Nationally, Cristo Rey students are three times more likely to complete a bachelor’s degree by age 24, relative to similar demographics. In addition, 98% of Cristo Rey Network graduates are accepted into a four-year university. Currently, Cristo Rey Network graduates are studying at colleges and universities across the country.
Universities across the country appreciate the values and skills built through a Cristo Rey education and find our graduates to be especially determined and resilient. The Cristo Rey Network partners with colleges and universities across the country. These partners have shown their dedication to graduates of Cristo Rey Network schools nationwide by offering various levels of support, ranging from admission consideration to scholarship aid to special oversight once students have matriculated. Some schools offer mentor programs and some host summer programs specifically for Cristo Rey students so that students can experience campus life as they are considering the best-fit college or university. Through these partnerships, qualified Cristo Rey graduates will have the opportunity to receive institutional aid up to 85% of the cost of their college tuition. Currently, the Cristo Rey Network has 51 university partners.