Data & Outcomes

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Beyond Barnard is committed to providing transparent data about its services and resources, as it shares stories about the many trajectories of Barnard students and alumnae.

Beyond Barnard Outcomes


placement in jobs and graduate school, six months after graduation, for the class of 2022.


institutions where the Class of 2021 was employed or enrolled in graduate school by November 2021


individual advising engagements since January 2018

Your Path. Your Purpose.

Tracking Student & Alumnae Success

Six months after receiving their degree, 91% of Barnard alumnae in the Class of 2022 were working or enrolled in graduate school.

Full information about the Class of 2022 is available in our outcomes report. Details on our reporting methodologies, along with additional information about usage of Beyond Barnard, are below.

Beyond Barnard is committed to providing transparent information about its services and resources, as well as information about the many destinations of its alumnae. Questions can be sent to


Planning for the Future

Our 2022-2027 Strategic Plan

Beyond Barnard's 2022-2027 Strategic Plan represents an ambitious agenda for the continued re-imagination of career support at the College. It reflects the collaborative input of many stakeholders across the Barnard community, including Barnard staff, faculty, graduates, employers, and the Beyond Barnard Advisory Council.

Annual Report

Each year, Beyond Barnard produces comprehensive reports on its performance, and on the excellence of students and alumnae of the College. We believe that reporting on outcomes, usage, and other metrics is an important part of communicating transparently with the entire Barnard Community.

Questions about Beyond Barnard's annual reports or strategic plan can be sent to

Selected Beyond Barnard Engagement Statistics

  • 20,000 advising engagements at Beyond Barnard since the initiative's launch (Jan 2018-December 2022)
  • 5,000+ individuals served by advising (January 2018-June 2022)
  • 285 Summer Research Institute students (Summer 2022)
  • Top industries for graduating seniors in the Class of 2022 included: Financial Services & Insurance (18%), Healthcare, Biotech, and Life Sciences (14%); Education (13%), Tech (9%), and Non-Profit/NGO (8%).
  • 80% of currently-enrolled students have completed at least one advising appointment at Beyond Barnard (Spring 2021)
  • 84% of Barnard students and alumnae with at least a 3.5 GPA and 510 MCAT have been accepted into at least one allopathic (MD) medical school (during the previous five years)
  • 11 Barnard students and alumnae were selected as Fulbright recipients in 2022 (breaking the College's most recent record of 10 — set in just 2020). This is in addition to 6 Barnard students and alumnae selected as Fulbright recipients in 2021, 2019 and in 2018; Barnard has been a “top producer” of Fulbright students for multiple years, including in 2021; Schwartzman Scholar (2018, 2019, 2020, and 2022); Pickering Fellow (2019); Udall Scholar (2019); Davis Projects for Peace (2018 & 2019); Gates Cambridge Scholar (2021); Goldwater Scholar (2022).
  • 150+ external employers and graduate institutions, along with 20 on- and off-campus student job hosts attended 2020, 2021, and 2022 Opportunities Fairs
  • In 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 Columbia University was the most common destination for graduate education among individuals pursuing additional study after Barnard (150+ students in these graduating classes enrolled in Columbia) 
  • 75% of Barnard students are estimated to complete an internship during their four years at the College
  • Alumnae accounted for ~18% of one-on-one advising engagements in 2018-22

First Destination Outcomes for Graduating Classes

Beyond Barnard annual reports on the first destination of graduating classes from Barnard College. These strength of these outcomes reflect the success of Barnard graduates in a wide range of career fields and graduate programs, while demonstrating the durability of a Barnard degree:

Sources for Beyond Barnard's data include annual First Destination Surveys (administered by Beyond Barnard using Handshake), the National Student Clearinghouse, and LinkedIn. In 2022, outcome statistics are based on usable outcome information collected by the Beyond Barnard and Institutional Research and Assessment on 540 of 720 (75% knowledge rate) of Barnard students who graduated in October 2021, February 2022, and May 2022.

For a previous study on one-year outcomes for the Class of 2016, please click here. Data for the class of 2023 will be available in December 2023. Please send your questions about data and outcomes to