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First Destination Post-Graduation Report: 2017-2018 bachelor's degree graduates
Employers most frequently cited by graduates
Report for: Whole University
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Results compiled: 2/21/2019
Who employs the most graduates?
The simple and most accurate answer is "not one or even several."
Over 1000 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 38% 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 56 2.47% 2.47% U.S. Army
2 54 2.41% 4.88% Deloitte
3 41 1.83% 6.71% Capital One
4 35 1.57% 8.28% U.S. Air Force
5 33 1.47% 9.75% U.S. Navy
6 31 1.38% 11.13% Accenture
7 29 1.3% 12.43% Booz Allen Hamilton
(tie) 8 28 1.25% 13.68% Ernst & Young
(tie) 8 28 1.24% 14.92% KPMG
(tie) 8 28 1.18% 16.1% Virginia Tech
11 27 1.21% 17.31% General Motors
12 22 0.97% 18.28% Lockheed Martin
13 19 0.84% 19.12% U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
(tie) 14 17 0.76% 19.88% Northrop Grumman
(tie) 14 17 0.76% 20.64% U.S. Marine Corps
16 15 0.67% 21.31% Peace Corps
(tie) 17 14 0.63% 21.94% IBM
(tie) 17 14 0.61% 22.55% U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
19 13 0.57% 23.12% CGI
(tie) 20 12 0.53% 23.65% PricewaterhouseCoopers
(tie) 20 12 0.54% 24.19% Teach For America
(tie) 22 10 0.44% 24.63% Cisco Systems
(tie) 22 10 0.44% 25.07% ExxonMobil
(tie) 22 10 0.45% 25.52% Microsoft
25 9 0.4% 25.92% U.S. Department of Defense
(tie) 26 8 0.36% 26.28% Altec Industries
(tie) 26 8 0.35% 26.63% Amazon
(tie) 26 8 0.36% 26.99% Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
(tie) 26 8 0.36% 27.35% Grant Thornton LLP
(tie) 26 8 0.36% 27.71% Hilton
(tie) 26 8 0.35% 28.06% Newport News Shipbuilding
(tie) 26 8 0.36% 28.42% ScribeAmerica
(tie) 26 8 0.35% 28.77% Walt Disney
(tie) 34 7 0.3% 29.07% Baker Tilly
(tie) 34 7 0.31% 29.38% Boeing
(tie) 34 7 0.31% 29.69% Fannie Mae
(tie) 34 7 0.31% 30% GEICO
(tie) 34 7 0.31% 30.31% General Dynamics
(tie) 34 7 0.31% 30.62% Solers, Inc.
(tie) 34 7 0.31% 30.93% Vanguard
(tie) 34 7 0.3% 31.23% Whiting-Turner
(tie) 42 6 0.27% 31.5% Aerotek
(tie) 42 6 0.27% 31.77% Appian
(tie) 42 6 0.27% 32.04% Bank of America
(tie) 42 6 0.26% 32.3% Cargill
(tie) 42 6 0.27% 32.57% Cvent
(tie) 42 6 0.27% 32.84% Dewberry
(tie) 42 6 0.26% 33.1% Honda
(tie) 42 6 0.27% 33.37% Pfizer, Inc.
(tie) 42 6 0.27% 33.64% TEKsystems
(tie) 42 6 0.27% 33.91% TeraThink
(tie) 52 5 0.21% 34.34% AmeriCorps
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 34.56% Bartlett Tree Experts
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 34.78% Campus Crusade for Christ
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 35% Cognizant
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 35.22% Dominion Energy
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 35.44% DPR Construction
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 35.66% Facebook
(tie) 52 5 0.21% 35.87% Honeywell
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 36.31% memoryBlue
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 36.53% Merck & Co.
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 36.75% Northwestern Mutual
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 36.97% PepsiCo
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 37.19% Target
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 37.41% Textron
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 37.63% Timmons Group
(tie) 52 5 0.22% 37.85% U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)
 
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