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 Next Destination Report 2019 (PDF) 

Business Outcomes Report 2019 (PDF)

Arts & Sciences Outcomes Report 2019 (PDF)

Class of 2019 Undergraduates

89% of the Class of 2019 survey respondents reported they are employed full time or attending graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.

       54%employed FT, 32%attending grad school, 6% job seeking3%working pt, 3%pursuing grad school, 2%other

n=1,648 (surveyed and knowledge rate of 68%, national average of 65%)

The Cohen Career Center's data collection for student career outcomes, reflected in this report, adheres to the standards and guiding principles established by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

top 15 best career services     top 20 best school for internships

Franek, R., & The Princeton Review (2019). The Best 385 Colleges (2020 Edition). New York: Penguin Random House.

93% of those working reported their career interests aligns very well/somewhat well with their work.

Industries Average Income
Business Careers $64,767
Creative Careers $48,000
Education Careers $40,154
Public Service Careers $54,586
STEM Careers $59,180
Top Employers
Employers who hired four or more 2019 undergraduates

Survey respondents report being hired by 418 unique employers. The employers below hired 4 or more class of 2018 graduates.

Top Employers
Accenture KPMG
Amazon National Institutes of Health
Booz | Allen | Hamilton Peace Corps
Capital One PWC
CGI Scribe America
Deloitte Teach For America
Epic University of Virginia
EY William & Mary
The George Washington University United States Armed Forces
Grant Thornton
Graduate & Professional School Enrollment

The Class of 2019 matriculated to 111 distinct graduate/professional programs. Below are institutions with 4 or more enrolled.

Graduate/Professional School Enrollment
Arizona State University
Boston University
Columbia University
Duke University
Eastern Virginia Medical School
George Mason University
The George Washington University
Georgetown University
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
Northwestern University
UC San Diego
The University of Chicago
University of Maryland
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
University of Virginia
Vanderbilt University
Virginia Tech
William & Mary

Students enrolled in a wide variety of programs, including (but not limited to): Medicine, Accounting, Psychology, Public Policy, Education, Law, Government, Counseling, Physics, Engineering and Public Health. Respondents are pursuing 25 different graduate degree types, including the following: 

First Destination Geographic Distribution

Derived from respondents who provided their geographic location for employment and graduate/professional school. 

US Geographic Distribution: 38 midwest, 148 northeast, 31 southwest, 573 mid-atlantic, 48 west, 76 south


International Distribution: 2 other north american, 4 south american, 7 africa, 17 europe, 11 sia, 3 australia