Graduate Outcomes

Ever wonder what happens once an IWU student receives their diploma? Take a look at our First Destination Survey for the Class of 2021 to see where IWU alumni land. This survey is implemented according to NACE standards and protocols

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Class of 2021 First Destination Graduate Survey

Based on a 90.5% knowledge rate within 6 months of graduation.

Where Are They Now?Outcomes Graph


Working or
continuing education 


interned during their time at IWU


of those reporting indicated completion of multiple internships  


Top Employment Industries

Employment Industries





Average Starting Salary
Range: $18,270 - 118,000

Select Employers

Animal Humane Society
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
Banner Health
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Carle BroMenn Healthcare
Country Financial
CVS Health
Dell Technologies
Duke University Health System
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Fifth Third Bank
FX Networks


Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Liberty Mutual
Midwestern University
MoLo Solutions
Morgan Stanley
National Park Service
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Northwestern Mutual
OSF HealthCare
Pekin Insurance
Rush University Medical Center
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
State Farm
The Pantagraph
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Universal Studios
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Wells Fargo

Top Graduate Degrees & Programs Pursued 

Graduate Programs

Select Graduate Schools

American University
Ball State University
Colorado School of Mines
DePaul University
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Georgetown University
Illinois College of Optometry
Loyola University Chicago
Marquette Law School
Michigan State University
Midwestern University
New York Institute of Technology
North Central College
Northwestern University
Ohio State University College of Medicine


Palmer College of Chiropractic
Rush University
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
St. John's University
Tufts University
University of Georgia
University of Illinois
University of Illinois College of Medicine
University of Kentucky
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of Missouri
University of Oregon
University of South Carolina
University of Wisconsin-Madison