Migration of College Graduates
The U.S. Department of Education conducts a Baccalaureate and Beyond survey that tracks the location, employment, and family patterns of college graduates. So far, this longitudinal study has looked at students who obtained their degrees in 1993 and those who obtained their degrees in 2000. The first study surveyed students in April 1993, when they graduated, and again in April 1994 and April 1997. The 2000 class was surveyed in April 2000 and April 2001 and will be surveyed again in April 2004. The survey provides a unique opportunity to track college graduates as they move from state to state.
Among 1993 graduates, 72.4% were still in the state where their degree-granting …
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Publication information: Article title: Migration of College Graduates. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Economic Trends. Publication date: January 2004. Page number: 14+. © 2004 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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