems I have a lot of areas of interest, but I'm now pursuing a grad program & most of my family lives in MN Not planning on moving Significant other has employment in MN so unable to move Husband works in MN I enjoy big city life I don't want to live in ND.  Minneapolis is more fun. St. Cloud is my home now ‐ 10 years + Not enough opportunity for marketing I'm currently employed in Minnesota Much more money in Minnesota Difficult commute for airlines Not fond of the geography Attached to another person residing in MN Got one at home (MT) I want to live in Denver Too conservative, cold, lack of multiculturalism Not interested in working out of the home at ths time I am employed in Minnesota For answers 8 and 9, I am in law school.  No job hunting with sociology. Moving back to MN Would like to live elsewhere Moved to ND as a child, winters are too harsh for my arthritis I'd like to move west, partially due to adversities caused by oil boom.  That being said, I am currently working in  my field in ND ‐ but for experience, I'll move soon Want to move from the state to experience new things Family reasons Too cold & lack of career choices Want to be closer to family Currently work & live in Ohio Family on East Coast, cold climate No family in the area Yes to opportunities, no to relocation.  My family is in SD so I wouldn't permanently move. Too cold and flat Too cold Weather ‐ too cold Winter Unfavorable weather/climate Do not like the area, small city No family, geography, too cold! I have moved on to my Masters & plan to stay in Minnesota Too rural Currently happy with our living situation and jobs Seeking other opportunities in Wisconsin Want to live in big city ‐ Minneapolis, Chicago, etc It's far from my family Away from family, but good job outlook Money (or lack thereof) Yes, depends on pay/size of airport Would depend on salary and location Too cold, not much to do Depends on the job Depends on location in ND Possibly, depends on the job It would depend on location and type of work I would live in GF or Fargo w/ the right employment opportunity (before I moved to MN, now it would be  difficult to go back to ND) ND is ag reat place to live, I'd prefer Fargo over Grand Forks because there is more to do & more young  professionals I would have to think long and hard about it. It's cold There are too many unknown variables to aswer this, i.e. beyond being of interest Minneapolis is my hometown ‐ most family & friends reside here.  It would have to be a good offer & benefits. Not close to family Depends on the job Regional politics Depends on particulars of job

State of HS  Graduation MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MT ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND SD WI WI MT WA MN MN MN MN MN ND ND

Category Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Prefer another location Prefer another location Family/closer to home Prefer another location Family/closer to home Prefer a larger city Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Prefer another location Job opportunities Job opportunities Prefer a larger city Prefer a larger city Prefer another location Job opportunities Job opportunities Salary Prefer another location Geography Prefer another location Family/closer to home Prefer another location climate/people Job opportunities Job opportunities Job opportunities Prefer another location Looking for change climate

ND ND ND ND WI OH NY MN SD AK NE AL OH WI MN MN MN ND WI WI WY MN MN ND MN WA MN ND ND MT ND

Looking for change Looking for change Family/closer to home climate/job opportunities Family/closer to home Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Job opportunities climate / geography climate climate climate climate Prefer a larger city Family/closer to home Job opportunities Prefer a larger city Job opportunities Job opportunities Prefer a larger city Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Salary Salary Salary Climate Job opportunities Prefer another location Job opportunities Job opportunities

WY

Job opportunities

MN MN MN MN

Like ND unsure climate unsure

MN MN MN MN MN

Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Job opportunities Prefer another location Job opportunities

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Appendix 5

Qualitative Information Gathered from Why or Why Not (live in ND) Responses "If a job available in  your area of  interest, would you  want employment in  ND?" Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Not sure Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

State of HS  Graduation MN MN MN MN MN MN

Category Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Prefer another location Looking for change Job opportunities Prefer another location

There are some careers in Engineering in ND but not a lot and not entirely in what I would want to do I would like to live somewhere other than North Dakota Family East Border (Grand Forks, Fargo).  I like the location. I wouldn't be opposed to it, but am happy where I am currently

MN MN MN MN MN

Job opportunities Prefer another location Family/closer to home Like ND Prefer another location

