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2018-2019 Graduates Outcomes

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Graduate Outcome Rate

94.4 % of UIU graduates are employed or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation

Graduate Outcome Rate
Degree Received Employed* %
Associate’s Degree 22/22 100%
Bachelor’s Degree 924/988 93.5%
Master’s Degree 260/267 97.4%

*Graduates are either employed or continuing their education


The Class of 2019 includes graduates encompassing all degree programs (associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees) and locations at UIU. Data is based on responses collected within six months after the last graduation in the cycle (October 2018, December 2018, March 2019, May 2019, July 2019 and August 2019) through information obtained on the graduation application, graduate survey, and alumni outreach such as telephone calls, academic departments/faculty and LinkedIn.

Knowledge rate (survey responses combined with information provided on graduate application) = 92.3% (1277/1384).

  • Career Outcomes Rate: 94.4%
  • Employed Full Time: 77%
  • Employed Part Time: 11%
  • Continuing Education: 4%
  • Not Seeking Employment: 3%

Students Who Continued Their Education After Receiving 2- or 4-Year Degree

Degree Type:

  • Graduate – 58%
  • Doctoral – 5%
  • Other – 9%
  • Unknown – 26%

Sample Graduate/Professional Schools:

  • Allen College of Nursing
  • Creighton University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Quincy University
  • Missouri State University
  • Southwest Minnesota State
  • Tulane University
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Upper Iowa University

Sampling of Employment Destinations

  • City and State Government
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Department of Veteran Affairs
  • John Deere
  • MercyOne Health Network
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Schools Districts in IA, MN, WI
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Target Corporation
  • Toyota Financial Services
  • TransAmerica
  • United Healthcare
  • United States Service Branches
  • UnityPoint Health Systems
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Upper Iowa University
  • Wartburg College
  • Wells Fargo