Student Success

Undergraduate Success

Undergraduates earning Engineering degrees from Illinois in the 2015-16 year reported post-graduation plans of 91% (securing employment, additional education, volunteer work, or other plans).  The average starting salary for these Engineering graduates was $71,856, ten percent higher than the national average (NACE January 2016 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 2016-2017.

 

Graduate Student Success

92% of Masters Students earning degrees from Illinois in the 2016-2017 year reported having secured a first destination (employment or seeking additional education).  The average starting salary for these graduates was $77, 958.

98% of PhD Students earning degrees from Illinois in the 2016-2017 year reported having secured a first destination (employment or seeking additional education).  The average starting salary for these graduates was $86,372.

A breakdown of post graduation plans by major, citizenship, geographic location and salaries can be found in the Final Grad Success Report 2017