The nonprofit job industry doesn't seem as strong in ND; but I would consider it for the right position/cause I have lived there my whole life ('til 23).  It's a bit old hat.  I am into Big City (metro) life currently. Lived in ND whole life ‐ Have to spread my wings for a while before coming back Pay difference & housing Depends on where my husband can find work Sick of North Dakota.  Want to venture out. It would depend on the offer and the city. Slow airports Depends upon salary/pay Far from home Too cold, little culture, same food, conservative It may be time to get out of ND Super cold Might want a change in scenery Pay, rent all of concern Only if the employment was available in a large city such as Fargo, Bismarck There is no culture west of the Red River Valley Depends on where my medical training takes me I don't want to stay in North Dakota Bad weather, nothing to do The weather

ND ND ND ND ND ND ND MT MT HI IN MN ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND CO

Job opportunities Prefer a larger city Looking for change Salary Job opportunities Looking for change Job opportunities Quality of life Salary Family/closer to home climate Looking for change climate Looking for change Cost of living Job opportunities Quality of life Job opportunities Looking for change climate climate

It's a catch 22, bad winter weather and small town, but a great place to raise a family and low cost of living Because it would depend on what kind of planes/jets I would be flying East ND would be ok.  Not interested in W. ND Not sure if moving back now is the right move Like the culture and the people North Dakota is a good place & quiet place to live.  I enjoy it studying at UND. Pay would have to match I think D1 athletics has a lot of potential for growth between NDSU and UND Low crime rate, cost of living Great state & great outdoors It was a good place to live; I enjoyed it while I was there Previously held employment at Altru in Grand Forks My wife is from ND It's a good state to raise a family I would consider living in ND later in life. I loved living in ND I like the state and western plains Want to be close to family, who all live in ND Safe place to live, handled recession well, good economy, friends and family there My friends & family live here. Great standard of living I thoroughly enjoyed my time in ND and believe in what the state stands for To live near my parents & in a low crime state & low population area Closer to family Was willing to stay in Nodak just didn't seem opportunistic I wouldn't mind living in ND Too windy, but enjoy the people & hunting opportunities It is close enough to my parents to visit often I would be working in my field of interest I liked living in ND Depends on hours available & position Because it is a job I work in ND now at 2 facilities If it is close to Moorhead I would Good economy, growing cities None are available for UND grads.  Would take any job in my area. if it paid well Looking for employment North Dakota is a good place to settle down I love and miss North Dakota.  Opportunities were more abundant and better paying in Minnesota.

AZ OR MN WI ND AZ NY ND ND ND WA MN MT MI CA CO MI ND ND ND ND ND ND SD MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN ND ND

climate / cost of living Job opportunities Prefer another location Prefer another location Like ND Like ND Salary Growing Future Cost of living Like ND Like ND Job opportunities Family/closer to home good place to raise a family Would like to return to ND Like ND Like ND Family/closer to home Growing Future Family/closer to home Like ND Like ND Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Job opportunities Like ND climate Family/closer to home Job opportunities Like ND Job opportunities Job opportunities Job opportunities Prefer another location Growing Future Job opportunities Salary Job opportunities Like ND Job opportunities

Job opportunities that I have found pay less in ND than MN, otherwise would like employment in ND

ND

Job opportunities

Comment Weather conditions, too far from family, but it would be a job so I might Close to family, have a job Larger businesses in MN, so may stay there It really depends where life takes me Already employed I would, but I would prefer MN

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Appendix 5

Qualitative Information Gathered from Why or Why Not (live in ND) Responses "If a job available in  your area of  interest, would you  want employment in  ND?" Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Comment Closer to my family.  I couldn't find anything of interest after I graduated so I moved to MN North Dakota is where I grew up Low cost of living, close to family Good education & job stability in ND schools Closer to family/friends I have a job in Grand Forks, ND I'm currently employed in North Dakota Be closer to family Safer place to live compared to places like California or NY Our community is good for raising a family This is home Doing meaningful work is one of my highest priorities.  I think that if I could find work that I would enjoy I could  live in many places. I am currently employed in ND Currently employed in ND It's a job Near family & friends; like the city I'm from the area, I'd be happy with a job that pays the bills My family lives in North Dakota Currently am employed in ND ‐ for opportunities I love Grand Forks Family lives here Great place to live North Dakota has a booming economy and is close to home Anywhere My family lives in ND & I want to live near them Would like to stay in state Close to home Enjoy being around family ND is a safe & economically stable state North Dakota is a great place to raise a family Great state North Dakota provides the best outdoor opportunities Close to family, like the area, good place to live I love ND ‐ born and raised here It's my home I like the area. Close to home Love being in the state I like the people here I live in ND I like North Dakota, my home state Family is here My family is here I would like to stay in ND & actually have a job w/ my degree ND is a great place to live, and family Grew up here, best state financially in the nation I like it here Because my husband is stationed at GFAFB I want to live close to my family Currently employed in an area of my interest in North Dakota This is my home state and I would like to stay here I'm from Grand Forks, ND, & would like to stay here. It is where my family lives I am a committed citizen of the state.  There are many opportunities to serve the people of ND

