First Destination Study Highlights

About the Study

Information about the first destination of the undergraduate class of 2014 was collected using six sources:

Primary Sources For Data Include:

The 2014 Post-Graduation Survey conducted by Northwestern Career Advancement between October 2014 and January 2015

The 2014 Senior Survey administered by Institutional Research in April 2014

Secondary sources for data include:

The Association of American Medical Colleges Advisor Information System database (Health Professions Advising) and the Law School Admission Council’s 2013 – 2014 Prelaw Advisor Action Reports

The National Student Clearinghouse

Four Northwestern undergraduate schools and the Department of Athletics

The professional social networking service LinkedIn and Northwestern Directory

According to the University Registrar, there are 2,153 undergraduate students who graduated in Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Spring 2014, and Summer 2014. Thus, this report represents data from 80% or 1,732 members of the Class of 2014.  

View the 2014 Report.