The numbers only tell part of the story of our graduates’ success.

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Yes, 98 percent of students are employed, enrolled in graduate school, serving in the military, or conducting service work within six months of graduating from Notre Dame. Early career salary ($59,000) is 32% higher compared to other four-year institution medians.

But that’s only the beginning. Our graduates start strong and finish stronger, continuing to strive for greatness over the course of their lives. Notre Dame alumni:

  • Preside as chief executive officers at 25 U.S. and international colleges and universities
  • Serve in leadership positions with companies ranging from General Electric to Bank of America to Sargento Foods
  • Hold high-level positions in government, including U.S. Congressmen representing California, Pennsylvania, New York, and Indiana, as well as the U.S. ambassadors to the Marshall Islands, and the Vatican
  • Have won a Nobel Prize in medicine, a Pulitzer Prize in journalism, and an Emmy Award for contributions to television technology   

Learn more about the success of Notre Dame graduates