Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 59% Employment
  • 25% Graduate School
  • 2% Post-Graduate Service
  • 4% Fellowships
  • 2% Continuing Education
  • 8% Other

Top Locations

Map of the world
  • Chicago, IL
  • Iowa City, IA
  • New York, NY
  • Seattle, WA


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 15% Completely
  • 76% Moderately
  • 3% Slightly
  • 6% Not at All

Graduate Schools


Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
Arizona State University MS medical nutrition Phoenix, AZ
Bowling Green State University PhD industrial organizational psychology Bowling Green, OH
Case Western Reserve University MA developmental psychology Cleveland, OH
Columbia University MSW social work New York, NY
Erikson Institute MS early childhood education & administration Chicago, IL
Georgetown University MA English literature Washington, DC
KU Leuven MS psychology Leuven, Belgium
Midwestern University MMS physician assistant studies Downers Grove, IL
Purdue University PhD cognitive psychology West Lafayette, IN
Syracuse University MA advertising Syracuse, NC
University College London MS language sciences London, UK
University College London MS neuroscience London, UK
University of Chicago MA social sciences Chicago, IL
University of Cincinnati PhD psychology Cincinnati, OH
University of Iowa MHA healthcare administration Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa MPH community & behavioral health Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa MPH community & behavioral health Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa PhD cognitive psychology Iowa City, IA
University of Michigan MM management Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota PhD developmental & child psychology Minneapolis, MN
University of Southern California MS computer science Los Angeles, CA
University of Vermont MS clinical mental health counseling Burlington, VT
University of Wisconsin PhD communication sciences & disorders Madison, WI
Vanderbilt University MEd child studies Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University MEd counseling Nashville, TN
94% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • Breakthrough Collaborative
  • College Possible

Service Data

Organization Location
Breakthrough Collaborative Cambridge, MA
City Year Jacksonville, FL
College Possible Chicago, IL
Kids on Course Cedar Rapids, IA



  • Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience
  • University of Iowa

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
John Mohan Russian Study Award Russia
Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience Chicago, IL
University of Iowa Iowa City, IA

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
ABC Magic education St. Petersburg, Russia
Ace Hardware business administration/management Oak Brook, IL
ACLU law/legal services Lincoln, NE
ACT, Inc. research/science Iowa City, IA
All Stars Project social services Chicago, IL
The American School in Japan education Tokyo, Japan
AmeriCorps education Grinnell, IA
Anixter Center social services Chicago, IL
Anschutz Cancer Center research/science Aurora, CO
Argonne National Lab research/science remote
Ba Dinh District Union of Labor government/public policy Hanoi, Vietnam
BCCSAZ PLZ law/legal services Tucson, AZ
Black Sea Trade and Development Bank business administration/management Thessaloniki, Greece
Boystown education Omaha, NE
Candeo social services Johnston, IA
Center for Children's Law and Policy government/public policy Washington, DC
Center for Community Health Equity healthcare Chicago, IL
Child Development Lab, UMD research/science College Park, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital healthcare Cincinnati, OH
Clever Creative communications/media Mar Vista, CA
Concordia Language Villages education Moorhead, MN
Crisis Intervention Services social services Oskaloosa, IA
Cultures of Dignity education Boulder, CO
Develop for Good computing/technology remote
Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener research/science Portland, OR
Edges Wellness Center LLC healthcare Minneapolis, MN
FEAFES Salamanca AFEMC healthcare Salamanca, Spain
Greenbelt Access Television Station communications/media Greenbelt, MD
Grinnell College Museum of Art creative/performing arts Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Regional Medical Center healthcare Grinnell, IA
Hanes Geo Components business administration/management Winston-Salem, NC
Harris Bricken communications/media Seattle, WA
Hennessy & Roach, PC law/legal services Chicago, IL
Horizons: A Family Alliance social services Cedar Rapids, IA
Howard University healthcare Washington, DC
iContracts data science/analytics Bridgewater, NJ
Iowa Homeless Youth Center social services Des Moines, IA
Javelina sales/marketing Phoenix, AZ
Kansas City Public Library consulting Kansas City, MO
KCJ Group education Tokyo, Japan
Lake Forest College research/science Chicago, IL
Law Office of Jillian N. Kong-Sivert, PLLC law/legal services Phoenix, AZ
The Learner Lab communications/media Des Moines, IA
Local Foods Connection social services Grinnell, IA
Looking Upwards social services Portsmouth, RI
Maritz Motivation Solutions consulting Fenton, MO
Mayflower social services Grinnell, IA
Mayo Clinic healthcare remote
MERIT education Baltimore, MD
Mile High Youth Corps research/science Denver, CO
The Mindfulness Center communications/media Bethesda, MD
Mindfulness Practices communications/media Portland, OR
Minnesota Reading Corps education Morris, MN
Morningstar Inc. finance remote IA
MP Louise Ellman government/public policy London, UK
mPulse Mobile healthcare Los Angeles, CA
NBCUniversal communications/media Universal City, CA
Northern Virginia Family Services social services Falls Church, VA
Ogilvy & Mather sales/marketing Mumbai, India
On Earth Peace education New Windsor, MD
Oxford English Academy education Hanoi, Vietnam
Pediatric Home Service sales/marketing Roseville, MN
PNB MetLife India Insurance Co. Ltd sales/marketing New Delhi, India
PROVAIL healthcare Seattle, WA
Raziel Sustainable Solutions Group business administration/management San Jose, CA
Salon Schrag creative/performing arts Vienna, Austria
San Diego Public Defender, Juvenile Delinquency law/legal services San Diego, CA
Santa Reparata International School of Art creative/performing arts Florence, Italy
Sarah's Inn education Oak Park, IL
Strato Analytics data science/analytics Barcelona, Spain
Venice Family Clinic healthcare Santa Monica, CA
Vermont Woodworking School creative/performing arts Cambridge, VT
Warner Bros communications/media Burbank, Ca
West Sound Wildlife Shelter research/science Bainbridge Island, WA
Y Ventures Group sales/marketing Singapore
The Yellow House healthcare Copenhagen, Denmark
Yo Quiero Yo Puedo communications/media remote

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Boston University developmental psychology Boston, MA
Davidson College addiction Davidson, NC
DePaul University Rohingya community psychology Chicago, IL
Harvard University epidemiology Cambridge, MA
Johns Hopkins University melanin & metal absorption in biotechnology Baltimore, MD
Korea University congruency sequence effect Seoul, Republic of Korea
Michigan State University computational biology remote
National Institute of Drug Abuse dopamine antagonist to inhibit oxycodone addiction Baltimore, MD
Ohio State University language & cognition Columbus, OH
Roanoke College death penalty in Virginia Salem , VA
Stanford University developmental psychology Stanford, CA
Tokyo Gakugei University bilingualism in London-born Japanese Children Tokyo, Japan
University of California infant cognition Davis, CA
University of California mindfulness San Diego, CA
University of Central Florida organizational psychology Orlando, FL
University of Delaware spatial cognition in preschoolers Newark, DE
University of Illinois diagnosing learning disabilities Chicago, IL
University of Iowa psychology Iowa City, IA
University of Maryland child development College Park, MD
University of Maryland childhood language exposure in low-income families College Park, MD
University of North Carolina sibling relationships Chapel Hill, NC
University of Notre Dame infant language acquisition South Bend, IN
Yale University comparative and developmental origins of social cognition New Haven, CT
Off-Campus Study

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