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MPS 2023 graduates follow college and career dreams

MPS 2023 graduates follow college and career dreamsAs MPS seniors bid farewell to high school, their sights are already set on the future. Many graduates already have plans in place to pursue their college and career dreams.

MPS graduates have shared their future plans, and we are proud of their choices for college, the military, technical and trade schools, and the world of work. We are excited to offer a sampling of student destinations after graduation.

Wisconsin Colleges and Universities


  • Alverno College
  • Aveda Institute
  • Carroll University
  • Carthage College
  • Concordia University
  • Institute of Beauty and Wellness
  • Lakeland University
  • Lawrence University
  • Marian University
  • Marquette University
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Milwaukee Career College
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Mount Mary University
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Ripon College
  • UW–Eau Claire
  • UW–Green Bay
  • UW–La Crosse
  • UW–Madison
  • UW–Milwaukee
  • UW–Oshkosh
  • UW–Oshkosh at Fond du Lac
  • UW–Parkside
  • UW–Platteville
  • UW–River Falls
  • UW–Stevens Point
  • UW–Stout
  • UW–Whitewater
  • UW–Whitewater at Rock County
  • VICI Beauty School
  • Waukesha County Technical College


Out-of-State Colleges and Universities

  • AMDA College of the Performing Arts
  • Arkansas State University
  • Bemidji State University
  • Bradley University
  • College for Creative Studies
  • College of DuPage
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Cornell University
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • DePaul University
  • Eastern Arizona College
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ellsworth Community College
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Florida State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Grinnell College
  • Hamline University
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Iowa Lakes Community College
  • Johnson County Community College
  • Lake Forest College
  • Lehigh University
  • Lindenwood University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Metro State University
  • Midlands Technical College
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Mississippi State University
  • New York University
  • North Central University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oberlin College
  • Queens University of Charlotte
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Rice University
  • Rockford University
  • Scripps College
  • South Dakota State University
  • Triton College
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois Chicago
  • University of Minnesota Duluth
  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • Vassar College
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Youngstown State University


International Colleges and Universities

  • Ontario Tech University
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alabama State University
  • Alcorn State University
  • Central State University
  • Chicago State University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Fisk University
  • Florida Memorial University
  • Grambling State University
  • Harris-Stowe State University
  • Howard University
  • Jackson State University
  • Lane College
  • Livingstone College
  • Miles College
  • Morehouse College
  • Morgan State University
  • North Carolina A & T State University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Philander Smith College
  • Spelman College
  • Tennessee State University
  • Texas Southern University
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • West Virginia State University
  • Wiley College
  • Winston-Salem State University
  • Xavier University

Military Service and First Responders

  • Milwaukee Fire Department
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • United States Marines
  • United States Navy

Service Organizations

  • AmeriCorps
  • City Year


  • First Weber Real Estate
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Apprenticeship
  • Plumbers Union Local 75 Apprenticeship
  • Steamfitters Local 601 Apprenticeship
  • We Energies
  • WRTP Big Step

MPS congratulates all its graduates! We proudly send you on your way with the words of actor Chadwick Boseman: “Whatever you choose for a career path, remember the struggles along the way are only meant to shape you for your purpose.”


Stephen Davis, Media Relations Manager
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Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to accelerating student achievement, building positive relationships between youth and adults and cultivating leadership at all levels. The district’s commitment to improvement continues to show results:

  • Ninety-four percent of 2022-23 budget dollars go to support schools;
  • The MPS Class of 2023 earned $121 million in scholarships and grants; and
  • MPS is home to five of the state's top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

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