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The experiences students have at Valparaiso University help prepare them for a wide variety of opportunities after they graduate. Visit to read stories and watch videos about how Valpo students prepare for success after college.


This summary of the annual Valparaiso University Graduate Report offers a snapshot of 607 graduates from the classes of December 2017 and May and August 2018 (a knowledge rate of 91.9%*).

97 percent of valpo graduates employed or attending graduate school
overall placement rate by school: arts and sciences 97.2 percent; business 95.9 percent; engineering 95.7 percent; nursing and health professions 98.7 percent.
5 year average: 76.6% employed; 18.2% graduate school; 4.5% seeking employement; 0.2% not seeking employement
Employement by top 10 industries: health care, k-12 education, manufacturing, engineering, automotive, government, retail, advertising, medical, nonprofit
grads living in the u.s. by region: midwest 84%; west 4.7%; south 4.5%; southwest 3.4%; mid-atlantic 3%; northeast 0.4%
Key business partners: Caterpillar, Lilly, General Mills, Northwestern Medicine, The Walt Disney Company, NASA, ABC 7 Chicago, GM, Indiana Dunes, PWC, ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission

Visit the Career Center to learn more about the variety of career resources available to Valpo students.