Higher Education Act
Results from Western Illinois University's 2009 alumni survey of one-year out graduates indicated that more than 82 percent were employed, either full-time or part-time, with almost 75 percent indicating they secured their job within six months of graduation. More than 67 percent indicated that their job was closely related to their degree. WIU graduates indicated they were employed in a variety of occupations including; education, protective services, management, business operations, community and social services, sales, and office and administration. More than 93 percent indicated a positive attitude toward the university, and 91 percent had a positive attitude toward their major.
Almost 24 percent indicated they were enrolled at a university one year after graduating, with almost 20 percent indicating they were pursuing an additional degree.
** Career Services information can be found at http://www.wiu.edu/student_services/careers/