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First Destination Post-Graduation Report: 2016-2017 bachelor's degree graduates
Employers most frequently cited by graduates
Report for: Whole University
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Results compiled: 2/2/2018
Who employs the most graduates?
The simple and most accurate answer is "not one or even several."
Over 900 organizations are reported by the employed graduates who responded to the survey. Listed here are the organizations that employ five or more grads, accounting for 40% of all grads employed.
Rank

N employed respondents

% of employed respondents
Cumulative % Employing organization (includes all divisions or offices within the organization, where applicable)
1 55 2.71% 2.71% Accenture
2 47 2.3% 5.01% U.S. Army
3 43 2.11% 7.12% Deloitte
4 35 1.72% 8.84% U.S. Navy
5 34 1.67% 10.51% U.S. Air Force
6 31 1.52% 12.03% KPMG
7 29 1.42% 13.45% Capital One
8 28 1.39% 14.84% Virginia Tech
9 24 1.18% 16.02% Lockheed Martin
10 21 1.03% 17.05% Amazon
(tie) 11 20 0.98% 18.03% Booz Allen Hamilton
(tie) 11 20 0.98% 19.01% IBM
13 19 0.93% 19.94% General Motors
(tie) 14 17 0.84% 20.78% GE
(tie) 14 17 0.83% 21.61% PricewaterhouseCoopers
(tie) 14 17 0.83% 22.44% U.S. Marine Corps
17 16 0.79% 23.23% Northrop Grumman
18 15 0.74% 23.97% Ernst & Young
19 14 0.7% 24.67% General Dynamics
(tie) 20 11 0.54% 25.21% Grant Thornton LLP
(tie) 20 11 0.54% 25.75% Whiting-Turner
(tie) 22 10 0.5% 26.25% CGI
(tie) 22 10 0.49% 27.23% Freddie Mac
(tie) 22 10 0.49% 27.72% Insight Global
(tie) 22 10 0.49% 28.21% Marriott
(tie) 22 10 0.49% 28.7% Peace Corps
(tie) 27 8 0.39% 29.09% Appian
(tie) 27 8 0.4% 29.49% BDO
(tie) 27 8 0.4% 29.89% Bowman Consulting
(tie) 27 8 0.39% 30.28% Cognizant
(tie) 27 8 0.39% 30.67% Newport News Shipbuilding
(tie) 27 8 0.39% 31.06% PepsiCo
(tie) 27 8 0.39% 31.45% WestRock
(tie) 34 7 0.34% 31.79% AmeriCorps
(tie) 34 7 0.34% 32.13% Dewberry
(tie) 34 7 0.34% 32.47% Ford
(tie) 34 7 0.34% 32.81% Ingersoll-Rand
(tie) 34 7 0.35% 33.16% Kimley-Horn and Associates
(tie) 34 7 0.34% 33.5% Norfolk Naval Shipyard
(tie) 34 7 0.34% 33.84% Pratt & Whitney
(tie) 34 7 0.34% 34.18% U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
(tie) 34 7 0.34% 34.52% U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
(tie) 43 6 0.29% 34.81% Altria Group
(tie) 43 6 0.29% 35.1% Boeing
(tie) 43 6 0.3% 35.4% Hensel Phelps Construction
(tie) 43 6 0.29% 35.69% HITT Contracting Inc.
(tie) 43 6 0.3% 35.99% Kearney & Company
(tie) 43 6 0.29% 36.28% memoryBlue
(tie) 43 6 0.29% 36.57% Microsoft
(tie) 43 6 0.29% 36.86% Pfizer, Inc.
(tie) 43 6 0.3% 37.16% Textron
(tie) 43 6 0.29% 37.45% U.S. Department of Defense
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 37.7% AECOM
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 37.95% BIT Systems
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 38.2% Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 38.45% Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 38.7% MITRE Corporation
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 38.95% Optum
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 39.2% ScribeAmerica
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 39.45% Smithfield
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 39.7% U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)
(tie) 53 5 0.25% 39.95% Vanguard
 
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