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Year 2012 2013 2014
# of emails sent 295 (2011 graduates) 431 (2011 and 2006 graduates) 405 (2012 and 2007 graduates)
responses received 89 170 142
response rate 30.8% 39.4% 35.1%

Selected Alumni Survey Responses

Overall, how well did Simmons SLIS prepare you for your current occupation?

Responding by Year 2006 (n=71) 2007 (n=43) 2011 (n=99) 2012 (n=99)
Very Well 22.5% 23.3% 25.3% 31.3%
More than Adequately 50.7% 41.9% 39.4% 43.4%
Adequately 12.7% 16.3% 17.2% 14.1%
Total 85.9% 81.4% 81.8% 88.9%

Would you recommend Simmons SLIS?

Responding by Year 2006 (n=71) 2007 (n=43) 2011 (n=99) 2012 (n=99)
Definitely 39.4% 51.2% 39.4% 44.4%
Probably 35.2% 25.6% 37.4% 31.3%
Total 74.6% 76.7% 76.8% 75.8%

I use the skills competencies I learned at Simmons SLIS in my current job

Responding by Year 2006 (n=71) 2007 (n=43) 2011 (n=99) 2012 (n=99)
Agree 59.2% 46.5% 43.4% 56.6%
Strongly Agree 12.7% 30.2% 27.3% 23.2%
Total 71.8% 76.7% 70.7% 79.8%