• 91

    Percentage of 2018 graduates who say they have a job congruent with their interests.

  • 94

    Percentage of the Class of 2018 who are placed (employed, attending graduate school, interning or on fellowships).

  • $47K

    The average starting salary for the Class of 2018.

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Class of 2018: After Graduation
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** Employed includes FT/PT positions, service programs (Peace Corps, Americorps, etc.) and military service

Employment by Sector

  • 55%

    Private sector firm or organization

  • 20%

    Non-profit organization

  • 15%


  • 9%

    Government: federal, state, local

​Recent Employment

Allina Health
American Public Media Group
Analysis Group
Berkeley Research Group
Boston Children’s Hospital
Cato Institute
Center for Chronic Disease Research
Children’s Theatre Company
City of Minneapolis
College Possible
Congressional Hunger Center
Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Dept. of Health and Human Services
Epic Systems
Ernst & Young (EY)
Federal Reserve Board
Friends of the Mississippi River
Goldman Sachs
Hennepin County Medical Center
JET Program
Latino Economic Development Center
Mayo Clinic
Minnesota Epilepsy Group
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Neighborhood House
Pew Research Center
Securian Financial Group
TD Securities
UnitedHealth Group
U.S. Bank
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