99.5% Northwestern Graduates Stand Out
First destination data shows that 99.5% of the class of 2020 were gainfully employed or continuing their education 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’s clear that our graduates stand out.
Top industry choices for 2020 grads include education, health care & science, business & finance, social services, and sports & entertainment.
Grad School Data
37 members of the class of 2019 are enrolled in graduate programs ranging from medicine to the arts.
Who Hired Them?
Northwestern’s 2020 graduates were hired by more than 125 different companies and organizations in positions that include software developer, marketing manager, teacher, ER nurse, and IVF embryologist. The average salary for graduates who are employed full time is $41,960. The maximum salary reported was $90,000.
Where They Landed
Since graduating from Northwestern, members of the class of 2020 are now living and working in 20 states, Washington, D.C., and 4 countries around the world.
Of those graduates who reported their geographical location, 44% are living and/or working in Iowa.