Students looking for a college want to know that their education will lead to success, and Wheaton graduates are finding exactly that.

Just six months after graduation, 97 percent of Wheaton alumni in the five most recent classes have secured full- or part-time employment, are pursuing graduate/professional degrees or are gaining career experience through internships, fellowships or service opportunities.*

How do we define graduates’ success?

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Earning Power

First jobs for Wheaton graduates

A sampling of six-month outcomes survey results for the classes of 2014-2018

  • Data Associate at
  • Comedian at Bring Your Own Improv
  • Chemist at Colgate-Palmolive
  • Production Assistant at Comedy Central
  • Data Analyst at Google
  • Financial Analyst at JP Morgan Chase and Company
  • Emergency Manager at Massachusetts Air National Guard
  • Software Engineer at Microsoft
  • Page at NBC Universal Inc.
  • Director of Outreach at New York City Council
  • Editorial Assistant at Oxford University Press
  • Bench Scientist at Pfizer
  • Software Engineer at Raytheon

Employers recruiting Wheaton students

A sampling of companies and organizations that visit campus to recruit for jobs and internships

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Amazon
  • Citibank
  • Comcast
  • Hasbro
  • Justice Resource Institute
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Live Nation
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Mercer
  • New York Life
  • Raytheon
  • State Street
  • Teach for America
  • United Way
  • Verizon

Advanced study

Our graduates earn admission to the nation’s most prestigious graduate and professional schools, and their Wheaton education helps prepare them for the rigors of advanced study. More than 40 percent of our students enroll in graduate school within five years of leaving Wheaton. Sixteen percent of the members of the past three graduating classes are pursuing graduate or professional degrees.

Top 10 Graduate Programs
(Ranked by attendance since 2006)
  1. Harvard University
  2. Boston University
  3. Northeastern University
  4. Simmons College
  5. Lesley University
  1. New York University
  2. Boston College
  3. University of Massachusetts Boston
  4. Tufts University
  5. University of New England



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*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 72% for the classes of 2014-2018