State of HS  Graduation ND ND ND ND ND WI MT WI

WY

Category Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Cost of living Like ND Family/closer to home Job opportunities Job opportunities Family/closer to home Quality of life good place to raise a family Family/closer to home

MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN MN ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND

Job opportunities Job opportunities Job opportunities Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Job opportunities Like ND Family/closer to home Like ND Job opportunities unsure Family/closer to home Like ND Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Quality of life good place to raise a family Like ND Recreation Family/closer to home Like ND Family/closer to home Like ND Family/closer to home Like ND People Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Like ND Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home

Home state, believe rural life is important to family‐raising and ND can benefit from grads staying here Because it's a nice place to live and work From around here & want to stay in this area Family is in ND Partly dependent on pay, but good communities in North Dakota Close to home, don't want to move far away Family here My family is in ND. Family, friends, financial reasons, cheaper cost of living

ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND

Family/closer to home Quality of life Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home

Safety jobs are everywhere.  The demand for trained professionals greatly exceeds the current market. Want to remain in ND; family & atmosphere I like the area, standard of living is good I'm from North Dakota Because I am from North Dakota. This is where I want to reside Family lives here Love the state, people, culture and feel"" Already do Yes, from western ND.  Lots of growth right now in any field of study Already employed

ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND

Job opportunities Family/closer to home Quality of life Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Like ND Like ND Growing Future Job opportunities

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Appendix 5

Qualitative Information Gathered from Why or Why Not (live in ND) Responses "If a job available in  your area of  interest, would you  want employment in  ND?" Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Comment Grew up here, but they need tuition assistance for grads who stay here ‐ would be a huge perk I like the state Always lived here I like the midwest Great part of the country, the people and a lot of opportunity in the area Family is here Because it's a great place to live Bought a house in GF, Family in GF Family I like ND Because I wish to reside in North Dakota It's a great state to live and one of the few states where it is a good time to be in real estate! I would like to be close to my family. My husband farms, so we are stuck here I have always wanted to remain in ND Family I love the people andoverall work ethic of the people here Where I raise my kids High unemployment ‐ competition ‐ higher salaries So far it's been a great state to live in. Low cost of living I still have friends out there and I did like the area. I'm not picky about location Closer to family Near family & friends Eventually I plan on coming back to ND for a job.  Currently I am in graduate school in a doctoral program in  psychology. I enjoyed my time in ND.  Really like this part of the country I enjoy living in ND I would like a job in the field I studied, it doesn't matter to me where I like North Dakota and the unemployment rate where I live is 90% I like the pace of life in ND & outdoor activities I miss ND. Loved it there. Better opportunity (maybe) Though I studied nutrition, I am an officer in the Air Force.  I change locations every 3‐4 years. Weather I live here Close to family Already am

State of HS  Graduation ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND OH SC SD SD SD WI WI NH NH MN ND

Category Family/closer to home Like ND Family/closer to home Like ND People Family/closer to home Quality of life Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Like ND Like ND Job opportunities Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Like ND Family/closer to home people good place to raise a family Job opportunities Like ND Cost of living Family/closer to home Like ND Family/closer to home Family/closer to home

ND NE ND SD SD MN MN WI ND MN MN ND ND

Would like to return to ND Like ND Like ND Job opportunities Job opportunities Quality of life Like ND Job opportunities Job opportunities climate Family/closer to home Family/closer to home Family/closer to home

