Career & Leadership Development

Class of 2020 Student Outcomes

Christendom Success Rate

Six months after graduation, the members of the Class of 2020 had an overall success rate of 98.8%, based on a survey with a 100% knowledge rate.

Class of 2020 Statistics:

Class of 2020 Career Readiness and Preparation Prior to Graduation

  • Had a critiqued and edited professional resume 100% 100%
  • Had an active, updated LinkedIn profile 100% 100%
  • Had experience writing cover letters 100% 100%
  • Were taught how to best search for relevant jobs 100% 100%
  • Were taught about the value of networking 100% 100%
  • Were taught how to properly interview for a job 100% 100%
  • Were taught the principles of good leadership 100% 100%

Overall Alumni Statistics

  • Well-educated, employed in every field.
  • Very happy that they attended Christendom.
  • 510+ alumnus-alumna marriages with very low divorce rate.
  • Many vocations to the religious life (94 priests, 52 sisters, 1 permanent deacon, 5 brothers, many in seminary).
  • Rise up the corporate ladder very quickly and are financially successful.
  • Are part of the solution to today’s problems in the culture.

Valuable Skills Gained Through Christendom’s Liberal Arts Education

  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Creativity and Innovation

What People Are Saying About Christendom Graduates

“They are a ‘must interview.’ They have a great work ethic, which follows the ethics they learn at the school. They are bright, with a penchant for continuous learning. I found that they have all the traits you want your own child to have — truthful, courteous, good interpersonal skills, respectful, and grateful.”

— Cindy Carci, Director of Sales at immixGroup

“Finding people with the right values and a good work ethic was proving very difficult for our business until we met with Christendom graduates. Their graduates have great attention to detail and learn the skills required for any position very quickly. We currently have employees who are Christendom graduates doing sales, marketing, management, customer service, and scheduling. They all do a fantastic job!”

— Tommy Salmon, General Manager at Hambleton Handyman

“I have hired over 20 Christendom graduates over the past 11 years for full-time and for part-time employment. I have always been impressed by their ability to work, to learn new tasks, and to take on responsibility in and out of the workplace. My business is quite complicated, and their ability to adapt to the various situations is very important. The graduates of Christendom with whom I have had the pleasure of working possess a deep character of integrity and virtue.”

— Paul Uhlenkott, Owner at EcoNize Closets

“Character, work ethic, good manners, and class are all attributes most employers value. We have found these very qualities in Christendom students — that’s why our company has already hired six Christendom alumni.”

— Jeffrey Knight, President at TrueShred

Graduate Schools

Christendom graduates have been accepted to and enrolled in the the following graduate schools:

