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Graduate Outcomes

2023 Grads

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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 2022 to see where IWU alumni land. This survey is implemented according to NACE standards and protocols

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Class of 2022 First Destination Graduate Survey

Based on a 88.1% knowledge rate within 6 months of graduation.

Where Are They Now?Outcomes graph shows that 80.2% of graduates are working, 16.8% are continuing education and 2.7% are still seeking employment


Working or
continuing education 


interned during their time at IWU


of those reporting indicated completion of multiple internships  


Top Employment Industries

Top industries graph shows that 24% of graduates are in the healthcare field, 9% K-12 education, 7% financial services, 7% insurance and 4% accounting

Top Graduate Degrees & Programs Pursued 

Continuing education chart shows that 54.4% of gradutes pursuing additional education are pursuing masters degrees, 38.6% doctorate, 3.5% bachelors, 1.8% certifcate and 1.8% other.

Select Graduate Schools

Columbia University
DePaul University
Elmhurst University
Loyola University Chicago
Michigan State University
Northeastern University
Pritzker School of Medicine


Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
University of Illinois
University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
University of Leicester
University of Michigan
University of Rochester