Career Outcomes for Allegheny College Graduates

Over 90% Allegheny College graduates are either employed or in graduate/professional programs within 8 months of graduation

84% of those who completed the Graduate Outcomes Survey report completing one or more internship while attending Allegheny College

2019 After Graduation Pie Chart

65.5% Employed

25.8% Graduate or Professional Studies

8.7% Seeking Employment

For four years in a row, Allegheny has ranked in the top 20% of all colleges and universities in the nation for salaries for early- and midcareer graduates

Allegheny is featured in The Princeton Review’s “The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment,” based on our academic rigor, affordability, and career outcomes for graduates.

Top Industry Sectors



Advanced Manufacturing




Sampling of Employers

  • American Colors, Inc.
  • Geva Theatre
  • Phipps Conservatory
  • Hefren-Tillotson
  • FBI
  • National Park Service
  • United States Marine Corps
  • BNY Mellon
  • Giant Eagle
  • Target
  • Bank of America
  • UPMC
  • Chautauqua Institution
  • PNC
  • Moody & Associates
  • National Forest Service
  • Parkhurst Dining
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Paragon Foods
  • Cambridge Associates
  • Friends of Trees
  • Chromoflo Technologies
  • Guardian Protection Services
  • STERIS Corporation
  • ConocoPhillips
  • AXA Equitable
  • Travelers Insurance
  • The Achievement Center
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Ainsworth Pet Nutrition
  • EQT Corporation
  • Flagship Niagara
  • Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia
  • University of Pittsburgh

Graduate and Professional Schools

29.7% Masters Degree in Arts and Sciences

17.2% Medicine

6.3% Law

10.9% Doctoral Program

15.6% Other Degree

20.3% Other Master’s Degree

Acceptance to law and medical school is over 80%, twice the national average.

Sampling of Schools

  • Duke University
  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Tulane University
  • Stanford University
  • Univeristy of Texas—Austin
  • Wake Forest University
  • Boston University
  • University of Virginia
  • Rutgers University
  • Georgetown
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)

Compensated Service Organizations

Peace Corps

Volunteers complete a twoyear commitment abroad working toward sustainable change in the fields of social and economic development.

Peace Corps Top 10 List of Small Schools


Members complete domestic one-year community service work in the fields of education, public safety, healthcare, and environmental protection.

Teach for America

Recent college graduates and professionals are placed in low-income communities throughout the U.S. for at least two years with the goal of eliminating educational inequality.

City Year

Participants between 17 and 24 years old complete tenmonth service assignments with high-need public school partners in the areas of tutoring, mentoring, and after-school programs.


68% Of the Class of 2017 report that they completed one or more internships while at Allegheny — (National average: 50%)

Sampling of Companies

  • Heritage Foundation
  • BNY Mellon
  • Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • 360i
  • Heinz Endowments
  • Larson Texts, Inc.
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Breakthrough Collaborative
  • Department of Environmental Protection
  • Acutec Precision Aerospace
  • Garmin International
  • UPMC
  • National Aviary
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Management Science Associates
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • CBS Radio
  • Center for Family Services
  • Giant Eagle
  • City of Pittsburgh
  • Ariba
  • The Achievement Center
  • AXA Technologies

Nationally Competitive Fellowships

23 Students honored in the last two years

2 Fullbright Scholarships

2 Boren Scholarships

18 Gilman Scholarships

1 Pennsylvania House Fellowship