  • Arizona State University (Business)
  • Augustine Institute (Theology)
  • Ave Maria School of Law
  • Baylor University School of Law
  • Brussels School of International Studies (Business)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (English)
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Charlotte School of Law
  • Christendom College Graduate School (Theology)
  • Claremont Graduate University (History)
  • Concord Career College (Nursing)
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Dickinson School of Law
  • Drexel University (Educational Administration)
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Florida State University (Literature)
  • Fordham University (Philosophy)
  • George Mason University (Nursing, History, Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, International Commerce & Policy, Spanish, Law)
  • Georgetown University Law School
  • Harvard University (Classics)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (Business)
  • James Madison University (Business)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Neuroscience, Education, Politics)
  • L’Academie de Cuisine (Culinary arts)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Philosophy)
  • Loyola University Maryland (Education)
  • Marquette University (Philosophy, Counseling & Educational Psychology)
  • Marymount University (Nursing, Education)
  • Montessori Training Center of Minnesota
  • Northeastern University (Business, Accounting)
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family (Theology)
  • Providence College (Teaching)
  • Saba University School of Medicine
  • Shenandoah University (Business, Music)
  • State University of New York (SUNY) (Library Science)
  • St. John’s College, Annapolis (Liberal Arts)
  • St. Louis University (History)
  • Texas A&M University (MBA – International Trade)
  • The Catholic University of America (Literature, Political Science, Library Science, Philosophy, Classics, Theology, Business, Church History, Early Christian Studies, Social Work, Law)
  • The College of William & Mary Law School
  • The Institute for the Psychological Sciences (Psychology)
  • The Institute of World Politics (Political Studies)
  • The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (Theology)
  • The Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome (Theology)
  • The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome (Theology)
  • The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome (Communications)
  • The University of Dallas (English, Theology, Business, Psychology, Humanities)
  • The University of Dayton School of Law
  • The University of Denver (Library Science)
  • The University of California Davis Law School
  • The University of Colorado (French)
  • The University of Louisville Law School
  • The University of Maryland (Management/Accounting, Business)
  • The University of Memphis—Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • The University of Miami (Architecture)
  • The University of Notre Dame (Educational Administration, Architecture, Philosophy, History, Theology, Business)
  • The University of Notre Dame Law School
  • The University of Oxford, England (English, Anthropology)
  • The University of Paris, Sorbonne (Philosophy)
  • The University of Richmond Law School
  • The University of Tulsa (History)
  • The University of Virginia (History)
  • The University of Virginia Law School
  • The University of West Virginia School of Medicine
  • The University of York, England (Literature)
  • University of Louisville School of Dentistry
  • University of Tennessee-Knoxville (Business)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nursing)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (Physical Therapy)
  • Virginia Tech (Business, Architecture, Accounting)
  • Washington and Lee Law School
  • Western New England School of Law


Students from recent graduating classes are employed at the following companies:

  • Aflac
  • AllClaimsPro
  • Aloraca, Inc.
  • Amazon.com
  • Atlantis
  • Austin College
  • Blue Ridge Graphics
  • Cato Institute
  • Chelsea Academy
  • Christendom College
  • Church of the Holy Trinity
  • City of Charlottesville
  • Comcast
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Cornerstone Construction
  • Deloitte Consulting, LLP
  • Department of Justice
  • Diocese of Metuchen
  • Diocese of Peoria
  • Dynamic Catholic Institute
  • Central Connecticut Chiropractic
  • eComEngine, LLC
  • Eco-nize Custom Cabinetry
  • Enable Marketing
  • Fellowship of Catholic University Students
  • Freedom Partners
  • Front Royal Christian School
  • Front Royal Pregnancy Center
  • Grand Heritage Hotels – The Stanley
  • Great Hearts Academy
  • Gregory the Great Academy
  • Hambleton Construction
  • Handley Regional Library
  • Hard as Nails Ministries
  • Holy Family Academy
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Leadership Institute
  • Life Site News
  • M&T Bank
  • McCarthy & Akers, PLC
  • Media Research Center
  • National Park Service
  • Northern Virginia Roofing Company
  • Population Research Institute
  • Pyramid Network Services, LLC
  • Rappahannock Cellars
  • Renaissance Montessori School
  • RiskLens, Inc
  • RLA Insurance Intermediaries
  • Roofsimple
  • Saban Capital Group
  • Seton Home Study School
  • Seton Teaching Partners
  • Simi Valley Public Library
  • Sole Solutions, Inc.
  • Spotsylvania County Schools
  • State Farm
  • The Azarian Group
  • The Cardinal Newman Society
  • The Darby School of Language
  • The Freedom Center
  • The Heritage Foundation
  • The Inn at Little Washington
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Thomistic Institute at the Dominican House of Studies
  • TrueShred
  • Two Hearts Counseling
  • United States Capitol Police
  • US Space & Rocket Center
  • Vesta Property Management
  • Virginia International Academy
  • Webster Groves Animal Hospital
  • Wells Fargo
  • Willow Oaks Assisted Living
  • Winchester Medical Center
  • Winston Hospitality
  • Youngsville Academy

Contact Christendom College’s director of career development, Kristin Stephens, to find out more about how Christendom College assists its students in striving for excellence and achieving greatness.

Email | 540.551.9233

Christendom College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
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