Class of 2013 Employed at Rates Higher than National Average
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Wesleyan University’s 2013 graduates are employed at rates
significantly higher than the national average, according to the University’s survey of graduates.
Nearly 90 percent of the Class of 2013 is either employed or attending graduate school
full time within six months of graduating, according to the University’s annual survey
The survey notes that more than 66 percent of Illinois Wesleyan’s 2013 graduates are
working full time, compared to 42 percent of college graduates nationally. And within six months of graduating, just over 23 percent of the Class of 2013 enrolled
in graduate or professional schools full time.
“Illinois Wesleyan graduates continue to present themselves as highly prepared and
professional individuals ready for immediate contributions in today’s globally competitive
workplaces,” said Illinois Wesleyan President Richard F. Wilson. “This most recent
survey also supports the trend that our graduates achieve great success in gaining
admission to top graduate and professional school programs.”