Employment and Graduate School Placement
Employment and Graduate School Placement Rates at One Year After Graduation for 2017‐18 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 2018 Class||88.6%||19.3%||97.7%|
|May 2018 Class||85.0%||29.0%||93.7%|
- Data sources: graduation survey, National Student Clearinghouse, and online search (Linkedin).
- There were 754 graduates in total in the two graduation classes. Placement information was reported or found for 635 graduates.
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