Despite a challenging global economy, the Class of 2021 has achieved a 93% overall employment and graduate education rate. The 298 graduates from 40 countries, both Chinese and international, can now be found all around the world, with 63% choosing to work or study in places other than their home countries.
Half of our graduates have enrolled in graduate programs at top universities around the globe. Among them, 12 are pursuing PhDs, while 117 are studying for master's degrees. 43% have joined the workforce in Asia, North America, South America, Middle East, Europe, Southeast Asia.
The global epidemic has inspired graduates to think deeply about the value of life and the fate of human society, with the number of graduates choosing Public Health; Global Health, Medical Physics; Health, Medicine and Society; Digital Health and Care; Mental Health Counseling and related disciplines increasing significantly. Graduates entering the workplace favored notable companies as always. The top five employment fields include: Accounting/Banking/Finance, Hardware/Internet/IT/Software, Education/Research, Management Consulting, and Consumer Goods/Fashion/Retail. Some graduates have chosen to follow paths of public service by moving to remote mountainous areas to promote education innovations.
Four graduates were selected for globally competitive scholarship programs including the Schwarzman Scholars of Tsinghua University, the Yenching Scholars of Peking University, and the China-US Scholars Program. 17 international graduates chose to pursue further studies or work in China, accounting for 13% of the total number of international graduates, a significant increase from last year.
Statistics are rounded to the nearest whole number. Therefore, totals do not always equal 100%.