State launches university graduation tool


Century Tower on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida. [Photo courtesy: UF]

The state university system announced on Monday the launch of a new online portal designed to provide students with data on graduates in certain fields of study.

The “MyFloridaFuture Tool” displays data such as income of graduates by university, degree level and major. Students could research things like “the earning potential for each college program at 1, 5 and 10 years” after graduation, according to a press release from the college system’s board of governors.

“MyFloridaFuture will educate students about intentional planning for the future,” said Nastassia Janvier, Florida State University student body president and member of the board of governors.

“Students will have the opportunity to engage in it whenever they want and can use it as a resource to research different career areas. ”

The online tool, available on the Board of Governors website and on each state university’s admissions web page, also allows users to search for typical loan amounts and loan debts for graduates in various fields of study.

The MyFloridaFuture “dashboard” was created as part of a broad higher education bill (HB 1261) passed by lawmakers in the 2021 legislative session. The measure also protected colleges and universities. universities from coronavirus lawsuits.

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