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Appendix 6

Names of Employers

Employer Name 3M 424 Aviation Abbott Northwestern Accounting Firm Achieve Therapy & Fitness AGC Glass AgCountry Farm Credit Services Alerus Financial Alerus Financial Bank Allied Barton Altru Health System Amazon.com American Association of Airport Executives American Crystal Sugar Ameriprise Financial An engineering firm Anchorage Schlool District Anne Carlsen Center; ND Dept of Human Services Apple American Group Applebee's Grand Forks Applied Micro Circuits Arctic Cat Inc Arkansas Tech University ATK Armament Systems Aurora Medical Park Automotive Parts Headquarters Avis BAE Systems Barr Engineering Company Bath and Body Works Baxter Healthcare - Biolife LLP Baxter-Biolife Plasma Services Ben Franklin Elementary School Best Buy Bethany Retirement Living Billings Clinic Biolife Plasma Services Bis-Man Public Defender Office Bismarck State College Blarney Stone Irish Pub Blue Moose Bar & Grill Bobcat of Grand Forks Bootleggers & The Cabooze Border States Electric Braata's Auto Service Brady, Martz & Associates Burlington Northern/Santa Fe CAE Global Academy Phoenix Campus Crusade for Christ International Canad Inns Canadian Pacific Railroad Cargill Carlson Companies (CWT) Caterpilar Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Caulfield Studios Cavalier Public School Cedar Inn Cetero Research Cheyenne Eagle Butte School District Chicago Executive Airport

Number of respondents indicating employer name 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17 5 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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Appendix 6

Employer Name Choice Financial Group Citizens Assistance Programs City of St Cloud Codington Co Detention Center Colorado Springs Airport Colorado State University SLVRC Concorde General Agency Conservation Corps of Minnesota Covenant Enabling Residences CVIC D.O.D. - U.S. Navy Dakota Gasification Company Dakota Sales Dakota Staffing Solution Dakota Textbook & GF School District Deer River Healthcare Center Defense Finance and Accounting Service Deloitte & Touche LLP Delta Airlines Dennys Bar Department of Education, Kobe, Japan Department of Health & Human Services Department of Veterans Affairs Detroit Lakes / Rossman Elementary Devils Lake Public Schools DFAS DH Environmental, Inc (I am the owner/founder) Digi-Key Corporation Douglas Machine Drake University Eagle Well Service Earle Public School District Early Head Start East Grand Forks School District #595 Ecolab Edgebrook Care Center Edward Jones Investments EGF School District Eide Bailly LLP Elevate Property Management Emelson Emerson Process Management Enbridge Energy Endeavour Flight Training Inc Epicor Software Ernst & Young LLP Especially for Children Essentia Health Essentia Health - East Region, Duluth, MN Essentia Health St. Mary's Med Center Estelline Public Schools Evanston Police Department ExpressJet Airlines FAA Fairview Health Systems - UMMC Fairview Range Regional Health Systems - Hibbing, MN Fairview Ridges Hospital Fairview U of M Amplatz Children's Hospital Famous Dave's Fargo Public Schools Farmington Public Schools FBI Crime Lab - DNA Testing Federal Aviation Administration Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Number of respondents indicating employer name 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 6 1

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Appendix 6

Employer Name Federal Government FedEx Ground FHEG Fort Wayne Allen County Airport Authority Forum Communications Co Forum Communications Company Freelance Freewheel Bike Eden Prairie Gateway Bank Geo-Marine, Inc German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest GF Public Schlools GF Public Schools GFK Flight Support Glenburn Public School Good Samaritan Society Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Grabanski Farms Grand Forks Central / Target Grand Forks County Historical Society Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department Grand Forks Head Start Grand Forks Herald Grand Forks Public Schools Great Lakes Airlines Great River Energy Great Wolf Swim Team Gulf Interstate Engineering GWU Forensic Sciences Department / Jackson 20 Hagan Elementary Hanger P & O Hawley Police Department Hazen Elementary Education Health East Health System Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office Herbalife Holly Beck Surverying & Engineering Hospital Hugo's Family Marketplace Hummingbird Aviation Hutchison Technologies Independent School District 318 Indigo Signworks Institute for Clean and Secure Energy Iowa State University ISD 279 ISD 622 ISD 742 ISP 192 / City of Rosemount / MN Wild J. R. Simplot Jamestown Regional Medical Center Jenson A/C & Heating Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson Kaiser Permanente - Irvine, CA Karl Schmidt Unisia Keller Williams Realty KForce Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center Knowledge Learning Corp L&M Fleet Supply Lake Superior Consulting Lakewood Health Center, Baudette, MN Langdon Area Schools Lisbon Public Schools

