99.5%! Northwestern Graduates Stand Out
First-destination data shows that 99.5% of the class of 2019 were gainfully employed or attending grad school within 6 months of graduation. From landing jobs at some of the most sought-after companies, to enrolling in the nation’s top graduate schools, it is clear that our graduates stand out.
Who Hired Them?
Northwestern’s 2019 graduates were hired by more than 142 different companies and organizations in positions including: software engineer, actuarial assistant, nurse, athletic trainer, graphic designer, and more. The average salary for graduates who are employed full time was $41,160. The maximum salary reported was $74,000.
Where They Landed
Since graduating from Northwestern, members of the class of 2019 are now living and working in 24 states and 7 countries around the world.
Of those graduates who reported their geographical location, 38.6% are working in Iowa.
Top industry choices for 2019 grads include healthcare, education, business, social services, sports & entertainment, and manufacturing.
Grad School Data
37 members of the class of 2019 are enrolled in graduate programs ranging from medicine to the arts.