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Job-Placement Statistics Are Hardly The Whole Story - The Chronicle Of Higher Education

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Almost all graduates of Ferris State University find jobs, at least according to the statistics the university promotes to attract students.

"Ferris graduates have a 98 percent job placement rate," the university, in Big Rapids, Mich., highlights in boldface on a Web page for recruiting international students. A general marketing page notes an overall placement rate of 97 percent, and in some disciplines, 100 percent.

Those rates are enviable. But, especially in this economy, are they even possible?

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