59 percent of respondents are set with a job upon graduating, and 32
percent of respondents report being “very satisfied” with their jobs. A higher percentage of
B.S.E. respondents (75 percent) have lined up a job after graduation than A.B. respondents (53
To-be soldiers had the highest percentage of respondents (67 percent) that were “very satisfied” with their post-grad career field. Future government workers and politicians as well as researchers had the next highest percentage of respondents (60 percent) that were “very satisfied” with their post-grad career fields. Prospective software engineers were the least satisfied with their expected career field, with 2.4 percent of respondents stating that they were “dissatisfied.”
To-be engineers were the most divided on whether their careers would be "in the nation's service and the service of humanity," with 51 percent responding yes and 49 percent responding no. Only 32.6 percent of students going into consulting believed that they were "in the nation's service and the service of humanity."
34 percent of respondents reported an expected post-graduation income within the range of $30,000-$60,000. The majority of respondents do not have any loans to pay back after graduation, though six percent of respondents took out over $20,000 in loans to attend Princeton. By field of study, engineering respondents had the highest average expected income of $138,000. Humanities students report expecting the lowest income, with the average being $45,000.
Of Princeton’s 11 eating clubs, Colonial respondents once again had the highest average expected income of $150,000. Cannon reported having the lowest average expected income of $61,000. Students who never joined an eating club reported an average expected income of $66,000.