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Our LBJ School graduates begin their careers across sectors and across the world.

2019 Placement Data (PDF)

 

MGPS Placement Data by Sector

Data collected May 2019 at the time of LBJ Commencement.

Total AY 2018–19 Graduates    
Total Responses: 42    
State, Provincial or Regional Government 3 7.1%
Private Sector — Research/Consulting 11 26.2%
Private Sector — Not Research/Consulting 4 9.5%
Nonprofit/NGOs Internationally Oriented 4 9.5%
Nonprofit Domestic-Oriented 5 11.9%
National or Central Government 2 4.8%
Military 3 7.1%
Education 3 7.1%
City, County or Local Government 1 2.4%
Nor Reported 6 14.3%
TOTAL 42 100%

 

MGPS 2019 Placement Data by Sector

 

MGPS Placement Data by Location

Total AY 2018–19 Graduates    
Total Responses: 42    
Texas 19 45.2%
Washington, DC 4 9.5%
Other Parts of the U.S. 9 21.4%
International 1 2.4%
Not reported 9 21.4%
TOTAL 42 100%

 

MGPS 2019 Placement Data by Location

 

MGPS 2019 Placement Data: Average Salary by Sector

 

 

MPAff Placement Data by Sector

Data collected May 2019 at the time of LBJ Commencement.

Total AY 2018–19 Graduates    
Total Responses: 86    
City, County or Local Government 6 7%
Education 5 5.8%
International Quasi-Governmental Organization 1 1.2%
National or Central Government 9 10.5%
Nonprofit Domestic-Oriented 27 31.4%
Nonprofit/NGOs Internationally Oriented 1 1.2%
Private Sector — Not Research/Consulting 4 4.7%
Private Sector — Research/Consulting 11 12.8%
State, Provincial or Regional Government 6 7%
Other 3 4%
Not Reported 13 15.1%
TOTAL 86 100%

 

MPAff 2019 Placement Data by Sector

 

MPAff Placement Data by Location

Total AY 2018–19 Graduates    
Total Responses: 86    
Texas 43 53.8%
Washington, DC 11 13.8%
Other parts of the U.S. 13 16.3%
International 3 3.6%
Not Reported 16 12.5%
TOTAL 86 100%

 

MPAff 2019 Placement Data by Location

 

MPAff 2019 Placement Data: Average Salary by Sector

 

 

Graduation Rates by Program

MPAff — Of the 118 who initially enrolled in AY2013–14:
Graduated in two years: 84 [71%]
Graduated in three years: 26 (18 of these are three-year dual degrees) [22%]
Graduated in four years: 2 (1 of these is a four-year dual degree) [2%]
Total students graduated and persisted to graduation: 112 [95%]
 
MGPS — Of the 41 who initially enrolled in AY2013–14:
Graduated in two years: 32 [78%]
Graduated in three years: 7 (4 of whom are dual degree students) [17%]
Graduated in four years: 1 (dual degree student) [2%]
Total students graduated and persisted to graduation: 41 [100%]
 

 


Where MPAff graduates landed jobs

Private

Boston Consulting Group

Deloitte

Facebook

Government Finance Officers Association

Indeed.com

Whole Foods

International

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

 

 

 

 


Nonprofit

Center for Public Policy Priorities

RGK Center for Philanthropy & Community Service

Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers

United Way for Greater Austin

Federal

Administration for Community Living

United States Military Academy

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

 


State

North Carolina Cooperative Extension

State of Texas Liability

Texas Department of Agriculture

Texas Education Agency

Texas Juvenile Justice Department

Texas Legislative Budget Board

Local (City)

Austin City Council

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

City of Chicago Office of the Mayor

New York City Council

 

 

 


Where MGPS graduates landed jobs

Private

CACI International

Harder+Co. Community Research

IBI Consultants

Konekti

International

Al Jazeera Media Network

Reuters

 

 


Nonprofit

Global Knowledge Initiative

Helen Keller International

Cleveland Clinic

State

Bureau of Economic Geology (The University of Texas at Austin)