Career Outcomes

2017-2018 Graduates

Graduate Outcome Rate: 94.4 % of graduates are employed or continuing education

Graduate Outcome Rate
Degree Received Employed* %
Associate's Degree 19/22 86.4%
Bachelor's Degree 1007/1068 94.3%
Master's Degree 263/276 95.3%

*Graduates are either employed or continuing their education

The Class of 2018 includes graduates encompassing all degree programs (associate’s 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 2017, December 2017, March 2018, May 2018, July 2018, and August 2018) 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) = 84.4% (1366/1618).

Career Outcomes Rate: 94.4%
Employed Full Time: 81%
Employed Part-time: 11%
Continuing Education: 4%
Not Seeking Employment: 3%
2 graduates reported volunteer work

Breakdown of students who continued their education after receiving two and four-year degrees

Degree Type:

Graduate – 63%
Doctoral – 3%
Other – 9%
Unknown – 25%

Sample Graduate/Professional Schools:

Allen College
Capella University
Concordia University
Loyola Law School
Southern University
University of Iowa
University of Northern Iowa
University of Wisconsin
Upper Iowa University
Walden University

Sampling of Employment Destinations:
American Airlines
Chicago Bears
Chrysler Corp
City Government
Collins Aerospace
Cottingham and Butler
Department of Defense and Service Branches
Four Oaks
Lutheran Services in Iowa
Mayo Clinic
Mercy Health Network
New Orleans Police Department
Principal Financial Group
School Districts in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, & Wisconsin
TASC Employee Benefits Administration
UnityPoint Health
Upper Iowa University
Veridian Credit Union
Wells Fargo
White House Communications Agency