The Lasting Value of an F&M Education

The tremendous success of F&M graduates demonstrates the tangible value of an F&M degree when compared to national outcomes.

A Landing Rate of Nearly 100%

Within six months after graduation, 95% of the Class of 2022 were either employed or furthering their education. This is notably higher than the national average, which is typically in the mid-80% range.

Let’s connect the dots and explore the numbers — as well as how your choice of a major creates pathways to careers you may have never imagined.

Our knowledge rate of our graduates’ success is 85%. This means 85% of the Class of 2022 has informed us where they landed. 

Anna Synakh '22 in the F&M library conducting research on Russian soft-power politics from the early 2000s to present day.

Graduates Furthering Their Studies

Learn more about the F&M graduates who are furthering their studies or training.   

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Music producer Ed Chung '97

Graduates in the Workforce

Learn more about the F&M graduates who are employed — by industry and by specific corporations and nonprofits.

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Explore. Experience. Succeed.

True to our mission, the Office of Student & Post-Graduate Development (OSPGD) at F&M engages students across all class years. Our enduring commitment to your success helps you launch careers in leading industries and gain admission to high-demand graduate and professional programs around the world. Explore how, as a first-year finding your path or as a senior on the cusp of graduating, you can benefit from OSPGD’s more than 200 programs and activities designed to launch you to success.

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Spotlighting Our Graduates’ Success

February 20, 2024

Record Number of Fulbrights Earns F&M a Top Producer Spot

For the seventh consecutive year, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program has named F&M a top-producing institution. Eleven recent graduates were awarded Fulbright fellowships in 2023, the highest number in F&M history.

February 14, 2024

Class of '89 Couple Finds Vibrant Community in Lancaster

When Claudia Mandarano Pace and Peter Pace ’89, P’20, P’22 graduated from Franklin & Marshall, they never would have imagined that their lives would bring them back to Lancaster years later, but that’s exactly what happened.

February 7, 2024

'A Perfect Match': Alumni Eye Surgeon on Returning to Lancaster

After graduating from Franklin & Marshall, Wenxin Wei ‘02 found himself on the other side of the country, studying a new form of eye surgery in California. Now, he’s back in Lancaster, helping legally blind patients see again.