Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 34% Employment
  • 54% Graduate School
  • 1% Post-Graduate Service
  • 0% Fellowships
  • 1% Continuing Education
  • 9% Other

Top Locations

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  • Chicago, IL
  • Madison, WI
  • New Haven, CT
  • New York, NY
  • San Francisco Bay Area, CA


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 18% Completely
  • 64% Moderately
  • 9% Slightly
  • 9% Not at All

Graduate Schools


Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
California Institute of Technology PhD theoretical chemistry Pasadena, CA
Carnegie Mellon University PhD theoretical chemistry Pittsburgh, PA
Colorado State University PhD chemistry Fort Collins, CO
Columbia University PhD chemistry New York, NY
Duke University MD/PhD biomedical sciences Durham, NC
Duke University PhD biogeochemistry Durham, NC
Iowa State University PhD chemistry Ames, IA
Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences PhD biomedical sciences Rochester, MN
New York University PhD organic chemistry New York, NY
Northwestern University PhD chemistry Evanston, IL
Northwestern University PhD materials science & engineering Evanston, IL
Paris-Sud University MSc chemistry Paris, France
Purdue University PhD chemistry West Lafayette, IN
University of Akron PhD polymer science Akron, OH
University of California PhD chemistry Berkeley, CA
University of California PhD physical chemistry Berkeley, CA
University of Chicago PhD chemistry Chicago, IL
University of Delaware PhD organic chemistry Newark, DE
University of Illinois PhD analytical chemistry Urbana, IL
University of Kansas PhD physical chemistry Lawrence, KS
University of Oregon MS chemistry Eugene, OR
University of Pennsylvania MSEd secondary education Philadelphia, PA
University of Texas PhD chemistry Austin, TX
University of Utah PhD chemistry Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah PhD geological engineering Salt Lake City, UT
University of Wisconsin PhD analytical chemistry Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin PhD chemistry Madison, WI
Yale University PhD chemistry New Haven, CT
81% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program




Service Data

Organization Location
NJ LEEP Newark, NJ

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
CAVU Biotherapies research/science Houston, TX
Epic computing/technology Madison, WI
Fund for the Public Interest government/public policy Chicago, IL
Generation Teach education Boston, MA
Grinnell College Office of Development & Alumni Relations communications Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Mutual finance Grinnell, IA
HeartShare Human Services of New York social services New York, NY
Kemin research/science Des Moines, IA
Mote Marine Laboratory research/science Sarasota, FL
Specialized State Inspection of Analytical Control research/science Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Synedgen Inc. research/science Claremont, CA
The Lubrizol Corporation research/science Wickliffe, OH
University of Michigan research/science Ann Arbor, MI
Washington University in St. Louis research/science St. Louis, MO
Woods Hole Research Center research/science Falmouth, MA

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Air Force Research Laboratory zinc-halide complex synthesis Dayton, OH
Chinese Academy of Sciences chemistry Beijing, China
Hunter College, CUNY biochemistry New York, NY
Mayo Clinic biomedical scientist Rochester, MN
National Institutes of Health impact of mutation on hepatocytes Bethesda, MD
Northwestern University molecular biology Chicago, IA
Oak Ridge National Laboratory chemistry Oak Ridge, TN
Oak Ridge National Laboratory catalysis Oak Ridge, TN
Oak Ridge National Laboratory machine learning in computational chemistry Oak Ridge, TN
Oak Ridge National Laboratory materials science Oak Ridge, TN
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory chemistry Richland, WA
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory physical/analytical chemistry Richland, WA
Queensborough Community College antioxidants New York, NY
South Dakota State University analytical chemistry/artifact analysis Brookings, SD
Stanford University biochemistry & biophysics Stanford, CA
Texas A&M University biochemistry College Station, TX
University of Cologne materials chemistry Cologne, Germany
University of Copenhagen organic synthesis Copenhagen, Denmark
University of Delaware organic chemistry Newark, DE
University of Illinois materials chemistry Champaign, IL
University of Iowa synthesis of tetrafibricin Iowa City, IA
University of Minnesota organic synthesis & methodology Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota synthesis of charged chiral thiourea catalysts Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota synthetic organic and organometallic chemistry Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota theoretical chemistry Minneapolis, MN
University of Missouri genetics of micronutrient uptake Columbia, MO
University of Missouri organic chemistry Columbia, MO
University of Missouri plant sciences Columbia, MO
University of Notre Dame analytical chemistry South Bend, IN
University of Pennsylvania organic chemistry Philadelphia, PA
University of Wisconsin lithium ion battery physical chemistry Madison, WI
Vanderbilt University chemistry Nashville, TN
West China University of Medical Sciences interaction between flavinoids & DNA bases Chengdu, China
Off-Campus Study

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