Employment and Graduate School Placement
Employment and Graduate School Placement Rates at One Year After Graduation for 2016‐17 Elmhurst University Graduates
|Graduation Class||Currently Employed||Currently Attending Graduate School or Other Educational Programs||Either Employed or Attending Graduate School/Other Educational Programs|
|Winter 2017 Class||92.1%||22.2%||95.2%|
|May 2017 Class||77.5%||27.0%||93.8%|
- The major source of data is the Outcomes Survey administered to each of the two classes at four points from the time of graduation through one year after graduation;
- 63 graduates from Class Winter 2017 and 178 graduates from Class May 2017 responded to the survey, yielding a response rate of 32.1% and 34.5%, respectively;
- Some graduates responded initially, but did not respond at the point of one year after graduation. Their information might be updated using data obtained from other sources, including National Student Clearinghouse and the University’s academic or administrative departments.
A Report of Elmhurst University Alumni Salaries
The median starting salary for alumni with three years of post-graduation work experience and whose highest degree is a bachelor’s.
|Average of Peer Institutions||$46,800|
Note: Peer institutions include 18 four-year private universities and colleges in the Chicago area.
Starting Salaries by Major for Elmhurst University Alumni
|Business, Management, Marketing and Related||$49,500|
|Communication, Journalism and Related Programs||$46,700|
|Computer and Information Sciences||$48,000|
|Health Professions and Related||$65,000|
|Mathematics and Statistics||$59,300|
|Visual and Performing Arts||$44,000|
Data Source: U.S. News & World Report’s College Compass. Retrieved September 2018.
Employment and Graduate School Placement Rates from a Summer 2013 Alumni Survey
|Time Since Graduation||Currently Employed||Currently Attending Graduate School||Either Employed or Attending Graduate School|
|1 to 3 years||79.2%||23.8%||91.1%|
|1 to 5 years||80.0%||22.3%||90.0%|
|1 to 10 years||86.8%||18.7%||93.6%|
Data Source: Summer 2013 Alumni Survey