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Employers are in agreement with a broad set of college learning goals.

This chart shows the degree to which employers surveyed agreed with a set of statements about education:

57 percent strongly agree and 34 percent somewhat agree with the statement: "All students should have educational experiences that teach them how to solve problems with people whose views are different from their own."

43 percent strongly agree and 44 percent somewhat agree with the statement: "All students should learn about ethical issues and public debates important in their field."

41 percent strongly agree and 45 percent somewhat agree with the statement: "All students should have direct learning experiences working with others to solve problems important in their communities."

27 percent strongly agree and 55 percent somewhat agree with the statement: "All should take courses that build knowledge, judgement, commitment to communities, ensure integrity/vitality of democracy."

32 percent strongly agree and 48 percent somewhat agree with the statement: "All students should acquire broad knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences."

26 percent strongly agree and 52 percent somewhat agree with the statement:"All should learn about societies and cultures outside the U.S. and global issues and developments."