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MPS graduates follow college and career dreams

As MPS seniors bid farewell to high school, their sights are already set on the future. Many graduates already have plans in place to begin pursuing 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 pleased to offer a sampling of where our students are heading after graduation.

Colleges and Universities

 

  • American University
  • Arizona State University
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Concordia University–Irvine
  • Concordia University–St. Paul
  • Cornell University
  • DePaul University
  • Duke University
  • Florida International University
  • Iowa Central Community College
  • Jefferson College
  • Lee University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Macalester College
  • Purdue University
  • Rockford University
  • Saint Xavier University
  • Southern Utah University
  • Stanford University
  • Syracuse University
  • Triton College
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Minnesota, Duluth
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Western Illinois University
  • William Penn University
  • Yale University

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

  • Benedict College
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Fort Valley State University
  • Grambling State University 
  • Hampton University
  • Howard University
  • Jackson State University
  • Kentucky State University
  • Morehouse College
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Philander Smith College
  • Prairie View A&M
  • Shaw University
  • Tennessee State University
  • Tougaloo College
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • Southern University and A&M College
  • Talladega College
  • Xavier University of Louisiana

Wisconsin Colleges and Universities

  • Alverno College
  • Bryant & Stratton
  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Carroll University
  • Carthage College
  • Concordia University
  • Empire Beauty School
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • Lakeland University
  • Madison Area Technical College
  • Marian University
  • Marquette University
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Mount Mary
  • Northland College
  • Ripon College
  • UW–Eau Claire 
  • UW–Green Bay 
  • UW–La Crosse
  • UW–Madison
  • UW–Milwaukee
  • UW–Oshkosh 
  • UW–Parkside
  • UW–Platteville
  • UW–River Falls
  • UW–Stevens Point 
  • UW–Stout
  • UW–Superior
  • UW–Whitewater
  • Viterbo University
  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • Wisconsin Lutheran

Military Service and First Responders

  • Milwaukee Fire Department
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • United States Coast Guard
  • United States Marines
  • United States National Guard
  • United States Navy

Service Organizations

 

  • AmeriCorps 
  • City Year

MPS congratulates all its graduates! In the words of Dr. Seuss, “Today is your day. You’re off to great places! You’re off and away! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!”

Contacts

Earl Arms, Media Relations Manager

armsev@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
414-688-9664

Shahree Douglas, Director Communications & Outreach

douglas@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
414-940-2702

About Milwaukee Public Schools

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 percent of 2019-20 budget dollars go directly to classrooms;
  • The MPS Class of 2018 earned $86.2 million in scholarships; and
  • MPS is home to five of the state and nation's top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

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