Each year we survey graduating seniors and produce a comprehensive report that highlights what our students are doing upon graduation. The data includes positions, geographical locations, employers, salaries and much more.
2019 Undergraduate Career Outcomes
Leveraging their life-changing undergraduate experiences, our graduates have explored the boundaries of purpose-driven science alongside the leading minds of today — becoming the leading minds of tomorrow.
Cornell CALS graduates embark on inspiring careers as industry leaders, innovators, scholars, public servants and engaged citizens.
79% response rate.
|Graduate & Professional School||21%|
Starting Salary Ranges
23% reported two or more job offers.
High starting salary range
Median salary range
Average salary range
Cornell CALS graduates work and study around the world
|Region||Number of graduates|
|Southwest & Rocky Mnt.||18|
Around the World
|Location||Number of graduates|
|Europe: Czech Republic, Norway, Scotland, U.K.||5|
|Asia: China, South Korea||7|
Where our graduates go
- Beyond Meat
- Bolthouse Farms
- Boston Consulting Group
- Dairy Farmers of America
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- E. & J. Gallo
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Goldman Sachs
- JP Morgan & Chase Co.
- Kraft Heinz
- McKinsey & Company
- National Institutes of Health
- National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
- Weill Cornell
- Columbia University
- Cornell University
- Duke University
- Georgetown University
- Johns Hopkins University
- New York University
- Northwestern University
- Princeton University
- Stanford University
- Tufts University
- University of California – Berkeley
- University of Chicago
- University of Glasgow
- University of Michigan
- University of Pennsylvania
- University of Wisconsin – Madison
- Washington University – St. Louis
- Weill Cornell
- Yale University
Industries where our graduates work
|Employment sectors||Percent||Average salary|
|Human Healthcare Services||6%||$49,661|
|Other Nonprofit Organizations||5%||$39,661|
Degree types & graduate fields of study
|M.D. and M.D./Ph.D.||5.5%|
|J.D. and J.D./MBA||3.6%|
Most frequently selected graduate fields of study
|Agriculture & Natural Resources||7.8%|
|Architecture & Environmental Design||1.0%|
|Business & Management||8.6%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||11.6%|
|Other Human Health Fields||7.9%|
|Public Affairs & Services||2.4%|
Note: This data offer a snapshot of Cornell CALS students outcomes from the undergraduate class of 2019. Figures include the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
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