Number of respondents indicating employer name 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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Employer Name Lockheed Martin LSS Data Systems Luther Group Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota Madeline Island School of the Arts Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen & Russ PA Main Street Square Maine Aero Services Marine Tech LLC Market Basket Marshall Public Schools Marvin Windows & Doors Math Teacher Press, Inc Maurices Incorporated Mayo Clinic Mayo Medical Center Mayville Products Corporation Mayville State University McDonald's McLeod County Medcenter One Mercy Medical Center Mesaba Airlines Metairie Small Animal Hospital Michaels Arts & Crafts Mini Kix Incorporated Minnesota Computer Minnesota Power Minnesota State University - Moorhead Monarch Management Monarch Management & Consulting Services Mountrail County Medical Center Mystic Lake Casino Hotel Native Landscaping NAVAIR ND Aeronautics Commission ND Department of Health ND Office of the State Auditor NDSU Nedrose Elementary School Nelson County Sheriff's Department New York Mint LLC North Dakota Air National Guard North Dakota State Hospital Ohio Air National Guard Old Navy OReilly Auto Parts Otter Tail Power Co. Overseas Teaching Organization Oxford Realty Pacific Aviation Northwest Parkview Peacock Alley Pearson Education Per Mar Security Services Piedmont Airlines Pier 1 Imports Pinnacle Airline Pioneer Hi-Bred Pioneer Hi-Bred International Pipestone Area Schools Pocatello/Chubbuck School District #25 Pricewaterhouse Coopers Productvie Alternatives Detox Center

Number of respondents indicating employer name 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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Employer Name Progressive Casualty Insurance Progressive Insurance Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Healthcare Facility IHS Ray H. Larson Inc. Realty Executives Red Eagle Aviation Regions Hospital RFA/Minnesota Engineering Inc Ridgeview Medical Center Ridgewater College Riverside Christian School Rockwell Collins Ruffalo Cody Sand Steel Building Co Sanford Health Sanford Health - Fargo, ND Sanford Medical & Fargo Jet CT School District in MN Scripps Networks (HGTV & DIY) SEI Select Associates Realty, Self Employed Self Employed SEMCAT Corp Signature Flight Support Sioux Falls Regional Airport SkyWest Airlines SL-MTI Southwest Airlines Spirit Lake Tribal Health - Special Diabetes Project St Alexius Medical Center St Helena Hospital St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, ND St. Cloud Hospital St. Louis Park School District St. Luke's Hospital St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center St. Vincent Healthcare Starbucks (part time) Stark County, ND State Farm Insurance State of MN Tampa General Hospital Target TCF National Bank TEAM Industries Terex Corporation The Body Connection The City of Prior Lake MN The Colony The Cycstic Fibrosis Foundation The Forum Newspaper The Hartford The Produce Network Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Tires Plus Titan Machinery Trane Travel Agency Trinity Health Trinity Mother Frances Health System Twin Ports Testing U.S. Congressman Don Young U.S. Navy Ulteig Engineers, Inc

Number of respondents indicating employer name 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 2 1

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Appendix 6

Employer Name UND Aerospace UND Bookstore UND Conflict Resolution Center UND Dept of Political Science UND Flight Operations UND SMHS UND Sociology Dept UND/Grand Forks Public Schools unemployed Union Storage & Transfer Co United Blood Service United Energy Trading United States Air Force United States Army United Vaccines, Inc Unity Health Care Universal Hospital Services University of Central Missouri University of Illinois University of Kansas University of Minnesota Amlaptz Children's Hospital University of New England University of North Dakota University of North Dakota - EERC University of North Dakota Athletics University of South Carolina University of Wisconsin US Army US Bank US Fish & Wildlife Service USA Scientific, Inc USDA VA Valley Community Health Center (Northwood) Valley Dairy Valley Memorial Homes Valley Rental Service Valley Vision Clinic Via West Virent, Inc. Volt Management Company Walmart Walsh County Social Services War Resisters League Ward County Weather Modification Inc Wells Fargo Wenck Engineering West Central Human Service Center West Fargo Public Schools Western Edge Aviation Western State Bank Willow Creek Kennels Wings Financial Credit Union Wireless Concepts WMI and Air National Guard Wood Products, Inc. Woodhill Country Club Wyoming Medical Center Total

Number of respondents indicating employer name 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 485

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