Great Careers. Great lives.
UVA Alumni: Leading in Personal and Professional Happiness

In a recent Gallup survey conducted among alumni of colleges and universities across the nation, UVA alumni outpaced the national average in four key areas:

Employment

85%

of UVA alumni are in the workforce
This exceeds the national average of 79%

Engagement at Work

48%

of UVA alumni report being engaged at work
This exceeds the national average of 39%

Well-Being

In a measure of five elements of well-being

  • purpose
  • social
  • financial
  • community
  • physical

UVA alumni outpace national averages in all five areas. And more than

4 in 10

UVA alumni strongly agree that the
University prepared them well for life outside of college.

Attachment to Their Alma Mater

72%

of alumni are more emotionally attached to the University
than students from other universities

Read more about the lasting value of a UVA degree.