Student Success

Undergraduates earning Engineering degrees from Illinois in the 2014-15 year reported post-graduation plans of 88% (securing employment, additional education, volunteer work, or other plans).  The average starting salary for these Engineering graduates was $69,627, ten percent higher than the national average (NACE January 2015 salary report). A breakdown of post graduation plans by major, citizenship, geographic location and salaries can be found in the Engineering Illini Success Annual Report 2014-15.  Average intern wages as self-reported by students is listed below:

 All DegreesBSMSPhD
Overall Engineering Major22.1521.3931.0233.82