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Student Achievement

GDS Class Statistics: Job Placement and Acceptance to Graduate School

The chart below reveals information about each graduating class. The class is evaluated at the end of the calendar year in which they graduated. Students who graduated with more than one major and pursued the major that was outside of Graphic Design are not considered in these calculations. (Numbers are rounded to the nearest whole or half percent.)

Date of Graduation
(May and August)
# of Graduates# of Responses# pursuing employment or graduate school# employed or in internships / number who sought employment# who applied to graduate school / attending graduate school
20132019
(95% knowledge rate)
17 = 89.5% of respondents
13 /16 = 81%
(94% of respondents)
1 /1 = 100%
(6% of respondents)
20141917
(89% knowledge rate)
17 = 100% of respondents13 /16 = 81%
(94% of respondents)
1 /1 = 100%
(6% of respondents)
20153131
(100% knowledge rate)
31 = 100% of respondents24/27 = 85%
(87% of respondents)
4/4 = 100%
(13% of respondents)
20163026
(86.7% knowledge rate)
26 = 100% of respondents22/26 = 85%
(85% of respondents)
0/0

Internships

Students have interned both formally and informally up and down the east coast. Below is a sampling.

Fortuna Enterprises – Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Science Center – Greensboro, NC
Liberty Hardware – Winston-Salem, NC
Pink Magazine – Hilton Head, SC
Spread PR + the Juice Group – Winston-Salem, NC
The Crossing Church – High Point, NC

Places of Employment

Below is a sampling of companies that have hired our graduates in the past few years.

CaroCon Display & Packaging – High Point, NC
Fleishman Hillard – New York, NY
Flower City Printing – Rochester, NY
Fortuna Enterprises – Greensboro, NC
Johnson & Johnson – New Brunswick, NJ
Karen Roberson Collections – Monroe, CT
KGI Design Group – New York, NY
LaForce + Stevens – New York, NY
Litera Corp – Madison, VA
Ozinga – Mokena, IL
Panorama Productions – Washington, DC
Pinnacle Advertising and Marketing Group – Boca Raton, FL
St. Clair Signs – Greenville, SC
Worldwide Vision – Raleigh, NC
Zimmerman Advertising – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Student Awards

2014 – David Friedman – 1st in 3D Category at the National Juried Exhibition “Artists of the 21st Century” in Humboldt, Tennessee.

2014 – Cristina Hernandez – finalist in Photographers Forum National Photography Exhibition.

2013 – Mary Williams – finalist in Photographers Forum National Photography Exhibition.

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The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

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(800) 345-6993
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