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Success after St. Mike's

After St. Mike's, our graduates live lives of success, purpose and happiness.

Our students graduate: Our five-year graduation rate of 79% is well above the national average of 66%; the four-year public college rate is significantly lower, at 31%.

Our graduates are overwhelmingly satisfied: 98.7% of our graduates would recommend St. Mike's to high school students. Some of their comments: "An unbelievably positive environment. The perfect place to live, learn and grow for four years." "Without this education, I would be leading a less full life."

Our graduates have plans: 46% plan to earn a masters; 23% plan to earn Ph.D; 48% attend graduate or professional school within five years of graduation.

Our graduates are highly regarded: Select recent graduate school acceptances include: Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, Catholic University of America, Clarkson University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, McGill University, Middlebury College, New York University School of Dentistry, Northwestern University, Princeton University, Syracuse University College of Law, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Notre Dame, Yale University. Our medical school acceptance rate is 74%.

Our graduates have rewarding careers: Recent graduates are employed at places like The American Journal of Human Genetics, the U.S. Government, the U.S. Senate, Massachusetts General Hospital, IBM, Dartmouth College, Davis & Hodgdon CPA, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ernst & Young, Fidelity Investments, Harvard University, Hugo Boss, NFL Network, Burlington Police Department, High Trails Outdoor Science School

Class of 2012 reports: 85% are employed full-time, 16% are in graduate school, 4% are volunteering with Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, etc.

Saint Michael's internship program and career development office prepare students for the workplace starting in their first year. Our programs for Pre-med and Pre-law, graduate school preparation, graduate scholarships and fellowships, and special admission agreements with professional schools in the region will help shape your future.

The Office of Career Development provides lifelong help, not only for students to plan their career goals, develop interview skills, and search for jobs upon graduation, but for our alumni too. No matter what path they choose, our alumni take with them a solid foundation in the liberal arts, a strong sense of self and a desire to give back to their communities.

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