Elizabethtown College has been a leader in adult education in the South-Central Pennsylvania region for over 70 years, and an institution of higher education for 124+ years. Our adult learners' level of satisfaction beats the national average in nearly every category.Success Stories Accelerated Adult Degree Programs
Why Choose Etown SGPS for your Accelerated Adult Degree?
Elizabethtown College graduate and undergraduate exit survey results showcase our dedication to supporting adult learners' unique educational journeys. These statistics are more than numbers - they embody the flexibility and effectiveness of our programs in accommodating diverse life circumstances. Our approach, tailored to each student's needs, emphasizes flexibility and personalized support, ensuring success not only in academic pursuits but also in professional and personal growth. The information below includes data from a 2018 survey that highlights our dedication to academic excellence at Elizabethtown College.View Associate and Bachelor's Program Outcomes View Graduate Program Outcomes
Associate & Bachelor's Degree Program Outcomes
SGPS associate & bachelor's degree programs offer a comprehensive educational experience with notable accomplishments. Among our 2018 graduates, the journey to degree completion varied widely, reflecting the flexibility and adaptability of our programs.
- 88% of our students completed their degree within three years, showcasing the efficiency and intensity of the coursework for those who choose an accelerated path.
- 12% of students took a more extended period of four to six years, balancing their education with personal and professional commitments. Our programs are designed to accommodate the diverse needs of adult learners highlighting our commitment to flexibility and understanding of life’s unpredictable nature. The impact of an Etown SGPS undergraduate degree on our graduates' careers is significant.
- 32% of graduates advanced in their careers and 24% experienced an increase in income.
- 64% of graduates experienced personal growth, underscoring the holistic benefit of our programs, not just in professional terms but also in personal development. Our programs are more than just a path to a degree; they are a journey toward personal and professional growth.
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Graduate Program Outcomes
The Etown SGPS Graduate Programs are tailored to meet the needs and aspirations of adult learners, as evident from the 2018 graduate exit survey. These programs stand out for their flexibility and depth.
- 79% of our students complete their degrees in three to four years. This longer timeframe demonstrates our program's adaptability to students balancing advanced study with professional and personal responsibilities. In terms of career transformation,
- 36.36% of our graduates changed jobs or careers after completing their degrees and 45% experienced an increase in income, highlighting the program's effectiveness in providing new career pathways and opportunities.
- 100% of graduates report personal growth. This statistic speaks volumes about the holistic impact of our graduate education, extending beyond mere career advancement to enriching the overall life experience of our students. Overall, the graduate programs at Etown SGPS not only facilitate academic and professional advancement but also nurture personal development.