By Erika Neldner
The ultimate goal after finishing college is securing employment in a chosen career field, so selecting a college highlighted for the success of their students is important.
Reinhardt University was recently listed in the top 10 best colleges for jobs in Georgia by Zippia.com. The organization used data from IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) and College Scorecard for their rankings.
Reinhardt was ranked in the company with the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Emory, Spelman and Mercer.
“We are pleased to be recognized for the outstanding work of our faculty educating students for 21st century careers,” said President Kina S. Mallard. “Our alumni outcomes attest to how Reinhardt prepares students to make a living and make a life.”
Reinhardt’s mission is to educate the whole person by developing the intellectual, social, personal, vocational, spiritual and physical dimensions of its students. Students are afforded opportunities both inside and outside the classroom to develop a well-rounded skillset to make themselves more marketable as they seek employment. According to a study conducted with the Class of 2018, 92 percent of Reinhardt students have secured employment or have moved on to graduate school within six months of graduation.
“At Reinhardt, we graduate professionals. We do this by educating the whole person,” said Provost Mark Roberts. “Our students gain a deep understanding of the complexity of the world and their place in it. When our faculty challenge students to think critically and creatively, Reinhardt students obtain knowledge in their discipline and cultivate transferable skills that are applicable in a variety of fields.”
To learn more about Reinhardt and programs offered, visit Reinhardt.edu. To read the full ranking analysis, visit zippia.com/advice/best-colleges-for-jobs-in-georgia/.