The 3 Types of Graduate Students

Last updated on: April 13, 2020

clock icon 1 minute read
clock icon 1 minute read

A recent survey from Wiley Education Services found that the majority of graduate students pursue a degree for three reasons: to advance their career, to launch a new career, or to achieve a personal goal. Learn about these types of students to better inform your college’s marketing, enrollment, and retention efforts.

Click the image below to view the full infographic.

Graduate student survey 2018

For more insight into how the needs and motivations of graduate students and  adult learners are changing higher education, visit our Resources page.

  • Let's Talk

    Complete the form below and we will be in contact soon to discuss your needs. If you have a question about textbooks, please email

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

By submitting your information, you agree to the processing of your personal data as per Wiley's privacy policy and consent to be contacted by email.