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The Next Step Graduate Schools

For many Scholars, their undergraduate experience is just the start of their academic pursuits. In 2020-21, 42% of our graduating class planned to enter graduate or professional school after graduation. Here is a breakdown of which degrees our graduates will be pursuing.

Employers Other Outcomes
Degree Percentage of Graduates
DVM 4%
JD 12%
MA/MS 34%
MD or MD/PhD 10%
PhD 38%
Other 2%

Advanced Study Sampling of Grad Schools

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Boston University
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University of Cambridge
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Case Western Reserve University
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University of Chicago
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Cornell University
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University of Delaware
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Drexel University
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Duke University
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Duquesne University
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George Mason University
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George Washington University
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Georgia Tech
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Harvard University
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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Johns Hopkins University
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University of Maryland
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University of Michigan
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Michigan State University
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North Carolina State University
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Northeastern University
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University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania logo
University of Pennsylvania
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Penn State University
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University of Pittsburgh
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Purdue University
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Rutgers University
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Stanford University
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Stony Brook University
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Temple University
University of Tennessee logo
University of Tennessee
University of Texas at Austin logo
University of Texas at Austin
Texas A&M University logo
Texas A&M University
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Tufts University
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Villanova University
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University of Wisconsin Madison
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Yale University
Schreyer Scholar Annie Liu

I was looking at a lot of other big schools, and they were all places where I could’ve done my double major in music and science. When I got into Schreyer, however, I realized I wouldn’t have all these opportunities provided here at other schools, and that really elevated Penn State for me.

Annie Liu '21 Biology

The Next Step Grad Schools

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