I know what I'm gonna do with that

smiling studentDid you know?

  • 89% of surveyed 2015-16 University of Illinois humanities graduates had secured a first destination, which means they’ve gotten jobs, are heading to graduate school, or are volunteering full time (that's higher than the campus average!)
  • Nine out of 10 employers want applicants with deep knowledge and understanding of democratic institutions and values, per the American Association of Colleges and Universities 2015 report.
  • History majors score almost 9 percent higher on the GMAT than business majors, according to the 2013 Humanities Report Card from AAAS.
  • Our alumni now work in almost every conceivable field, including law, business, tech, community outreach, teaching and more.
  • In a fast-changing world, the skills you build will be relevant to jobs that may not even exist yet.

The possibilities are endless, but here are a few of the paths our alumni have chosen:

  • Media

  • Non-profit management

  • Health care

  • Entertainment

  • Business

  • Technology

  • Education

  • Law

  • Government

  • Publishing