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Leading Industries and Occupations Statistics

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Recent Fordham University graduates are working in diverse industries around the globe, most launching careers in positions related to their college major. The Class of 2017 found work in nearly every sector of the economy, contributing to the ever-growing ranks of the Fordham alumni network.

2017 Leading Industries
Industry Number of 2017 Grads
Financial Services 268
Media and Communications 187
Education 81
Services 93
Arts, Leisure, and Entertainment 89
Healthcare 70
Consumer Products/Trade 61
Technology, Engineering, and Science 95
Accounting 76
Consulting 18
Nonprofit Organization 38
Fashion/Retail 24
Government 39
Construction and Manufacturing 17
Transportation and Warehousing 3
Natural Resources/Energy/Utilities 8
Other 16
Unreported 77
2017 Leading Occupations
Occupation Number of 2017 Grads
Finance 180
Media and Communication 83
Office and Administrative Support 82
Marketing 78
Education, Training, and Library Services 34
Accounting 59
Sales 34
Research 33
Law 29
Computer and Information Technology 47
Healthcare 25
Arts and Design 20
Management 22
Consulting 25
Community and Social Services 13
Fundraising 9
Entertainment and Sports 6
Production 14
Real Estate 10
Insurance 5
Other 7
Food Preparation and Serving 5
Protective Service 5
Economic Development 5
All Other Responses 25
Unreported 405